Will Grigg believes his early-season goals at Wigan have answered those who questioned whether he would be adversely affected by his Euro 2016 snub. The 25-year-old was in France for Northern Irelands first ever European Championship finals this summer, although he did not feature in the tournament.But having scored six goals for the Latics on their return to the Sky Bet Championship, he is keen to prove he can offer more to international football than just a catchy supporters song as the Northern Irish prepare to face Azerbaijan in the World Cup Qualifiers on Friday night, live on Sky Sports. I went to France as a footballer, not as anything else, so to not play a minute was tough, he said.It was really disappointing and it was a tough time. I went there as part of the squad and youre not guaranteed to play and thats what happened. Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg is back among the goals for Wigan Its one of those things, you have to get back quickly and there probably were a few question marks, whether Id come back flying again and I certainly did that.It wasnt a case of me going back sulking, or anything like that, it was good to have a good start.Ive always got that belief and desire to score goals and be the best that I can. Its always nice when you prove people wrong. N Ireland vs Azerbaijan November 11, 2016, 7:30pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass His Will Griggs on Fire song, a reworking of Galas hit Freed from Desire, was the first song played over the PA system after Germanys win over Michael ONeills side in Hanover last month and remains a musical standard for Northern Ireland.But it was an actual fire that made the headlines on Wednesday as a car outside the front of the teams hotel in Belfast caught fire, with the problem understood to have been caused by a technical fault.The fire brigade soon had the blaze under control but the Northern Ireland players, who have spent the week in Dublin, were forced to come in through a different entrance.It was a bit of a coincidence but nothing to do with me, a smiling Grigg told Sky Sports News HQ. Northern Irelands captain, Southampton midfielder Steven Davis, is happy to see West Broms Chris Brunt back in the international squad As for the improvement in Northern Ireland in the four years since he made his international debut, Grigg admits he is unsure exactly how they developed from also-rans to a team capable of qualifying for tournament finals.Its probably a similar group of players, weve got that experience over the last two or three campaigns, he added.Weve developed as a group, a lot of that is down to Michael and the staff that have helped that. You cant put your finger on anything, I think its just a combination of everything, experience, confidence and the way we set up and work as a group.Meanwhile ONeill, who saw Stuart Dallas and Jamie Ward withdraw from his squad earlier this week because of injury, has now added Ross County striker Liam Boyce to the group in Belfast. 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