Melville praises loan man MacLean

24 November 2010 02:57
Oxford United coach Andy Melville sung the praises of on-loan striker Steven MacLean after Tuesday's surprise 2-1 win at League Two leaders Chesterfield.The Plymouth Argyle man, at Oxford for a month, capped a fine performance with a second-half goal to lift Chris Wilder's side away from danger. [LNB]"If you knock the ball up there he can hold it up," Wilder's number two Melville told BBC Radio Oxford. [LNB]"Obviously he's a goal threat as well. He was excellent," he added. [LNB]It was former Rangers, Scunthorpe, Sheffield Wednesday, Cardiff and Aberdeen man MacLean's first goal for the club. [LNB]And it ended a run of five straight defeats for Oxford who now do not play again until Saturday week against Barnet (4 December, 1500 BST).

Source: BBC_Sport