Last season thanks to some last day magic Doncaster went up as champions of the division, Paynter converted thirteen of Doncaster's sixty two goals that season, that rounded to an even number is twenty percent (The actual figure is 20.967741935483872% in case any one is curious) of Doncaster's goals that season. He was an integral part of their promotion and a good strong player, something we lack this season when it is needed most. Our target man is Chris Porter, a player who struggles to make an impact in the air, struggles to control the ball effectively and despite being an honest player he as a target man does not bring enough to the table, Paynter I believe brings all the qualities Porter is lacking in.
Manager Nigel Clough obviously has faith in the loan acquisition having this to say "Billy is a proven striker at this level and he gives us additional options with a busy period of fixtures ahead. He is cup-tied but available for the league games and will be able to share the load with Chris Porter." Now I agree that he is proven at