Potter confident he'll keep job

Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter today spoke to the media about his future at Wests Tigers and the clash with Parramatta on Friday night.


Potter said he expects to coach on and is concentrating on finishing the season in the right way after a season dogged by injuries.


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"I'll just do my job," said Potter. "I expect nothing to happen. I'll get on with the job.


"I'm confident of keeping my job next year.


"The players are still playing to the best of the ability.


Potter is excited about the improvement he has seen in the host of debutants who have come on in leaps and bounds in 2013.


Despite a season hit by unexpected roadblocks, the coach praised the efforts of his players.


"I'm confident the young guys are going to get better in the future and the senior guys are doing the job for us."


"I take responsibility for the football team.


"We are where we are because of circumstances a little bit beyond our control."


When asked about the form of departing star Benji Marshall, Potter supported his player and said he hoped to see the former New Zealand captain finish the season in first grade.


That would see Marshall play his 200th game in the NRL against South Sydney in Round 25 at Allianz Stadium.


"No one is guaranteed of a place in the team, it's a performance based game. I would like to think he could finish his time in the NRL being selected and I'm confident he can do that."