Your location is set to Dartford
Published: 08:55, 26 November 2012 |
Updated: 09:43, 10 January 2014
David Wright was ‘bitterly disappointed’ a loan move back to Gillingham did not materialise, but boss Martin Allen says he will probably rekindle the deal in January.
The 32-year-old Crystal Palace midfielder, pictured, impressed during a seven-game loan deal at Priestfield but despite the two clubs reaching an agreement over his return, Allen revealed the paperwork was not completed in time to meet the 5pm deadline on Thursday.
Asked if he would revisit the deal in January, Allen said: "Probably, yes.
"David Wright is a good player, we did try and get him but the paperwork didn’t get done in time so we have to deal with it, get on with it, take it on the chin and move to the next stage.
"Of course I’m disappointed but we tried our best and it didn’t get done in time. I haven’t actually spoken to him but he’s bitterly disappointed."
It is understood that appeals to the Football League to get the transfer rubber-stamped as late as Friday morning were unsuccessful.
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.
This is a brand new online resource covering every aspect of owning and improving a home in Kent and Medway.
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!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
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.