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Wagstaff held on to belief

Charlton winger Scott Wagstaff says he never gave up hope of forcing his way back into the first-team picture.

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Scott Wagstaff: Never gave up hope of getting back in the team

Scott Wagstaff: Never gave up hope of getting back in the team

The 22-year-old was farmed out on loan to Leyton Orient earlier this season, but made a surprise return to the starting line-up against Blackpool a fortnight ago and scored on what was his first Championship start of the campaign.

Wagstaff has since started the last two matches, including the win at Blackburn and Saturday's last-minute defeat by Sheffield Wednesday.

He said: "I had an opportunity to go out on loan again but I told the gaffer I wanted to try to get into the team.

"Obviously that was quite hopeful thinking because I was quite a way down the pecking order at the time, but I've managed to work my way back in.

"I always believed I would get back in the side."

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