Eight squad members to depart Priestfield this summer

The month of May is known for two things within football; the climax of the campaign and players’ futures are destined via the retained lists which every club releases. Despite it being three weeks since the regular League One season came to a close and it has only just been announced by the beloved Gillingham…

Pennock’s reign continues as Taylor makes a surprising return

The underwhelming news, to most, was confirmed late on Monday afternoon when the inevitable occurred and Gillingham Football Club announced that Ady Pennock would continue as Head Coach going into the 2017/18 campaign. The more astonishing and honestly staggering account was that two-time ex-manager Peter Taylor would make an unprecedented return to Priestfield in a…

Gillingham Season Review 2016/17

Blood, sweat and tears are the pivotal ingredients needed for any minimal success in a team, it’s the skill and management that can turn a side from mediocracy into a competitive group. However, it’s those three attributes that Gillingham FC have lacked over the last ten months, or you could even suggest they have been…

Why Gillingham are falling behind their Kent neighbours

In a period of disarray and uncertainty surrounding the club’s future in League One, anything positive to be said is difficult to come by and I must admit that Gillingham will continue to go in a downward spiral unless action is taking now from the very top. Something I have pondered over the last few…

Match Report & Analysis: Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town were the visitors for Ady Pennock’s first game in charge of Gillingham at Priestfield. The Gills went into Saturday’s match on the back of one point from a possible six, with a superb draw at Bramall Lane against league leaders Sheffield United and a disappointing defeat to Oldham Athletic the week before. The…

Gillingham act quickly to replace Justin Edinburgh

It has taken less than 48 hours for Gills chairman Paul Scally to sought out a new replacement for Justin Edinburgh as the club announces the return of Ady Pennock and Steve Lovell, along with Jamie Day. The three are set to position themselves as a trio to make up the coaching team at Priestfield with…

Justin Edinburgh receives the axe – My thoughts

Whilst under-pressure Gillingham manager Justin Edinburgh began 2017 under a lot of criticism that the home defeat to Oxford United, which, to many, was an appalling display, I did not expect to see the news of him getting sacked the following morning. The Gills’ league position of 17th states the reasoning, and the tactical decisions…