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"IT WAS AN UNBELIEVABLE FEELING, I KNEW I WAS GOING TO SCORE." - WILL GRIGG ON HIS TITLE-WINNING GOAL

10 May 2018

  • Reaction: Will Grigg speaks about his Sky Bet League One title-winning goal.
  • Striker reflects on the magic moment against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday.
  • Grigg scored his 19th league goal and 26th in all competitions.

The dust has seemingly settled on Latics' Sky Bet League One title-winning celebrations following a weekend of emotion and prolonged partying, but we continue to reflect on the season that was, with Will Grigg telling us just how special a moment it was as the ball hit the back of the net against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday afternoon.

"It was an unbelievable feeling," Grigg began.

"It was a great ball by Powelly, I managed to beat the offside trap and as soon as I took my first touch I knew I was going to score. The keeper made himself quite big but I managed to find the gap between his legs and from that moment on it's all a bit of a blur.



"I'm not sure why I took my top off at the end but it was great to celebrate with the fans, I think I was about 10 rows back in the end.

"I'm usually quite relaxed when I score because I like to take everything in but we've worked so hard to this and we didn't want to slip at the final hurdle, so I got a bit carried away. It was a special moment."

Grigg's goal maintained Latics' two-point lead over Blackburn Rovers to clinch the League One title, the club's third in a row in its last three seasons at this level of the EFL pyramid, an achievement the 26-year-old was keen on accomplishing.

"From day one the aim was promotion, but when you get that close all you want to do is win the league. We feel like we've dominated the league even though the points totals are close. We feel we're by far the best team in the league and on Saturday we proved that.

"As soon as the gaffer and his staff came in we knew it was going to be a really positive season. The boys have been brilliant, the records speak for themselves with the amount of clean sheets we've kept and the number of goals we've scored.

"It's been unbelievable and to finish it off on a day like Saturday felt like it was meant to be."

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