Interview : Sam Foley : 19/05/2013
Sam Foley Speaks To The BBC After The Play-Off Final Victory Over Brentford
Sam Foley
Sam Foley
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Yeovil Town midfielder Sam Foley spoke to BBC Bristol reporter Andy Howard on the Wembley pitch on Sunday 19th May 2013, after the final whistle had blown in the League One Play-Off Final against Brentford.

AH: There's a smell of champagne here behind the goal, and I've got Sam Foley with me. Sam, your shirt is drenched!

SF: Yes, I didn't get any in my mouth! I'll have to save that for later on. These are unbelievable scenes. It's incredible! It's what people dream of. To play here at Wembley, and to come here and win is unreal. It is an absolutely amazing feeling.

AH: Tell me about the pressure that you were under during the second half.

SF: Yes, they put us on it a little bit in the second half. Well, when I say a little bit, it was quite a lot! But I thought we dealt with it brilliantly. The boys at the back were absolutely superb. I looked up and the clock just kept going up and up and it was getting closer to 90 minutes. They had a couple of chances, but respect to the defenders and everyone else because they worked their socks off. They were absolutely brilliant and they deserve everything - the boys really do.

AH: Championship football!

SF: Ah, I can't believe it! Championship football! I was playing in the Conference twelve months ago, so it's unreal really.

AH: What do you put that down to?

SF: I don't know. I suppose hard work and a bit of luck here and there. I've worked hard all the way through my career, and I've never had any luck. So it's about time I got a little bit!

AH: A word for these fans that have been with you in the sunshine all day.

SF: It's unbelievable. The turnout from a place like Yeovil, and the population as it is, I think we've got half of Yeovil in this stadium. So let's hope they all come and party with us tonight. It's going to be a real good evening!

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