UK time is: 12:53:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Allen: That was a fantastic performance

Gillingham returned to winning ways, retaining their 100% away record, with a win at Northampton on Tuesday night.

Martin Allen knows Northampton is "a difficult place" to go to but praised the "fantastic performance" that brought his side a 2-1 win: 'That was a fantastic performance.

'It's a difficult place to come, Northampton put long throws in from either side of the pitch and you have to battle here.'

A "calculated risk" with Jack Payne continues to pay off for The Gills with the game plan of "playing football" in the first half and then approaching a "backs to the wall" approach for the second half working well: 'We set out to get the ball down and play in the first half but it was backs to the wall in the second half and every single player did their bit. We knew the ball would be around our box in the second half but everyone stood up to the challenge.

'Deon Burton's finish was excellent and Jack Payne has got two goals from that position now and it was another superb technical finish. He deserved to get a goal like that with his hard work. I thought he might need a few more days of training but in the end I decided to play him.'

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 4 2012

Time: 11:34AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Gillingham Articles

Gills Draw At Welling (Monday July 21 2014)

Taylor: I'm Seeing Some Good Things (Thursday July 17 2014)

Gills Win At Bromley (Thursday July 17 2014)

Lee Links-Up With Stevenage (Sunday July 13 2014)

Gills Win At Folkestone (Saturday July 12 2014)

Back In A Job (Thursday July 10 2014)

Egan Comes To Priestfield (Friday July 4 2014)

Archived Gillingham Articles

List All Vital Gills Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Crewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Doncaster 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Fleetwood 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Gillingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Leyton Orient 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Notts County 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Good Workout For Posh But Wolves Disappointed
Peterborough : 23/07/2014 12:12:00
CCFC: The Life of a Trialist
Coventry : 23/07/2014 11:35:00
Kids are alright for Russ
Scunthorpe : 23/07/2014 10:56:00
Gateshead Friendly Next Up
Leyton Orient : 23/07/2014 09:07:00
Michael Smith On His Way To Posh?
Peterborough : 23/07/2014 09:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MK Dons (a) to start are you....
Suggested By:  
Happy 17%
Disappointed 83%