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Dagenham offered me a two-year opportunity really. It wasn’t a pro deal, just a chance to impress. I was sent out on loan straight away. I got a professional contract on the back of that and it wasn’t until I started scoring in League Two that I actually realized, ‘I’m professional footballer.’
I will work hard on the training ground and hopefully do what I can to the best of my ability. The rest will take care of itself.
You dream of scoring hat-tricks and scoring last minute winners when you are young.
Sometimes I have to sit and look back and think how far I’ve gone.
When you don’t have your best results or best performances, you want to get back out there as soon as you can to get it out of your system.
After the first couple of games I hadn’t scored and you start putting an extra bit of pressure on yourself, and the longer that goes I think it becomes more difficult.
I followed Man United growing up, and still have a little feeling for them I suppose. I still enjoy watching them.
At Stansted I didn’t get paid. There was the occasional… well an old man there who used to give me a fiver if I scored the winning goal!
To be playing in the Premier League from where I’ve come from is a big achievement.
If I’m being totally honest, I’d pretty much given up on turning pro. I don’t think I’d totally given up on the dream, but I’d accepted that it probably wasn’t going to happen.
League Two still has a non-league feel about it.
I want to prove myself in the Premier League.
When you’re moving your whole family you’ve got kids who’ve got to change nurseries, or schools for the older ones.
I played Sunday junior football for 6-7 years. Then I was at Stansted for two years between 19 and 21.
The first thing a striker wants to do in the Championship is set a target of about 20. After each game I will take the next as it goes and see how that target goes.
When I go back to see some mates and go back to watch my old teams, you just notice how far you’ve come, and that’s when you really cherish it that bit more.
I want to carry on enjoying my football, so I just need to keep working hard.
I studied carpentry for three years and passed all my qualifications. If it wasn’t for football then I would still be doing that. I honestly really enjoyed it.
I remember when I was walking upstairs to sign for Newcastle, seeing some of the things going up that I saw outside was a bit of a dream come true for me. When St James’ Park is fully packed I will be a bit shocked in those first few games, but this is a great club and I am looking forward to it.
When I was starting out, I was lucky if I was playing in front of 500. They were still good days though!
You just need to go in, try your best and you just need a bit of luck at the same time.
At the end of your career, you’re going to look back at the match balls and be buzzing about them.
From Stansted I signed for Dagenham and went on loan to Bishop’s Stortford.
At times I perhaps get a bit frustrated because I maybe don’t get to touch the ball as much as I want, but when I do get to touch the ball, it’s obviously in good positions and I’m scoring so I can’t really argue.
David Beckham was from round my area so he was a bit of an idol for myself.
I am all for new signings.
I was a carpenter doing office refurbs and door frames. I’d get up at 5 A. M. and get the train to London. I’d work for eight hours a day with my dad.
I need to do more and I need to get more minutes and help out the team a lot more, I know I need to do that.
Newcastle has a massive fan base and a great history so it is amazing to be here.
I wouldn’t say I have done the best in scoring goals, but I have developed my game in a different way.
Any game in the Championship is going to be difficult.
I’m quite good at finishing, I suppose.
I think the moment it all changed was when I went to Peterborough. I remember finding out that I was going there on loan, and I was shocked really. That was the big step for me. I thought I was doing alright at Dagenham, but I didn’t even think I was doing that great there.
It’s fantastic to play up front being supplied by the players behind me.
When things go against you, you just need to keep your focus and work towards the win.