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4 May 2017

SKIPPER John Mousinho proud of his Brewers teammates after securing Championship status for next season after Oakwell point.

Mousinho said recently: “It was quite a strange feeling at Barnsley, it was underwhelming compared to what we thought it would be at the start of the season. There weren’t massive celebrations, it was more like job done, it reflected well on the group of the lads and what they wanted to achieve I’m proud of them.


“We feel like we’ve deserved to stay up, over the course and distance of the season we don’t feel we’ve been outplayed except in a couple of games. When we’ve lost we’ve never got despondent and let our heads drop. It’s a great achievement and I am sure it’ll sink in over the next few weeks I am sure of it.


“I never really felt like we would go down, everyone on the outside had doubts going into the season. I think the first game was pivotal for us despite losing, we scored three goals but let in four goals down to mistakes which were punished by quality players. I think the Huddersfield game summed up the side, going into it off the back off the Brentford 5-3 defeat where we chucked a 3-1 lead away. The dressing room after that was low and we had an international break and went to Huddersfield and won 1-0 late on.


"I do think that we've probably had less attention, I don't think many people would have batted an eye lid if we had gone down on like 18 or 19 points. We wanted to stay in the league, if you look at the bigger picture that it's quite comical that we have now had more seasons in the Championship than League One. It's been a pleasure to lead a group of lads who haven't come to the club just to pick up a pay cheque and have put in lots of hard work throughout the season."

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