Yeovil Town's loan midfielder Dean Parrett spoke to BBC Bristol reporter Ed Hadwin on Saturday 14th January 2012, after his side had beaten Tranmere Rovers 2-1.
EH: That was a day and a debut to remember.
DP: Yes, definitely. I enjoyed it. I wanted to get out on loan and play games and it's a good place to come and get games, I think.
EH: So talk us through the first half. You almost had to fight your own team-mate to get the shot away.
DP: Yes, I know. It was a bounding ball, and I heard Joe shout for it. So I just tried to get out of the way, and he's hit it as sweet as, and it's gone in.
EH: You come in, and you want to make a real impression, as a young player, and to get a winner in stoppage time, that must be as good as it can get.
DP: Definitely, yes. I was just trying to put myself about today, and show people that I was here, try not to hide and just show that I was here to play football.
EH: And how did you find it? I know you've played at this level, but it's been since the end of last season. I'm sure it came back to you pretty quick.
DP: Definitely. The thing is, that I haven't played that many games recently. So this is my first 90 minutes in a while. So it was good to get a go, and hopefully I'll play again next week.
EH: As a match, it's probably not the most pure football game you're going to play whilst you're here, but it's good to get those dogged wins, isn't it?
DP: Definitely, that's the thing. We kept fighting until the end; we got the points in the end. I think that at this level, it isn't always going to be a pretty game. You have to fight as well. We fought today, and got the victory.
EH: You had a couple of opportunities yourself, and a couple of shots that were not that far away to get your first goal.
DP: Yes, I think I'd like to do a bit better with the two opportunities I got. But hopefully if I keep shooting, I'll score.
EH: It must feel great to work so hard during a game and then to get your reward so late on. That's got to be one of the better feelings in this game.
DP: Definitely, the gaffer was saying that we were trying to get some momentum in the game, and they (Tranmere) were just slowing it down. So we really deserved to win the game. We kept fighting and we got the three points.
EH: You've been here a couple of days. Early impressions - how's it working?
DP: I fit in quite well. I know a few of the lads already. I know Max (Ehmer) from when I was at QPR, and a few of the other lads as well. They've worked with me really well, and I just can't wait for the next game, to be honest.
EH: I would imagine that even though you're at the same parent club, that you and Jon Obika won't have played together that often?
DP: No, because he's been out on loan, and I've been out on loan. It's good to link up with him again, because when we have played together, we've found each other. I know his game, and he knows mine, so hopefully I can find him a few times.
EH: It is the first of a few games, and a month to start with. Are you keen to get some football under your belt during the second half of the season?
DP: Yes definitely; I think it was just a month to get me settled first, and then hopefully if I do well - I've got sort of goals set, so that I've got a month to do as well as I can. Then if I do well, I get another month, so that's good.
EH: It's always positive to get that first win and get the crowd on your side. Then hopefully any nerves that you've got can disappear.
DP: Yes, I think we were in a bad run of form. We needed the points for everyone, so for me to come in, then in the first game we have a win, is a brilliant feeling.
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