September 28th, 2016

Striker George Thomas ready and waiting for Sky Blues recall

Striker George Thomas ready and waiting for Sky Blues recall Striker George Thomas ready and waiting for Sky Blues recall
Updated: 6:19 pm, Sep 21, 2016

STRIKER George Thomas is ready to be called into first team action again after bagging a brace for the Sky Blues’ Under-23s this week in a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.

Former Leeds United striker Luciano Becchio led the line for the Sky Blues as he hopes to earn a contract with the League One club, but it was Wales striker Thomas who will have caught manager Tony Mowbray’s eye on Monday afternoon.

The 19-year-old scored both goals as Nicky Eaden’s side recorded back-to-back victories in the Professional Development League – South and Thomas has now scored four goals in his last three games as he looks for a recall to Mowbray’s first team.

“Starting with the first-team in pre-season and then not hitting the form I would have liked was a disappointment to me,” said Thomas, who has made four first team appearances this season.

“I, like others, just need to knuckle down and show what I can do.

“I need to prove I am good enough to make the step-up and continue to score goals and help my teammates as much as possible.

“For anyone my age you want to be playing first-team football, but you don’t just get given it and we all know we have to keep going, keep impressing and then we’ll get our chance.”

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