Published: 12:38, 14 February 2013 |
Updated: 16:09, 09 January 2014
by Steve Tervet
Gillingham striker Ashley Miller has made an instant impact at Hythe Town after arriving on a month’s loan from Priestfield.
The 18-year-old (pictured playing for Gills at Plymouth) made his Town debut at Sittingbourne last weekend and scored twice in Tuesday’s 3-1 win against Corinthian Casuals.
Hythe manager Scott Porter last week promised to shake up his under-performing squad and he believes the arrival of Miller at Reachfields is hugely significant.
He said: "Ashley is a massive talent and I’m grateful to Gillingham for letting us have him for a month.
"He brings so much pace and quality and his goals showed that.
"I worked hard to get players in. I pursued Ashley’s situation with (Gills development manager) Mark Patterson and I got the go-ahead on Wednesday.
"He’s got his feet on the ground, he’s not big-time and he’s settled in well. It’s pleasing when you bring a player in and he scores two goals."
Porter has also signed left-back Darren Winfield, brother of Hythe midfielder Lee Winfield.
He said: "Darren’s a player I’ve been after for four years and he’s decided to step up to the plate. I’ve been looking for a left-back and he’s settled in well."
Do you expect Miller to be a success at Hythe? Have your say below.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Find out what's going on in the garden, with Kent expert Lucy Hewett's weekly update.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.