Striker Dior Angus is hoping to make a big success from his loan at Barrow AFC, after a successful spell at Nuneaton Borough allowed him to arrive at Holker Street in confident mood.

Angus joined the Bluebirds until the end of the season from League Two side Port Vale midway through last month as manager Ian Evatt looked to increase his attacking options.

It is the second time this season that the 24-year-old has been loaned out by the Valiants, having previously impressed in National League North with Nuneaton in the first half of the campaign, scoring 14 goals.

This came despite the Nuns’ struggles, as they wallowed near the bottom of the table, and Angus is now aiming to impress at a higher level with AFC, as the season enters its final few months.

Angus said: “I managed to score some goals despite the fact that we were bottom of the table.

“The stats don’t lie, obviously, but I think the way we played in the majority of the season meant we didn’t deserve to be down there.

“I did well because we did create chances and we weren’t as bad a side as the table suggested.

“It was a good spell because the idea was for me to go there and score goals and that’s what I did and it’s time for a new challenge at Barrow.”

Angus gave an early indication of the attacking threat that he poses when his pace and close control in the second half gave Chesterfield’s defence plenty of problems during the 0-0 draw at the Proact Stadium just over a week ago.

This came a week after he struggled to break free of the shackles of Halifax’s backline on his debut for Barrow.

He’ll now be looking to open his account for the Bluebirds when they return to action at home to Bromley this weekend, with the two-week break giving him an ideal chance to really get settled in.

Angus said: “I’m really enjoying it. The lads are great, the staff are really good and it’s so professional and well put together at the club. I can see why they’ve been doing well on the pitch.

“I think it was important for me that I kept the momentum going after Nuneaton – that’s what I said to Port Vale. If I wasn’t going to play there then I needed to go somewhere where I was going to play.

“I knew Barrow had been watching for a number of weeks and I know Jacob Blyth as well.

“I’ve known Blythy for a number of years, since we were at Leamington together. He’s a good mate of mine, so I spoke to him and he said it was really good over here, so I was pleased to get going.”