SWINDON Town goalkeeping coach Steve Mildenhall said "it is hard to put into words this whole year" but was pleased his team showed some self-pride against Wigan Athletic.

Already relegated, Swindon fought back from two goals down twice to end their League One campaign with a 4-3 victory over the Latics on Sunday.

Mildenhall was pleased that Town avoided finishing bottom of the table but admitted his boyhood club was nowhere near good enough overall.

He said: “The fact that we won is one thing I can take out of the game, but other than that I don’t really want to talk about one game.

“Yes, we’ve won one game, but over 46 games we weren’t good enough.

“Any win is good to have because around the last game of the season it’s well-stated how many players are out of contract.

“For me, it was very important to get a win because we knew we were down, but we wanted to show that little bit of self-pride.”

Town won two of their final five games, but that was never going to be enough to stay up with the form that AFC Wimbledon, Wigan and Rochdale showed towards the end of the season.

Mildenhall – who suffered relegation at Town just once during his five-season stint as a player – was pleased to hit one target in a campaign where so many were missed.

He said: “One thing we didn’t want to do is come bottom of this division. I don’t think anyone should give up and end up where you are, so in that sense we’ve won the game, we’ve made sure we’ve not come bottom of this league.

“But obviously, where we ended up is what we’re disappointed with. It’s hard to put into words this whole year and the things that have happened, but it’s just very, very, very disappointing and frustrating.”