Stand out star Stewart over the moon to reach play-off semis

Worksop Town v Trafford. Tigers keeper Jonathan Stewart
Worksop Town v Trafford. Tigers keeper Jonathan Stewart
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Jon Stewart may have been pleased with the clean sheet on Tuesday night, but he was over the moon to reach the play-offs.

The big goalkeeper, Worksop’s standout performer at Marine, told the Guardian: “It’s nice to get the clean sheet. It feels good, but to be honest I’m just happy with the win, that’s more important.”

“I’m buzzing to be in the play-offs.”

With Warren Burrell coming into the back four and Tom Burgin dropping out, Stewart had to get used to another new back four, but the former Burnley man wasn’t fazed.

“It’s fine, all the lads know each other and they know how each other plays and how to pass it to each other.”

“It’s not like it’s new defenders.”

With the play-offs secured, Stewart is keen to carry some form into the semi-final.

He said: “It’s about momentum. It’s just about winning now, we don’t want to lose.”

“We’ll prepare right, anyone can win the play-offs so we’ll see what happens.”

And the 25-year-old is hoping a move back up north will help him to be more involved at the club next season.

“I haven’t done a training session this season, so I’m really pleased with how I’ve played.”

“Next season I just want to get training, all I seem to do is travel and play at the moment.

“I went back down to London this year with my missus and kids, but we’ve recently got a house in Manchester so that will be closer and I’ll be able to train with the lads if I’m here.”

“Hopefully I am here next year.”