Written by Mark Plumb
As we all know last season’s down fall was not having a goal scorer that could have made the difference to our season.
Although still 22, the signing of Lee Angol shows true intent by the club moving forward, by beating competition off of other clubs higher in the football league pyramid. He could prove to be a real gem of a signing by Steve Evans, who has shown that he can attract top players and will help fulfil his potential, who said one day will be "championship player one day".
Lee first attracted attention from clubs when he scored an impressive 25 goals in 32 appearances for Boreham Wood, on loan from Luton Town.
To add to that he was rewarded with the clubs player of the season, young player of the season and his goals sent Boreham Wood to the National League for the first time in their history. Although it was non-league level, he got a big move to Peterborough United for an undisclosed fee.
In his first season at Peterborough he bagged himself 12 goals, showing signs of potential to be a good young talent. The season after he suffered a serious injury that ruled him out the start of the season, disrupting his progression until March when he joined Lincoln on loan for the rest of the season, scoring 6 goals in 13 appearances for the Imps. While at Lincoln his goals were vital for them returning to the football league, for the first time in six seasons.
When Peterborough transfer listed him Lincoln fans were left disappointed that he didn't sign for them opting to join us and surprising many football league clubs, who were keen for his signature.
With the likes of Macdonald, Anderson and Atkinson in midfield supplying him to name a few, not to mention Rose who finished last season on high. The system Evans has the team playing, will hopefully fulfil his potential at Mansfield Town.
Roll on next season UP THE STAGS !!
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