Gillingham manager Martin Allen praises his captain Adam Barrett following late goal at Plymouth Argyle
Adam Barrett celebrates
his goal on
Picture: Barry Goodwin
Martin Allen hailed Gillingham
captain Adam Barrett after he pounced to rescue a point on
Allen’s Gillingham were just two
minutes away from suffering only their third defeat of the League 2
campaign, before Barrett headed home to make it 2-2.
"It looked like we were down and
out," admitted Allen. "Then there is your captain steaming in with
a header, where boots are flying, smashing it into the back of the
"Adam has a great record over the
last 10 years scoring goals throughout the season, he has often
been up there around the nine-goal mark, and it’s important Adam
"Not only is he a great leader, a
great captain and a great professional, it’s just typical that our
captain steps up when we needed him. He has been amazing and a
(pictured) gave his first team players Monday off to recover
from a tough week, after playing Tuesday and then making the long
trip to Plymouth at the weekend.
Both games ended in a draw but the
Gills remain five points clear at the top of League 2.
"Everyone has given everything they
have got," said Allen.
"There are no lightweights and no
characters who are swerving it. They will be off to recharge their
batteries and they will come in on Tuesday and have a nice bright
session, then (train again) Thursday and Friday.
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