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U`s hit-man Steven Gillespie lets fans know his New Year`s resolution - add goals to that terrific work-rate!

Having won over boss Aidy Boorthroyd and finally got some just-deserts with a first league goal in almost a year this week in victory against Southampton, Gillespie is looking to build better form for the future.

The striker is another of many in the current squad to have maintained a good rapport with United`s faithful and under especially difficult circumstances in his case.

Speaking in the Evening Gazette, Gillespie said he wanted to put his "stop-start" days behind him and work hard for the side.

I hope now that I can play in more games and score more goals. I`ve been fit since the gaffer came in and I don`t think I`ve missed a game since then. It was tremendous to get on the scoresheet and get a few starts. I was disappointed not to score at Southend but we got the result there.'

Boothroyd has backed Gillespie considerably since he arrived and now it is obviously starting to pay dividends.


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Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 31 2009

Time: 8:36PM

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Steve Gillespie, You're the love of my life...
StevieG Col U
... and my God, if I had a wife... :P
Matt_Us
lol He'll easily hit double figures for the season if he stays fit!
StevieG Col U
Is it me, or is he trying to kiss Clive Platt in that picture?! Hahaha!
Matt_Us
Possibly.... :D Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Okay, it's just me then!!
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