Gillingham manager Martin Allen to raise issue of Priestfield form with his players as poor home run continues
Martin Allen will be seeking answers from his Gillingham
players this week in a bid to halt the club’s worrying home
Defeat to Port Vale at Priestfield on Saturday saw the
Gills knocked off the top of League 2 as they failed to win on
home soil for the fourth game running.
The Gills’ last home win came almost two months ago – against
Morecambe on November 17 – and those stats are in contrast to an
impressive away record on a par with anything in the Football
Gillingham boss Allen, pictured, will be putting the issue
high on his agenda when the players return to training today.
He said: "The home form does come into it. This team at
home earlier in the season had been scoring three or four all the
time, so we will have to work out a way how we are going to get
"We certainly are not going to shout at them. We have to work
out a way of how they are going to play better at home, simple as
Defeat to Vale at the weekend followed impressive wins on the
road at Bristol Rovers and Southend.
"We don’t want to be conceding goals here at Priestfield. Goals
have gone in against us too easily and we have got some work to
do," Allen added.
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