Date: 28th August 2017 at 1:18pm
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Charlie Mulgrew enjoyed an eventful afternoon as the Blackburn captain scored a brace either side of his own mistake that allowed MK Dons back into Saturday’s win at Ewood Park.

Having seen fellow defender Derrick Williams’ early goal cancelled out by Ed Upson, as said, due in part to the mistake from Mulgrew, the Scottish international soon made amends with a free kick.

Mulgrew headed his second, Rovers’ third, before Dominic Samuel made it four.

He obviously enjoyed the game from a personal viewpoint, Mulgrew wasn’t so happy to concede, and told the Official Website his teammates were ‘over the moon’ with the win but no one is getting carried away.

‘We enjoyed the game and we always looked like winning the game. As a defender, I’m disappointed to concede, but we showed a good attitude and I’m delighted to score two goals and to win the game,’ said Mulgrew.

Adding: ‘The third goal obviously helps us, because it gives us a two-goal cushion and that eased the nerves a wee bit and we started to play after that, and then the fourth seals the match for us and it was enjoyable after that. Everybody is over the moon, but right away we’re looking forward to the next match.’

He went on to say he feels Blackburn are now ‘finding our feet’ in League One and ‘realising what it takes’ to be successful at this level.

Mulgrew, who will now join up with Scotland, his call up one of the factors behind Rovers’ proposed weekend game being called off on Sunday, is looking for the side to produce more of the same.

He said: ‘We showed that today, but we’re not getting carried away. We move onto the next game and we need to do the same again. We’ve got tough games to come, where we’re going to have to battle, work hard and out-fight teams, and we’re up for that.’

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