Share

Clear

Thu

°C | 5°C

Clear spells

Fri

12°C | 3°C

Broken cloud

Sat

12°C | 7°C

Home   Kent   Sport   Article

Gillingham assistant manager John Schofield writes exclusively for the KM Group

20 December 2013

John Schofield

John Schofield

It’s always nice to sit down for a glass of wine with opposition managers after a game.

I don’t know Alex Ferguson but his son, Darren, is a lovely man. He comes across well and is good to talk to.

We always invite managers in for a drink after the game.

It gives you a chance to pick each other’s brains about how to get the best out of everybody.

You talk about how things are going and what games you have coming up. I’m sure Darren will have learned a lot from his dad but, at the same time, every young manager has to be himself.

We were unfortunate to concede such a late equaliser against Peterborough and it hurt but it’s another point to add to our tally.

You never think a game’s over when you’re sat on the touchline. We’ve been in situations ourselves when we’ve snatched a draw late on and it feels like you’ve won.

There can be such a swing of emotions at the end of the game and against Peterborough, we had that dip from conceding.

You always think about what you could have done differently and it’s important you learn from every game.

 

Click here for more sport from Kent.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 
Sorry, comments are not enabled for this article.

Login or register to post commentsPost Comment

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.