Gillingham defenders Leon Legge and Adam Barrett praised for their efforts by manager Martin Allen
Adam Barrett tries to clear as Leon
Legge watches on. Picture: Barry Goodwin
Gillingham boss Martin Allen hailed his defensive pairing
of Leon Legge and Adam Barrett after they led their team to an
important away point on Saturday.
Legge’s second goal in four games for Gillingham earned a 1-1
draw at Aldershot as he again displayed his prowess at both ends of
Allen said: “He is colossal. It took a few weeks because he
hasn’t played for ages to get up to match speed and he is getting
better and better.
“He was immense from start to finish. All the players we have
signed so far have played their part.
“We have a few injuries, to Myles Weston, Charlie Allen and Andy
Frampton. That’s three good players we have missing, but the lads
are doing well.”
Fellow defender Adam Barrett played on despite feeling ill and
Allen added: "He should have come off at half-time as he was sick.
The fact he made it through the 94 minutes was all credit to him.
Legge and Barrett have been fantastic for us.
“Week in, week out, we ride it together, the ups and downs and
it’s another point toward our total.”
Gillingham’s point on the road extended their lead at the top of
League 2 to three points over Port Vale, who lost 2-1 away at
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