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Man-of-the-match midfielder Steven Gregory felt the whole team deserved praise after Friday’s win over Wolves.
Gregory was the man who walked away with the champagne but he was quick to salute his team-mates.
He said: “It’s nice to be acknowledged and pretty rare but it was a great team performance and I think everyone deserved the man-of-the-match.
“It was a solid performance. I’m not saying we were outstanding but we kept our shape and frustrated them.
“They had a game two days before while ours was called off and that could have helped.
“We felt this was a good time to play them, even though results in our last two games hadn’t gone our way. We felt confident and in a good state of mind.”
After conceding so many late goals recently, Gregory was delighted that the Gills scored one themselves to take the points.
He said: “It was our turn (to score late) and we had totalled it up before the match, that we have dropped nine or 10 points from conceding in the last five or 10 minutes.
“It was really good to get one ourselves and hopefully that will continue to happen.”
Victory lifted the Gills to 14th in League 1 and helped erase the memories of a 4-0 defeat at Wolves earlier in the season.
“That was probably one of the worst performances of the season and it was nice to put that right,” the 26-year-old told Gillingham’s official website.
The Gills ended the festive period with a win, defeat and a draw and now have a break before heading to Colchester on Saturday.
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