Gills hopeful over Jackman

Published Add your comment

Football News

Gillingham manager Mark Stimson remains confident of bringing Northampton defender Danny Jackman back to Priestfield.

Jackman had a transfer request rejected by the Cobblers last week and missed the 0-0 draw with Macclesfield with a knee injury but Stimson believes he wants to rejoin the Gills.

"We thought we were close with the boy Jackman, but that's been stopped at the moment and we'll be going back to see if there is any movement on that," Stimson said.

"We've gone in with a decent offer for someone of his age and for what he has left on his contract.

"All clubs will want more but I understand the boy has put a transfer request in. They may be better off taking some money and moving on.

"I think he's a decent player for them but I am led to believe that he doesn't really want to play in League Two. He's too good."

Northampton manager Stuart Gray said: "We have certain values of our players, be it Danny Jackman or any other member of our squad, and we won't sell for less than that.

"Fingers crossed they won't meet that valuation and he can concentrate on being a Northampton player."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Northampton Town
Danny Jackman
League One
League Two

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again