Gillingham manager Martin Allen says there is still room for improvement after 2-1 defeat to Port Vale
Gillingham boss Martin Allen has vowed his team will improve
following Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Port Vale.
The Gills conceded two early goals in the top-of-the-table clash
at Priestfield and, despite piling on the pressure in the second
half, were unable to turn the match around.
Allen, pictured, said: "There are definitely areas and room
"You can’t give goals away, not if you want to be top and, up
until now, our record has been fantastic.
"In our last two games – both away from home – we’ve conceded
nothing and hardly had a shot against us.
"You have to stand up and be counted, take it on the chin, learn
from it and we will improve."
Victory would have put Gills in a strong position at the top and
Allen added: "Port Vale are a decent side and we can’t afford to be
giving away two-goal starts to other teams."
Gillingham are now a point and a place behind the new
"Now we have a challenge to get back up there and go past them,"
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