Date: 25th October 2016 at 2:22am
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Winger Jamie Murphy has praised team mate and fellow substitute Dale Stephens for his winning goal against Wigan Athletic at the weekend.

With both coming on in the second half and playing their part in taking all three points on the day at the DW Stadium, he told the Official Site in his own post game press interviews that he was just pleased to have got a few more match minutes under his belt, and he was full of praise for the strike Stephens dug out on the day.

‘You always want to get on the park; it doesn`t matter if you`re winning, drawing or losing, you just want to make an impact. Dale came on and scored a great goal, so happy days. It`s a great goal and it`s underestimated how hard it is to hit a ball when it`s bouncing like that. To put it in the top corner is a great strike. The more people that can score, the better. We`ve got Sam Baldock, Tomer Hemed and Glenn Murray upfront who can always score goals, so if I can get a goal from midfield then that`s even better.’

With manager Chris Hughton admitting it was a below par performance, Murphy was on board with that but he also spoke about drifting in and out of the team, and he said he wasn’t frustrated because competition at the club is high.

‘Some games are going to be like that, they did well to stop us in the first half. Sometimes that`s what you can put it down to, the other team doing well against you, so we`ll take the three points and go back to Brighton. You want to play, everyone does and you`ve just got to do your best when you`re on the park, and then look forward to the next game. We train every day and the manager knows what we can do. Sometimes the games require certain attributes that some players have and others don`t. The manager is the one that picks the team and all you can do is play the best you can.’

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