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Gillingham captain Adam Barrett respects Peter Taylor's decision

14 February 2014
by Luke Cawdell

Adam Barrett. Picture Barry Goodwin

Adam Barrett. Picture: Barry Goodwin

Adam Barrett was dropped to the bench for the first time this season against Stevenage last week.

It was only the second times in 79 games that the Gills skipper has not started for the club. His place in the team last Tuesday was taken by young defender Callum Davies as the Gills went down 3-1.

But with 625 senior appearances behind him, Barrett, 34, is not one for sulking.

“That’s part and parcel of football,” said the central defender. “The gaffer made his choice for Stevenage and decided to give me a rest. I respect his decision.

“I was delighted to be back in for Carlisle. I feel fine and we got a good result.

“I have been lucky enough in my career to have played plenty of games – over 600 now – and since I have been here at Gillingham, I don’t think I have missed too much.

“Whoever plays, you want them to do well. We have a tight-knit group and are good friends off the pitch.

“I am enjoying my football and want to keep playing."

 

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