On-loan Gillingham goalkeeper Tommy Forecast happy to step into the limelight when required
Tommy Forecast insists he
is content to be playing a bit-part role for Gillingham.
The on-loan Southampton keeper,
pictured, made only his third appearance for the
Gills on Saturday when he replaced the suspended
Stuart Nelson for the FA Cup defeat at Preston. But it’s a
situation the 26-year-old is happy to live with.
He said: "It felt good out there
to play for 90 minutes and get a game under my belt. It was a big
game for us and the FA Cup made it even more special.
"Myself and Stuart have a good
professional relationship and he has done well and the team has
"I have no complaints on that
and it is just good to be part of a successful team – we’re working
hard together. You have to be professional."
Forecast has been with the Gills
since the summer, moving as part exchange on a season-long
loan when Paulo Gazzaniga left for St Mary's. His only other
start for the club came in September’s JPT defeat at
Nelson is likely to return for
the League 2 trip to Rotherham, but Forecast won’t be
"You just don’t know what’s
going to happen," he added. "You always have to be on your toes and
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