Gillingham striker Danny Kedwell says he finds the rotation system tough but winning makes it easier
By Luke Cawdell
Danny Kedwell admits he has found Martin Allen’s squad rotation
system tough at times.
The 12-goal striker (pictured) has been rotated in and out of
the team this season, along with fellow forwards Deon Burton, Adam
Birchall and Myles Weston.
Kedwell was boosted, though, by scoring for the Gills last time
out against Port Vale to end a run of nine games without a
He said: "It is nice to score from open play and I know myself I
need to score more from open play but I have been in the team, out
of the team, then in the team and it is hard to get momentum going
and keep that match fitness.
"I went through a bit of a bad patch for a couple of months, not
feeling fit, not being match fit by only playing 20 minutes here
"It was nice of the gaffer to give me a start against Port Vale
in the biggest game of the season and I got that goal. We lost but
I am happy with my own form."
Despite his own highs and lows this season, Kedwell knows
promotion is the only thing that matters – whoever scores and
He said: "We are all in it together. I am a Gillingham fan so I
don’t really care how we win, if I am playing or not, as long as we
"It is tough. You want to play every game and play as much
football as you can, especially when you are getting that bit older
but as long as we are winning and up near the top, I am not too
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