Joyce praises Beattie impact

Accrington captain Luke Joyce is delighted with the impact James Beattie has had since joining the League Two club.

Last Updated: 04/12/12 at 19:21

Beattie: Big influence

Beattie: Big influence

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Former England international striker Beattie arrived at the Crown Ground as a player-coach last month and his strike during Saturday's 3-3 draw with Shrewsbury was his third in as many Stanley starts.

Joyce said: "It's been great. He's managed to get three goals, and I think he's happy with that.

"Two of them have been penalties but you can tell by the way he plays, his presence, that he's going to add a real quality to our squad.

"He's probably the type of player we need who's been around the game at the highest level and hopefully a lot of the younger lads on our team can learn from him.

"If James Beattie rubs off a bit on everyone then I'm sure we'll be better for it in the long run."

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