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Will on his first senior goal after 14 years with AFC Wimbledon

Extended highlights and reaction on our iFollow channel

8 April 2018

It had been a long wait for Will Nightingale to finally net his first senior goal for Wimbledon, but the 22-year-old was in no mood to celebrate afterwards.

The late setback of conceding with five minutes to go was a blow to Wimbledon's hope of staying up, the equaliser arriving after Wimbledon's Man of the Match scored a brilliant header early on against Scunthorpe United.

Speaking during an interview for iFollow, Will, who joined our academy at the age of eight, retains plenty of belief that AFC Wimbledon will stay up.

"I cannot be happy with the goal, as nice as it is for my family, and a proud day for them considering I've been at the club for 14 years," said Will. "If we stay up at the end of the season, or rather when we stay up, because I believe we are going to do it, I can reflect on this moment and be happy about it. Until then, we have one job in mind and that's the only thing that matters.

"If we win on Tuesday, this turns into a great point. We just have to switch on for the next game now (against Charlton). Scunthorpe are a good side, so it goes to show how good a team we can be. We are coming away being disheartened with only a point. We need to have that belief that we can go into every game and get three points."

Click on the link above to watch Rob Cornell's full interview with Will Nightingale. Extended highlights from the match against Scunthorpe are also on our iFollow channel.

See below to watch Will's goal as part of the match highlights on our official You Tube channel.


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