Jones can score goals for Boston United again, says Newsham

Mark Jones.
Mark Jones.

Mark Jones is being backed to play his part in a Boston United resurgence.

The striker has returned to York Street on a three-month loan deal, and former strike partner Marc Newsham believes he can still do the business in front of goal.

“I’ve got nothing but good things to say about him,” said Newsham, who shrugged off a knee injury to make his first start of the season during Saturday’s 2-0 FA Cup defeat at Leek Town.

“He did well when he was here before, I played up front with him and we did well together in a partnership.

“He scored a few goals.”

Having scored just once in their past three matches, and failing to record a victory in that time, the Pilgrims are in desperate need of someone to put the ball in the net.

And Newsham is hoping the Spalding United forward, who left Boston for a stint with Gainsborough Trinity, is the man to do just that.

He added: “It’s a good signing, it adds competition to places and makes the squad bigger and better, which can only help us.

“If we can all chip in with some goals then hopefully we can get on a winning run.

“It might not have worked for him at other clubs but sometimes that happens.

“It’s a good club here and hopefully he’ll score some more goals for us.”

Jones netted 14 times in 29 appearances for United in the 2012-13 season.