At the start of the day the Latics needed three points to seal survival and although results elsewhere would have kept them up anyway, he was delighted his side did not need to rely on help from elsewhere.
Bruce explained: "I´m mighty proud of what I achieved at Birmingham but it´s never easy to come into a club (mid-season) and have an impact immediately."
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