Published: 09:00, 25 February 2013 |
Updated: 09:48, 08 January 2014
Manager Martin Allen left Chesterfield with another three points and a place in Gillingham’s record books.
It was a special night for the Gills boss after his team broke the club record for the most away wins in a Football League season.
The 11th win broke the record set in the 1984-85 season under Keith Peacock.
Allen, pictured with matchwinner Cody McDonald, said: “The club (as Gillingham FC) is 100 years old and we have broken the record of 100 years of away wins – it’s fantastic, isn’t it.
“It’s a surreal feeling and I don’t think I have ever created history before – not for the right reasons. To get this record makes me proud.”
Gillingham’s success on their travels has been built on a solid defence, which this season has so far conceded just nine goals on their travels – better than any other league club in England.
Allen said: “It was testament to the players’ hard work. They train hard, they listen and are receptive and are a pleasure to work with.
“It is an all-round collective effort, on and off the field from all the staff and the players and, of course, all the supporters."
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