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On-loan Watford midfielder Connor Smith at the centre of all Gills' attacking threats at Oldham

25 February 2014
by Luke Cawdell


Connor Smith in the thick of the action against Oldham Picture Barry Goodwin

Connor Smith in the thick of the action against Oldham Picture: Barry Goodwin

Connor Smith impressed against Oldham and Gills boss Peter Taylor is hoping the loan man can show a lot more of what he can do.

The Watford midfielder was at the centre of Gillingham’s best forward moves as he provided the link between midfield and attack.

Taylor said: “He has had to play slightly out of position (previously) and we know he is a three-man midfield player. That’s what he does at Watford and that’s what hopefully he can do here a bit more.

“A lot of times he has played since he has been here, we have played 4-4-2 and he has had to play a little bit wide because we have had injuries to wide players and he has helped us out a little bit.

“I am a firm believer that 4-3-3 away from home is a good system but you have to have the right players to do it.”

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