Published: 08:10, 17 April 2014 |
Updated: 08:18, 17 April 2014
Manager Peter Taylor will tell his Gillingham players to put last weekend’s nightmare behind them when they host Tranmere on Good Friday.
Taylor is determined to see his team put on an impressive home display to banish the memories of last Saturday’s 5-1 defeat at Leyton Orient. It was a game which hit Taylor hard.
He said: “A manager takes things 10 times more than a player. If we win I am 10 times happier than them and if we lose I am 10 times sadder.
“I took that performance personally on Saturday and it was unacceptable. But you have to stay strong and bounce back and that’s what I am going to do.
“We’ve got a lot of football coming up but the most important thing is that we concentrate on this one."
Gillingham fans were understandably frustrated last weekend and now Taylor hopes the players respond.
He said: “The players have got to be big and brave and get on with it. There are supporters who are going to be frustrated and rightly so. But, I also know the supporters will know it’s an important match for us.
“They can be more helpful by getting behind the boys. The supporters have done nothing wrong, it is only our performances that have been wrong."
Read the full story in this week's Medway Messenger - out now!
Plus get post-match report, action and reaction on www.kentonline.co.uk/sport
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.