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INTERVIEW: Mark Robins talks to the press after City secure their place at Wembley

The Sky Blues are heading to Wembley...

18 May 2018

Sky Blues boss Mark Robins says his side blew Notts County away in a stunning 4-1 second-leg win at Meadow Lane.

Goals from Max Biamou, Marc McNulty and Tom Bayliss secured the victory on a wonderful day for the Sky Blue Army.

"I thought we were brilliant," said Robins.

"We started off on the front foot. The goals that we scored were outstanding and I am delighted to be at Wembley. We are one step away from getting back to League One where we lost our position last year and we will be going all out to get back at the first attempt.

"I think they were a tough team to play against over the two legs. I have been asked questions about us getting through with a bit of controversy but tonight we blew them away.

"Tonight we showed why we deserve to be at Wembley in the end, but let's congratulate Kevin Nolan. He has turned this club from relegation scrappers into promotion contenders and he has done a fantastic job."

McNulty and Biamou both shined under the lights in Nottingham with Biamou firing a brace that began with an acrobatic overhead kick.

"Our forwards ran their legs off, but every single player from back to front was superb.

"McNulty did not train all week, and when he did train he got a crack on his head and we thought he had concussion but instead it has knocked a bit of sense into him and he has performed like that."

The touchline at Meadow Lane was full from flag to flag with nearly five thousand supporters who sang loudly from start to finish as City secured their place at Wembley.

"There are just not enough superlatives for our supporters. We had a wonderful meal at Trent Bridge before the game, who looked after us fantastically, and when we arrived here there were flares and supporters everywhere to wave us in.

"Today was an outstanding experience from start to finish.

He added: "Well done to the supporters. Well done to the players. I am delighted. We have a chance know to bounce back at the first time of asking."


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