Date: 1st February 2016 at 9:16am
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Manager Lee Johnson couldn’t have been more delighted by the performance of the players on Saturday as they registered their sixth League One win on the spin.

Taking the game at the County Ground against Swindon one nil, with San Winnall’s late 88th minute winner giving us all three points, Johnson was delighted with the side as they kept plugging away.

Speaking to the Official Site in his post game press interviews, a delighted manager explained.

‘I think when you come to Swindon, you have to set out a plan. You’ve got to make sure they can’t break the lines and get in between you and they rarely did. At half time, we came in and we’d had 10 shots to their one. Really we should have taken one of them. In the second half we did get pegged back a bit for 15 or 20 minutes but still looked like we could break on them and score. I’m delighted for the lads because they’ve put in a good shift there. It’s their third game in a week. Another really tough game but our organisation was that good we earned ourselves an opportunity for Sam to score the winner.’

Winnall’s strike was his 16th of the season, and Johnson went on to say that he always knew the game would play out differently from the Bradford game ahead of it.

‘Today was always going to be completely different. I thought James Bree was superb, Josh Brownhill had a great game and Conor marshalled it. The back-line rarely got threatened, I’m a happy gaffer tonight! We have said before how young a group it is and now it becomes exciting because we’re not making individual errors and teams are not getting through us because we’ve done so much organisational work. We can go on the front foot, we’re always dangerous going forward and today we could have had four.’

Having referenced the younger crop in our ranks, he went on to pick out a couple for specific praise following the performance.

‘Alfie is definitely going to be a top player. He’s ironing out those things he needed to work on to become the player he can be. Lloyd was always a threat. He’s a great worker, he works his socks off. He’s unfortunate he hasn’t set up a couple or got a goal himself. But, generally, he’s a great kid to work with.’

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