"We knew coming into the game it wasn't in our hands," he said.

"We had a job to do and that was win the game, and see what happens. The other results didn't go our way but it will be a goal to remember for me.

"The fans have been fantastic with me and I think we deserve to be in the Play-Offs.

"But it's a big club and I'm sure Boro will bounce back next year."

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