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9 May 2014

Club News


9 May 2014

Stuart Nelson delighted to have secured his future at the club after signing a new two year contract

Stuart Nelson says he is delighted to have signed a new contract which will keep him Priestfield for another two years.

, he is keen to enjoy more success while at the club.has agreed a new dealStuart joined the club in July of 2012 and played a key role in ensuring Gills won the League Two Championship last year, and now he

: “I’m delighted that I have signed and everything I’ve said to the press before is true - I’ve loved my time here and to be offered the contract there wasn’t much to think’s official website he saidSpeaking to the

“It was a question of `where do I sign? `, which is why it happened so quickly.

“I’ve got ambition and I want to push on in my career and play higher but I’ve said before that this is the club to do it at.

“The club has the infrastructure to go on and I want to be a part of that when we do move on.

“I loved what happened last season when we won the league and got promoted and I want more of that with this club.”

Nelson paid tribute to the supporters who have travelled in their droves to watch the Gills play home or away, and the keeper says he is keen to reward the fans with more encouraging displays during the next two seasons.

that shows how much appreciation they gave me and the feeling is mutual, it’s been fantastic ever since I’ve been here and hopefully they’re happy that I’ve signed and now I can go out and perform for them for another two years.“To get `Player of the Year`He added:

“Ultimately every footballer has ambition to push on and as a club we will aim to do that. League One consolidation is definitely the starting point, there is nothing less than that and then we will look to build.

“Next year we will try to get the safety aspect done early so we can see how far we go after that.”

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