Interview : Andy Williams : 28/04/2012
Andy Williams Speaks To The BBC After The 3-2 Win Against Chesterfield
Andy Williams
Andy Williams
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Yeovil Town striker Andy Williams spoke to local journalist Brendon Mitchell, in an interview for BBC Somerset, after his side had beaten Chesterfield 3-2 on Saturday April 28th 2012.

BM: Andy, well done. Nice to finish here with a win.

AW: Yes, definitely. That was the plan at the start of the day. I think we made it a bit difficult for ourselves at times. I think we started the game great, and then made it a bit awkward, but thankfully we got the result we wanted in the end.

BM: Nice for you to get that winning goal as well, wasn't it? A nice strike.

AW: Yes, I'd had a few chances early on and I was disappointed not to have already had a goal in the game, but that's just the way things go sometimes. But then I got a nice strike at the end to get the winner.

BM: Important to finish here with a win as well, having had such a good second half of the season.

AW: Yes, more importantly for us lads, we let ourselves down in the last home game, and we had to put that right. We'd also like to dedicate the win to our club doctor, who is not in a good way at the moment. Certainly the lads who have been here for a long time will know him very well. He's probably one of the greatest blokes you'll meet, and the lads just wanted to dedicate the win to him, because he's not in a good way in hospital at the moment.

BM: With you personally, we've just heard the manager try to persuade you to sign your contract. What's your situation now?

AW: I'm the same as a few lads that are here. I'm out of contract at the end of the season. The club have made me a new offer, and I've got a bit of time to consider it now really. It's a tough decision to make, because obviously when I came here two years ago from Bristol Rovers, it wasn't a great time in my career and I had a lot of rebuilding to do. But Terry (Skiverton), Nathan (Jones), Daz (Darren Way) and now the gaffer (Gary Johnson) here have all worked with me well, and I think I'm starting to see the rewards on the pitch now, and hopefully that will come in the summer with some good offers for me as well.

BM: I lost count of the number of Player of the Year awards you won there. I don't know if you were keeping count, but that must be a nice thing to have at the end of the season as well.

AW: Yes, definitely. It's a great thing. Me and Luke (Ayling) were buzzing at the end, as we obviously collected a few between us, and yes it's a nice lift for me personally, because it's the first time ever that I've got those kind of awards. Even when I've had good seasons before, I've always seemed to be overlooked in the player of the year awards. So for a personal thing, it's very good.

BM: And a hat-trick next week would give you twenty goals for the season. What do you reckon?

AW: Yes, I had eyed that up for today, to be honest. If I'd got a few more today, then I would have just needed the one against Huddersfield. But yes, a hat-trick away against Huddersfield would be nice!

BM: A difficult one isn't it, I suppose!

AW: Yes, they're a good team obviously. But they've been on a little slump of late, and we've showed that we can mix it with any team in this league. I'm not telling them that I'm going to score a hat-trick, but it would be nice to nick another goal. My target at the start of the season between me and the physio (Mike Micciche) was eighteen. Although he's not happy with me claiming some of the ones that I've claimed, and I think he said that today was the first good strike that I'd had all season. Eighteen would be nice, so another goal next week would be good.

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