Charlie Wakefield has said he owes a lot to Yeovil Town after an injury-free season.

The winger’s appearance coming off the bench to score the equaliser in the 2-2 draw at King’s Lynn Town last weekend was his 41st of the campaign.

That is more than his previous best last season when he managed 23 games in spells at Wealdstone and Bromley.

Charlie Wakefield fires in a shot. Picture courtesy of Mike Kunz.

Speaking ahead of the Good Friday fixture with Aldershot Town, the 23-year-old said: “I owe a lot to the club, I have played a lot of games this season and I owe them a lot for that opportunity.

“Whether I am playing 90 minutes or ten minutes I want to give it my all. There’s seven games to go, so it’s been a long season but a good season.

The former Chelsea youngster spoke about how caretaker boss Charlie Lee spoke to him ahead of the long trip to Norfolk last weekend, telling him he would not be starting the match.

Wakefield said: “He pulled me and rightly so. I did look fatigued in the last couple of games, I felt it in myself.

“I have been honest with the club and told them I am tired and that has restricted my performance because I have not been able to do what people are used to seeing me do.

“When the season is done, I will switch off, but whilst there’s still games to go, I am not switching off whatever role I have in these next couple of games.

He also revealed he has set himself a target of reaching double figures in goals having netted eight times in all competitions.

He said: “To score a few goals has been great and there’s seven games left, so getting in to double figures is something I would like to do and, being a wide player, adding a few more assists is something I need to do.

“It’s been good to score some goals in some big games – the FA Cup game against Stevenage – so I am happy with the goals but I do want to get double figures.

“For me to play the amount of games I have is the proudest thing because my body has proved I can do it and now I want to go in to next season and replicate that.

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