Following news that Gills’ leading scorer Danny Kedwell
was due to undergo surgery for a hernia issue last week many supporters will have been surprised to see the powerhouse forward take his place in the starting line-up against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday night.
Keds went on to complete a full 90 minutes in the 1-0 win over the former Premier League giants and manager Peter Taylor exclusively revealed to us today that the player is happy to play on, saying “As we speak now we are thinking about putting it off again.
“He is feeling OK; the reason he started the other day is because I was convinced he was going to have the operation on Thursday. I thought if he has that operation he then won’t be around for a month, and I couldn’t risk playing Bayo against Wolves.”
“That was my thinking, but now Danny has come in again, trained, is ok and is ready to play. He certainly has a hernia problem but it’s not a bad one and I think with rest we can keep him going.
“Rather than lose him for a month, the way he is feeling at the minute, I am thinking about not having the operation and he can then carry on as he is doing. Once we get to a figure (points) that we think we have progressed enough, then we can get it done.”