Gillingham assistant manager John Schofield writes exclusively for the KM Group
Last weekend’s result against Port Vale was disappointing for
everyone but we’re still looking at the bigger picture.
We just need to keep trying to get as many points as we can, win
as many games as we can and as quickly as we can.
Although we didn’t get any points on Saturday, our tally so far
this season is where we want to be and that’s what we are looking
at – the bigger picture, as always. That’s what we have to
We have watched the game back two or three times. We conceded
early and going behind anytime is not great. But it is about how
you react and we did positively. After their first goal, we had the
lion’s share of possession. They then got a second and then from
the kick-off, we came straight back with a fantastic strike from
Danny Kedwell. It showed good character, desire and
On another day, the outcome might have been different but it
wasn’t to be and you just keep working hard to try and improve.
We head to Rochdale this weekend aiming to claim a 10th away win
of the season. It’s great that we have put ourselves in a position
to win those games.
We are doing a job on teams and have defended well and got good
energy and pace in the side for any counter-attacking should it
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