MONCUR SAYS THE BEST IS YET TO COME...

The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP - By Luke Baker

A SET­TLED Ge­orge Moncur can only get bet­ter in a Barnsley shirt. That’s ac­cord­ing to the man him­self, any­way.

The 23-year-old has not had the eas­i­est time of it since Paul Heck­ing­bot­tom splashed out £500,000 on his sig­na­ture from Colch­ester United.

He was sent out to League One Peter­bor­ough on loan within his first six months at Oak­well.

But, with his man­ager call­ing on him to knuckle down and show his ca­pa­bil­i­ties, Moncur has taken the mes­sage to heart.

That’s some­thing he’s done in his per­sonal life as well as on the pitch, ad­just­ing to a brand new way of liv­ing to help fi­nally settle down in South York­shire.

“I want to play at Barnsley and I am re­ally happy I am get­ting in the team now. All the lads are class and ev­ery­one has been bril­liant,” said the Swin­don-born mid­fielder.

“The fans have been great and I have seen some stuff on so­cial me­dia, which I am re­ally happy with. I hope to do more for them.

“I want to show the best at­ti­tude to the gaffer and the fans to play here.

“If I keep get­ting game time and do the right things, then I am sure I will ex­cite a few peo­ple and I think I can bring a lot to the team.

“When I first came and signed, it was a bit of a shock to me as I had never lived on my own and been away from my fam­ily. I don’t think my head was in the right place.

“Though I had signed for a Cham­pi­onship team, I think what mat­ters off the field is im­por­tant as well and I was not re­ally set­tled in my­self.

“Now I have my girl­friend and my house and I’m much more set­tled. That plays a big part in it.”

HAP­PIER: Ge­orge Moncur

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