Paolo di Canio cuts short Swindon Town's JPT celebrations

Paolo di Canio
Di Canio's side are now 13 games unbeaten in all competitions

Swindon manager Paolo di Canio has urged his players to forget about their success in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy and focus on their league campaign.

Tuesday's 2-1 win against Southend earned the Robins a southern area final tie against Barnet.

They are also pushing for promotion in League Two and currently sit sixth in the table, unbeaten in eight games.

"I've told them enough celebration. From tomorrow we are thinking about the league," Di Canio told BBC Wiltshire.

"We need to forget what's happened. They did fantastic and they need keep the best from this.

"We know that the double final is conquered. The Wigan game [FA Cup] is there, waiting for us. We are now thinking about the league.

"But the fact that we won is really, really important because it gives us a chance to go to Wembley and that's the dream and I hope one day we can reach this."

Meanwhile, Di Canio has praised the impact of loan striker Ronan Murray, after the Ipswich youngster came off the bench to score the winner against Southend.

Di Canio hails 'belief' in Swindon squad

"I sent the player on the field because I think they can give me something different," added Di Canio. "I couldn't expect it in that way but he proved himself straight away.

"His size doesn't matter. He uses it in the right way. He has the ability and desire to attack the box. Obviously you can see after 20 minutes that he was struggling because he's not yet at our fitness level but I hope we can build this in the next few weeks.

"But in the way he came on to score the goal I can only say thanks and be happy."

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