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Published: 00:00, 17 February 2017 |
Updated: 09:00, 17 February 2017
Gillingham are hoping for a timely boost this weekend with the return of striker Joe Quigley.
The 6ft 4in frontman signed a loan deal with the Gills on transfer deadline day but has only just been given the all-clear by parent club AFC Bournemouth to return to action.
Quigley was with the Gills at the start of the season but suffered knee ligament damage just three games into a half-season loan.
Gills boss Ady Pennock is hoping he will be involved at Coventry on Saturday despite missing out on a development game for Bournemouth, which was postponed on Wednesday.
He said: “Joe is going to train and will be involved with us on Saturday. That will be a big bonus for us.
“We need fresh faces, it gives everyone a lift. He is chomping at the bit and he has done well from a nasty injury – an injury I have had myself.
“He is a big strong lad and look forward to working with him.”
Fellow Bournemouth loanee Harry Cornick is recovering from a groin strain and won’t be too far behind.
“We are then waiting for Harry Cornick to come in,” Pennock said. “They will give us some fresh impetus and give us fresh faces. I am looking forward to working with
Pennock could have utility man Chris Herd back for the weekend.
He was pencilled in for Tuesday but had to pull out after failing a fitness test due to a hamstring strain.
Pennock’s side are four points off the drop zone and he said: “The fans know the situation, we all do and it’s another big game at Coventry.
"The games are getting bigger and bigger.”
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