John Seeks Ugly Fruit

ARGYLE manager John Sheridan is hoping that new signing Enoch Showunmi will help the Pilgrims score some ‘ugly’ goals to take them into the League 2 play-offs.

Much-travelled Enoch, 31, has joined Argyle on loan from League 1 Notts County for the last seven games of their campaign, with the Pilgrims currently four points and two places outside qualification for the play-offs.

“I’ve always liked him,” said John. “I can remember when he was at Luton and Leeds, and he’s a real handful on his day. He gives us something a little bit different. I’m very pleased to get him.

“He can put himself about. I watched him earlier in the season at Fleetwood and he terrorised their back four. He gives us that little presence up front, a little bit of height.

“We’ve also got Reuben [Reid] and Marvin [Morgan]; Lewi [Alessandra] won’t be too far away, hopefully. Whoever I play, we are going to go for it. We have just got to get people in the box, and when the ball goes in, score ugly goals - he’ll give us that.”

Enoch joined his new team-mates for the first time on Monday to begin the build-up to two crucial away matches, at Burton, on Saturday, and Newport three days later.

“We know what we have to do,” said John. “It’s in our hands. If we can win our games, we will be there or thereabouts.

“We have got to go all out for it and be really attack-minded and, if we can get one or two results quickly, we will be in there.

“I watched Burton at York on Saturday. They are a good solid outfit and have won a lot of games 1-0. We are going to give it a right go. It’s a good game for us and will be a good test.”