"For my personal pride, I want to us to finish as high as we can, and not just because it makes the play-offs easier," Wilkin told
BBC Radio Merseyside.
"The league table is a good barometer of who's been the best side all year."
The England international forward continued: "It's ridiculous that you can finish eighth and be deemed the champions but, the way the competition is set up, you can have a decent shot at it from anywhere in that top eight."
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