Gillingham's leading scorer Danny Kedwell is fit again ahead of FA Cup trip to Preston North End
Leading scorer Danny
Kedwell is set to return for Saturday’s FA Cup trip to
The 11-goal hitman was left out
of the squad for the trip to Accrington on Saturday – although he
still travelled with the party – after suffering a groin problem in
Gills boss Martin Allen said:
"He had a sore groin on Thursday afternoon; people have to be fully
"He came up here with us as part
of our team because he’s integral to what we do and the spirit of
"He felt better (on
Saturday) morning and at a push and a shove I suppose he could
have played, but we don’t need to do that because we have other
good players as well."
The first team players were
given time off on Monday and Tuesday before returning to training
on Wednesday ahead of the trip to Deepdale.
"We’ll give them a break for a
few days and hopefully get Kedwell fit again ready for next week,"
The Gills boss could also recall Joe Martin, after the
defender played 45 minutes of Tuesday's development game against
AFC Wimbledon. He has been out with a broken hand but played with a
Bradley Dack also featured in the game, which finished
1-1, as he continues to build up his fitness following
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