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Watch: Malta international Jodi Jones sets assists record in English League Two

Malta international Jodi Jones set a new record of assists for his club Notts County. Photo: AFP

Malta international winger Jodi Jones caught the headlines in the English League Two on Friday night when he set a new record for assists in a single season with his club Notts County.

Jones was named in the starting formation as Notts County hosted Gillingham in a League Two clash on Friday night, which the latter won 3-1.

The Malta international has been in great form for Notts County and in fact, on Friday he was named as the League Two Player of the Month.

The Malta international was instrumental for his club during January’s commitments with Jones recording six assists, equalling England’s fourth-tier record of 16.

Besides four assists recorded in the thrilling 5-5 draw against Grimsby Town, Jones grabbed assists in the 4-2 defeat to Tranmere Rovers and the 1-1 draw against Barrow.

On Friday night, Jones made the record his own when he set up his team’s goal against Gillingham.

Jones took the ball at half pitch and raced past two Gillingham defenders before releasing Dan Crowley who took aim from outside the area and curled the ball in off the post,

For Jones, this was his 17th assist of the season and with three months of matches still to go the Malta international could further rubberstamp his name in the history of League Two football.  

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