Date: 12th November 2015 at 2:33pm
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Home debutant Ademola Lookman and Tariq Holmes-Dennis have given their thoughts following the crucial victory over Sheffield Wednesday in the last game.

Beginning with Lookman, he was speaking to the Official Site following the progress he’s made over the last 12 months following his arrival at the club.

Making his home debut against Wednesday last weekend as a late substitute, he was delighted to have had that opportunity given he was playing non league football this time last year.

‘I was very, very pleased. This is a very big step up for me. I`ve still got to work hard, do the right things and look to establish myself in the squad. Coming from Sunday league into a professional club was always going to be a big step. I`m happy with how I`ve adapted and I`m pleased with my progress. It`s good that this club gives opportunities to young players. Making my debut on Tuesday and playing again on Saturday has really given me confidence to push myself for greater things – like scoring my first goal.’

As for Holmes-Dennis in his own interview, the 20 year old acknowledged he was in an unfamiliar position at right back for the game, but he was just pleased to have played his part in the victory.

‘I was surprised coming on so early, but excited as well. I`ve not played at right-back too many times and I didn`t feel too uncomfortable there. It`s more difficult than you might think, though. People might just think that you`re going over to the other side but your angles change and the way you receive the ball. Even when it comes to your defensive awareness, everything changes but I really enjoyed it. It was good for me to get a cross in nice an early, and for it to lead to the first goal. That gave a bit of confidence to just settle into the game and allowed me to play my game as normal.’

With the international break now upon but with a return to winning ways and the confidence boost that has been, he knows it’s important we get right back to it on the training pitch though so we are ready to keep – hopefully – building on the last result and go unbeaten for a few.

‘We needed to go into the break on a high, so that when we come back we can push on, keep training with a high intensity and look forward to the next game with the same confidence that we`ve just come out of this one with.’

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