AFTER a goalless September, Frank Nouble is aiming to start October with a bang and take all his frustration out on Yeovil Town.

The striker enjoyed a blistering start to his Newport County AFC career as he hit five goals in his first four league games, including a stunning hat-trick against Chesterfield.

Nouble was rewarded with the League Two player of the month award for August but he failed to find the net in seven games in September.

It was the exact opposite for Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Harry Kane, and Nouble is hoping October is his time to shine once again.

“I think Harry Kane has put a spell on me because I’ve not scored in September,” he joked.

“I put pressure on myself to score goals because I know that helps the team.

“And if I’m not doing it then somebody else has to do it.

“Podge [Padraig Amond] has scored a few goals, Mickey [Demetriou] obviously chipped in last week and [Joss] Labadie as well.

“For me personally I know I’ve just got to keep going.

“I’m training hard, working on finishing and hopefully October can be another purple patch for me.”

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Yeovil visit Rodney Parade this coming Saturday and they will be up against an Exiles side determined to bounce back from a 3-1 defeat at Luton Town.

“Frustration is the main feeling,” said Nouble after the match. “It’s another top-of-the-table clash where we’ve come unstuck.

“They’re a good team and if their two strikers are playing well then I think they will win most games in this league.

“In the second half we battled back and tried to get something out of the game. That’s what we expect from our team – everybody fights until the end.

“But it was too late. The damage was done in the first half. We can’t be 3-0 down – that’s too much for any team.

“We’ve just got to move on now,” added the 26-year-old. “That was only the 11th game of the season and we’re still quite happy with the start.

“Six points out of nine from the last three games is decent and we’re still on 18 points.

“We’re three points away from seventh, and Luton have only gone three points clear of us.”

Nouble says he would love to have a match tonight to put things right but he accepts that a blank midweek schedule will help the team.

“I hate long weeks, especially after a result like that,” he said.

“But I think we do need it because we had three games in a week and the boys are a bit leggy.

“We will get a good rest in now and we won’t get too down.

“When we’re winning we don’t get too high and when we’re losing we don’t get too low.

“We just keep going. It was a frustrating day [at Luton] but no-one will remember the game if we go and get three good results now.”