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We did our job - Suzanne
 Women's Football News 11 May 2009
We did our job - Suzanne - 11 May 2009 - Women's Football NewsSuzanne Grant saluted the efforts of the entire Arsenal team after scoring the goal which clinched the Premier League title against Everton.
"It was absolutely amazing, but everybody worked hard for the team," she smiled. "It wasn't the prettiest of games but we've done our job and won the league, so I'm delighted.
"I just remember that the ball dropped to me, I took a touch and it hit the back of the net - it was a great moment," said Suzanne when recalling her winning goal.
"We defend from front to back but the two central defenders were outstanding - we defended really well and that won us the game.
"It's great to win the league in any competition, in Scotland as well, but to do so in what is not even my first full season with Arsenal is amazing."
Gilly Flaherty added to her fast growing reputation with a tremendous performance in defence for Arsenal and the 17-year-old has finished her first full season in the first team with a Championship medal. "It feels really good to win the league," she said. "Obviously it's been a hard year for us with losing players and it was tough all the way through, but we've finally won it and it feels sweet.
"I think it was good that we got a goal early on to set the pace. To stay at 1-0 for the rest of the game was tough and nerve wracking but we managed to pull through and that shows the team spirit we've got, to prove were tough enough to do it.
"I really enjoy playing alongside Ciara (Grant) - she's brought me on a lot this season and you can't buy the experience she has got. We work well alongside each other and hopefully it'll continue next season as well.
"We've won everything that we've been in and that makes it so sweet as well - I'm so proud of all the girls, we've worked so hard for it and we deserve it.
"Everyone's been saying that we're not good enough to win the league or compete in anything but it fired us up. We've gone out there today and proved everyone wrong and showed that we're still the best team in the country."
Gemma Davison was full of compliments for the team. "Everyone underestimated us but we knew we could do it," said the winger. "We proved to a lot of people today that we're still a great side and we'll try to do it again next year.
"If you look at the players we've still got in the side, there is a lot of experience and young stars coming through - you look at Kim Little, she's so young but plays as though she has so much experience. Jayne Ludlow and Katie Chapman dominate the midfield while Gilly (Flaherty) is young but showed so much maturity today.
"Ciara (Grant) is a player who goes unnoticed but to people who really know the game and to our staff, we all appreciate what a great player she is. Ciara proved it today and does it week in week out and she deserves the credit she gets. Emma Byrne proves how good she is in the big games and I can't think of any game that she slips up in - she's one of the best around, maybe in the world.
"Everton have always been a strong rival to us and are giving us a run for our money but there are more teams coming through. Chelsea will be around to give a good game and other teams are getting quite close to us."

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