Date: 26th April 2017 at 10:18am
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Solly March was obviously delighted to win this season’s Young Player of the Year award but next season he’s hoping to be more in contention for the senior award.

Having been named as the winner on Monday night, March told the Official Site that whilst he was pleased with the award, his season and winning promotion, next year he was hoping to have a greater impact and follow in Anthony Knockaert’s footsteps.

‘I think I`m still young enough to win it next season, but I want to win the main one next time. Obviously it`s nice to get an individual award, but promotion is a much bigger achievement for everyone. That means a lot more. To come back, in the second half of the season, and play my part was nice, but to win the league after promotion, it would cap off a great year.’

With Premier League promotion from the Championship already secured this season, March went on to admit that it probably wouldn’t fully sink into the players until the season was over and they had chance to fully reflect on the last campaign.

‘It probably won`t sink in that we`re in the Premier League until we start playing there. Once the fixtures come out, it will be great with the little details like Nike footballs and having the Amex on Fifa. The little details will make it special and everyone can`t wait to test themselves against the best players in the world. It`s a challenge that we`ll take in our stride. We`ll try and improve to stay in the league, that`s the aim next year. If we finish 17th, we`ll probably take that, but we want to compete in the best way we can.’

With Bristol City up next and the potential to take the Championship title itself, he ended by saying.

‘We`d definitely be annoyed with ourselves if we finish second, but hopefully we can get the win on Saturday that gets us the title and a little medal to take home. Hopefully I can go away to the Euros, and that will include a five/six week training camp on top of the tournament. The holidays don`t bother me. I`ll have a chance to have a break before and after that, so you`d take going away with England because it`s a proud moment.’

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