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Thompson - I'm Over The Moon

22 September 2012

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IT has been quite a week for Nathan Thompson. The defender impressed at Portsmouth on Tuesday night before keeping his place in an unchanged Town line-up against AFC Bournemouth.

The youngster didn’t disappoint and made quite an impact against the Cherries with another robust display at right-back. 

Unflustered, the 21-year old spoke to the media after making what was only his tenth Town appearance this season.

“I’m over the moon, absolutely chuffed to bits,” he enthused. “It’s been a long time coming to get into the side and hopefully I can keep my place. Hopefully I can continue into Tuesday if I am given another opportunity.

“It was a really good win for the team and the lads were fantastic. Like any player when you’re winning your tackles and headers your confidence improves. I felt I grew into the game.”

Thompson believes home form will be key to success once again this season with championship side Burnley next up at SN1.

“This place was a fortress last year and today we’ve bounced back well after the Orient game. Now we can look to Tuesday night and try and put in a big performance against Burnley.”

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