Gillingham boss Martin Allen hopes his side respond the right way on Saturday when they face Bradford City in League 2
Martin Allen believes a visit
to cup giant-killers Bradford is the perfect place for his side to
right some wrongs.
The Gillingham manager
(pictured) is looking for an immediate response from his side
after their 1-0 home defeat to lowly Wycombe on Monday night.
Hosts Bradford – who regularly get
10,000 fans for home games – are having a season to remember. They
have beaten three Premier League teams – Arsenal, Aston Villa and
Wigan – on their way to the Carling Cup final, which takes place
later this month.
Allen (pictured) said: "It’s a
fantastic opportunity in front of a big crowd, a great stadium and
a team going to a cup final in two weeks’ time.
"Let’s dust ourselves down, let’s
not feel sorry for ourselves, let’s not blame other people and get
ready for Bradford.
"Every game away from home we are
right on it and come this game away at Bradford, we will be
"I need to help the players and
support them. I will give them some guidance and get them going
again and there is no better place to bounce back than Bradford
"They have just created history by
reaching the cup final and I am sure it will be a fantastic
atmosphere there on Saturday."
Full preview ahead of this
weekend's game in the Friday Medway Messenger.
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