He said: "It was a tough game. I've not played in two and a half, three weeks, so I had a bit of cramp at the end but I'm just delighted with the result.
"We really battled hard and gave the fans something to smile about, I think.
"It was very tough but that's partly because you can't play football on that pitch, it's got to be launched.
"The players really worked hard. The pitch was absolutely terrible, you can't play football. They were difficult conditions and we handled it very well."