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Boss: We're on a high – video & gallery

7 October 2017

Boss Gary Johnson paid tribute to his side’s character and resilience in the aftermath of a dramatic 2-1 victory over Swindon Town.

Brian Graham handed the Robins a first half lead but Matt Preston draw his side level seven minutes after the restart.

Substitute Danny Wright had missed a penalty but atoned for the wasted opportunity with a goal four minutes into added on time.

“You can’t get a better finish than that," said Johnson. "I was going to make a couple of subs and get the big ‘uns on but the fourth official said there wasn’t enough time for that.

“But thankfully I didn’t. Danny Wright’s going to work hard to get on the end of something after the missed penalty, and Pelly too who missed the free-kick and his cross made the goal.

“Danny smashed it in, and it was great to see three sides of the ground go up as one.

“It’s a Roy of the Rovers story, but that’s football. It only takes a second to score a goal and your life changes."

"Danny’s week has definitely changed, after Tuesday’s sending off and the missed penalty.

“I thought we showed great character to win today because Swindon Town are a very good team and will be there, or thereabouts at the end of the season.

“We needed to be resilient and we were. I thought we had the first half and they had the second half but fortunately, we took the three points.

”The players, managers and board of directors were as one after the game and it was really fantastic to see. We’re on a high.”

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