Jordan Jones in ‘first-class’ Aiden McGeady admission as Rangers loan star explains Sunderland’s slow start

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Jordan Jones insists there is no chance he will throw his toys out of the stroller due to a lack of play time at Sunderland as he recognizes his wing rival Aiden McGeady was “first class”.

The winger came off the bench to score his first goal for the Black Cats this weekend as his side fought 2-0 to draw Crewe.

But the lightning-fast winger, on loan from Rangers until the summer, cannot dispute his inability to get starting minutes after the 34-year-old Celtic the McGeady star has ten assists and four goals since a December reprieve from new boss Lee Johnson.

Jones said: “The team flew – there’s no sign I’m spitting my model out because I’m not playing or something like that.

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“McGeady was first class and he hooks up with Charlie [Wyke] alright, so i understand i have to wait my chance.

“It’s hard to go out every week and be first class. McGeady is the one in front of me and he’s been first class.

“I just have to be prepared to be called upon and I hope I can show what I can do.

“I had my chance on Saturday and felt like I played well, and the most important thing is we got the point of winning the house.

“I’m delighted to have scored my first goal, but more importantly it contributes to a point that could be vital at the end of the season.

“I arrived and I feel like I didn’t hurt myself, so it’s a good feeling.



Aiden McGeady
Aiden McGeady

“I came to this club with a lack of fitness for the game and went back and forth the first few weeks which I think probably helped me in terms of fitness.

“I arrived on Saturday and showed that I was a lot fitter and a lot sharper in my mind.

“I hope I can play a few more minutes now, but everyone is just focusing on winning as many games as possible and then we’ll see where we are at the end of the season.”

Jones was delighted to score his first goal for the League One side, but admits he didn’t have much luck relishing his spectacular strike.

He said: “It was at the sweet spot. But I couldn’t take too much advantage of it because I had to come back and get the ball back and score another goal. But it was a good feeling and my first goal for the club, which is special.

“When you play for this club, you are supposed to win every game, no matter which team you play against.

“We start every game wanting to get three points and I think the main thing is if we don’t come away with three we get one because that point could be crucial towards the end of the season.”

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