The in-form striker was again on target as the Robins beat Thatcham Town 4-3 in a thrilling game on Saturday, taking his tally to 25 Hellenic Premier Division goals and 27 in all competitions this campaign.

Speaking to the News, he said: “It’s nice when you score - hopefully I can get 40 if it keeps going the way it is.

“I was a bit unlucky last year but I’m feeling a lot more confident now. Things seem to be going my way and there’s hopefully more to come.” The talented youngster has attracted the attention of several other clubs but has turned down potential moves to Thatcham, league leaders Highmoor Ibis and Southern League big-spenders, Marlow.

And he revealed his teammates are one of the main reasons why he is so happy to remain at Larges Lane.

He gushed: “I’m playing back up front again which I’m enjoying, and playing with these boys. I know I’m doing well and getting goals, but it takes a team effort to score goals.

“I’m really enjoying it here and I get on with the lads really well and everyone else that’s here. I think it’s the right thing to do to see the season out here and see where we go from there.” Cooper-Clark - who has scored 42 goals for the Larges Lane side during his three years at the club - is Bracknell’s 10th top goalscorer of all time and is just a solitary strike behind John Smith.

Although the confident marksman is due to start a three-match ban following his recent sending off against Ardley United, Cooper-Clark believes he will again hit the goal trail when he returns in the New Year.

And he revealed his upcoming absence may in fact help him after being forced off injured in the second half of the Thatcham game.

He confessed: “I got a bit of a dead leg but I’ve got a few games off and hopefully I’ll feel more sharp again and score some more goals when I’m back.” Robins boss Keith Pennicott-Bowen paid tribute to his star striker following another excellent display against Thatcham, which sealed a seventh win in nine games since the boss took over from Ed Carpenter.

Bracknell now sit in the lofty heights of sixth in the table and Pennicott-Bowen beamed: “Last season Shane had to work extremely hard and scored not so many goals, and this year he’s done a hard pre-season, he’s been week-in, week-out at training.

“He’s worked at his game, he’s worked at his finishing, he’s worked at his mobility around the pitch and it comes out with goals, so fair play to him.” He added: “We’ve got local lads who want to play for Bracknell Town and give everything. They’re willing to develop and learn and the guys are progressing. We’re playing good football but we’re still a team in transition and we’re learning how to play at this level.”