Imp-ressive words inspire Simmons to join Boston United

Alex Simmons.
Alex Simmons.

Alex Simmons is targeting a top-five finish for Boston United.

The striker has joined the Pilgrims on loan from Lincoln City until the end of the season.

And after featuring the the past two matches - the 1-1 draw at Lowestoft and the 5-0 drubbing of Colwyn Bay - he believes the club has what it takes to fight for promotion.

“I’d love to play games and score goals and do well this season,” the 18-year-old told The Standard.

“Hopefully, we can push on and get in the play-offs.”

Simmons is the third Red Imp to arrive at Boston this season, following on from keeper Paul Farman and striker Conner Robinson.

Spells with the Pilgrims have helped both those players force their way back into the first team since their return to Sincil Bank, and that - as well as some positive words about the club - inspired Simmons to pen a loan deal with United.

“They said it’s a good place to be, and that it’d be a good move and a challenge,” he added.

“Hopefully, it can happen for me as well.

“They’ve done well to get back into the first team

“I’m just here to do my best and, hopefully, get some goals.”