"No offence, but Swindon!" he told the Daily Mail. "The market is dead at the moment. There are so many pros out of a job.
"I know that even people within football say I don't want to play any more. They can think what they want, that's totally wrong. I won't stop because I've been knocked back by a few clubs. As long as I've got that spark to get out of bed in the morning and play football, I will pursue it.
"You're just waiting for somebody to give you a chance. It's a little bit like starting again.
"Realistically, I know I could hold my own at Championship level. The Premier League is probably gone but you never know - I'm a proven goalscorer at that level.
"It's just the match sharpness, which is exactly why I've gone to Accrington."