Shaw made his debut in the narrow triumph and impressed but, like everybody else of a United persuasion, was relieved to see Kevin Nolan's late effort disallowed for offside.
"It was a tough debut, I would say," said Shaw. "Obviously, we went down to 10 men and it's never easy but we all fought hard and showed how much we wanted these three points. It means a lot to us. Overall, I'm really pleased with how my debut went but the main thing, for me, was to get the win.
"We all knew what we had to do and, at the end of the day, the manager said it as well - it doesn't matter how old you are as long as you are going to put 100 per cent in and play your best. It's all you can do.
"My heart sank [when Nolan appeared to equalise]. I didn't know if it was offside. It was close. We haven't had much luck either with decisions. We have actually had a lot of bad luck, even with Wazza's red card as I would say there was a handball before that but the referee didn't stop play. Earlier in the game, Sakho did the same to me. But I just focus on winning games and I'll keep doing that."
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