The celebrations between the players and the fans following Notts County’s 1-0 win over Stevenage showed the unity at the club, according to defender Alan Sheehan.
In a six-pointer at the Lamex Stadium the Magpies gave everything to ensure that they returned to Nottingham with all three points in the bag.
At the end of the game, the emotion on display in front of the impressive away following summed up what the victory meant to the team, as they climbed out of the bottom four for the first time since October.
Sheehan said: “It was a massive game and it’s a hell of a three points because we haven’t actually played brilliant but it’s a battling performance and at this stage of the season all that matters is three points.
“It’s a minor accomplishment to go there and not play so well but grind out three points.
“No doubt about it, earlier in the season we probably wouldn’t have won that game against a team that’s battling with us – it was a six pointer.
“We didn’t want to make too much about it but we’ve kept a clean sheet and collectively we’ve played well.
“Individually there were about four good performances but that just shows the character and the steel in the team at the moment.
“The moment at the end showed that we are in this together and we know exactly what we’ve got to do now to stay in this league.”
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