Gillingham continue contract negotiations with Joe Martin
Gillingham are continuing contract negotiations with left-back
Joe Martin, but chairman Paul Scally admitted that the two parties
are "some way apart."
Gills boss Martin Allen was keen to get the player on a new deal
as the current one expires at the end of this season. And in
January he will be able to speak freely with any interested
But Mr Scally, speaking on Friday, said: "Nothing has been
concluded. Joe seems to be happy with the football club and we are
happy with him but we are some way apart right now, between
discussions with myself, Andy Hessenthaler and the player’s
Martin signed a two-year deal in May 2011, having joined the
Gills for the end of the previous campaign on non-contract
Since his arrival he has been a regular starter for the Gills
and the 24-year-old has now made 76 appearances for the club.
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