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Saturday, 12th August 2017 Kick-off 15:00
Waghorn Pleased to Hit Ground Running
Saturday, 12th Aug 2017 18:44

Striker Martyn Waghorn was delighted to open his Town goals account with the winner as the Blues came from behind to beat Barnsley 2-1 at Oakwell.

The 27-year-old, who cost a bargain fee of around £300,000 when he joined from Rangers earlier in the week, came on at half-time along with David McGoldrick and, after the Ireland international had equalised, slotted home the winner in the 70th minute.

“We started the game a bit sluggish and we turned the game around second half, which is huge for confidence and morale,” Waghorn, who was making his Blues league debut having come on as a sub in the Carabao Cup at Luton on Tuesday, said afterwards.

“As a striker and as a new player you always want to hit the ground running, start well and get the goal, I am very pleased with that.  

“The win showed the spirit we have in this group, they all fight for each other, work for each other.   “Coming to a place like this is going to be tough so going back down there with three points is huge for the lads.”

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OwainG1992 added 19:01 - Aug 12
Yes Waggo! Genuine excitement around the club. It's lovely to see. Bring on Millwall.
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howdonblue added 19:17 - Aug 12
Great start waggy !

It is Fantastic to be excited about supporting our club again!

£300.000 what a snip
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BlueandTruesince82 added 19:19 - Aug 12
Having lost at home to Hibs today I wonder what Rangers fans are saying?
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yungblue added 20:07 - Aug 12
A player who thrives off confidence, that first goal was crucial.
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Edmundo added 20:20 - Aug 12
Bloody hell! Is Waggo our new Marcus Stewart? Let's get carried away while we still can. Top of the League after Millwall?
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Lightningboy added 20:38 - Aug 12
What a snip..could turn into the signing of the season.

Brilliant stuff..so nice to have some positives for a change.
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norfolkbluey added 20:39 - Aug 12
Lets not get carried away. One swallow doesn't make a summer! Forget that YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS. Well done guys and great start to the season to all.
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ianmarshall10 added 20:45 - Aug 12
Great finish Waggo perfect debut winning goal👍🏻
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Pencilpete added 21:30 - Aug 12
Waghorn for 300k is an absoloute stroke of genius and where i haven't given MM or ME alot of credit lately some of the signings we have made this summer have been really good.

lets have some positivity - MM seems to have a new lease of life and its spreading
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jabberjackson added 22:54 - Aug 12
Waggy waggy waggy
Oi oi Oi
Waggy waggy waggy
Oi oi oi
Waggy
Oi
Waggy
Oi
Waggy waggy waggy
Oi oi oi
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Pessimistic added 02:22 - Aug 13
Nice squad. Nice result.
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Sam added 13:30 - Aug 13
Waggy is a great signing. We now have a good squad to push for top six.
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