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Parkin on his return to the frontline

25th March 2019

Striker Jon Parkin has been talking about his return to the side ahead of Tuesday night's trip to FC United of Manchester (kick-off 7.45pm).

The former Hull City, Preston North End, and Stoke City striker - now 37 - made his first start for nearly seven months in Saturday's 2-2 draw against Boston United.

"It has been frustrating. No-one wants to be training all week and not playing on a Saturday and it's been a long time since I have played," he said.

"But I think I did alright and I have always been better when I have played consecutive games so, hopefully, I can get a start tomorrow night and kick-on from there."

Looking ahead to the final seven league games, Parkin said: "The Gaffer has stressed that - even if it gets to a point where mathematically we can't do either (go up or down) - we still need to be playing for ourselves, the club, and our futures."

On his own situation, Parkin said:"We will get to the end of the season and assess it from there. I am doing my coaching badges, I am enjoy doing my podcasts and, contrary to what anybody thinks, it is not affecting my football."

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