Date: 3rd May 2016 at 6:33pm
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On loan Manchester United youngster James Wilson has said Brighton should take the positives from Monday’s draw with Derby County.

With Wilson finding the leveller on the day to take a point deep into stoppage time, he said everybody in the camp had been disappointed not to take the win, but spirits were high going into Middlesbrough at the weekend.

Speaking to the Official Site in his own post game press conference, Wilson explained.

‘We’re disappointed but as the manager said, if someone had told us that coming into the last game of the season we’d need one win to get automatic promotion, we’d have bitten their hands off. We didn’t get the result we wanted, but the goal gives us a lift really. It`s all about confidence; the fans gave the players a real lift in the dressing room, a great lift, and the goal means we`re not going into the last game on the back of a defeat. You could ask many players how they’d feel about going into this situation and they would say something different, but personally I’d prefer to go into the game needing a win, because it starts getting nervous with 20 minutes to go if it’s still 0-0. I think I’d prefer to go up there and give it a good go.’

The 20 year old went on to say that the game at the Riverside at the weekend would be one of the biggest moments of his career if manager Chris Hughton gives him the call for the game.

‘Obviously my debut stands out a lot, but in terms of pressure on a game for the team and the fans, it’s going to be right up there with the best of them. I picked up an illness through the Christmas period and I’ve been in and out of the team, so I’ve just had wait for my chance to get back in and I managed to score. My fitness is good and I’m training well so hopefully I can contribute to the last game of the season; I’m looking forward to it.’

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