Clark sets a season target of 10 goals
ACCRINGTON Stanley winger Jordan Clark has set himself a target of scoring 10 goals this season after two goals in his last two games.
Clark found the net in the defeat at Stevenage last Tuesday, before then grabbing his side’s second goal during their away win against Crewe Alexandra at Saturday.
That helped the Reds get back to winning ways and move up to third place in the League Two table, and Clark now has his sights on continuing his goalscoring form over the coming weeks.
“The gaffer spoke with me in pre-season and said that he wanted more goals and assists from me and I think that I’ve started off quite well.
“It’s pleasing to get two in two games and hopefully I can keep it going – I’m aiming for 10!” He told the club’s official website.
“It’s important we share the goals through the side, Billy and Kayden have both been on fire this season but adding goals from the midfield is the sign of a successful side.
“We started really positively against Crewe which the gaffer wanted us to do, we got ourselves into their final third and tried to create as much as possible. We managed to test them with plenty of balls into the box and ask them questions.
“The early penalty helped us out massively, it settled us down and to get the second so soon made it even better, it made us comfortable and able to manage the game – we wanted to try and score more but it was more important that we saw the game out as we couldn’t do that at Stevenage.
“The second goal was crucial and I think that showed in the rest of our performance, they grew into the game in the second-half and had a couple of chances but we didn’t come under too much threat.”
Clark was also glad to get the goal against Crewe after revealing that he nearly squandered the opportunity moments before finding the net.
“I remember I nearly got tackled in the lead up to my goal but I managed to win it back,” he said.
“I played Kayden (Jackson) through and just tried to get my head down and get myself into the box.
“Thankfully the gamble paid off and the keeper parried his shot towards me, it’s fell kindly and I’ve managed to direct the header home.”
Jordan Clark has set himself a 10-goal target