‘My best achievement’, says Clarke-Harris

Jonson Clarke-Harris says winning the Sky Bet League One Player of the Season Award ranks “top” of his private achievements throughout his career to date.

The Peterborough United striker noticed off competition from Sunderland AFC’s Charlie Wyke and Hull City’s George Honeyman throughout Thursday night’s 2021 EFL Awards, which had been broadcast dwell on Sky Sports activities Football.

Having scored a division-high 29 league goals for the Posh this season previous to receiving his award, Clarke-Harris spoke to reporters after the occasion.

“This one’s top, for me, and it might imply much more if we will win promotion on the weekend,” he said.

“I’m delighted, it’s a massive factor for me personally. Regardless that I’ve gained this award tonight, I nonetheless need promotion, that’s what I’m going for this season.

“After I was [first] right here, I used to be 17 or 18 and wasn’t all there, I’ve matured into the player I’m at this time and I do know what I can do. There’s a strain when the membership spends as a lot as they did on me, and I really feel like I’ve achieved one goal and I’m close to the opposite.”

The striker was quick to thank his team-mates for his or her contribution to the accolade too, regardless of being recognised for his standout particular person marketing campaign.

Darren Ferguson’s side can safe promotion to the Sky Bet Championship this weekend against fellow promotion-chasers Lincoln City, however Clarke-Harris says he and the squad nonetheless have their eyes on the title.

“I’ll at all times sing my team-mates’ praises,” he added. “They make it simpler for me, and we’ve received lots of high quality within the team. I believe we’re on the top end of League One for a reason.

“I’m not going to take Saturday’s recreation any in another way to some other. There are three points to be gained and hopefully Hull slip up and now we have the chance to be champions.”

 

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