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Mark Bonner takes over as new Gills manager

Gillingham Football Club have announced the appointment of Mark Bonner as their new first-team manager.

This appointment comes as the club aims to fortify its position and pursue higher ambitions in the coming seasons.


Bonner, who takes over the managerial responsibilities at Priestfield, brings a fresh vision aimed at propelling Gillingham up the League 2 table after finishing 12th last season.

The club has expressed enthusiasm for Bonner’s leadership qualities and his commitment to developing a competitive team dynamic.

Bonner’s arrival is seen as a key part of the club’s strategy, enhancing its performance in competitive fixtures.

Upon his arrival at Priestfield, Bonner expressed his eagerness and told the club’s website: “I’m thrilled to be part of Gillingham FC and eager to begin my role as manager.

“We’re looking forward to the upcoming season, aiming to build a team that fans will take pride in and foster a culture that players are excited to be part of.”

Gillingham supporters have been encouraged by this move, which is viewed as a pivotal moment in the club’s recent history. The club’s management is confident that Bonner’s approach will resonate well with the players and the community.

This managerial change aligns with Gillingham’s broader goals of achieving stability and success in the league. The club and its fans are optimistic about the fresh strategic direction and are eager to see the impact of Bonner’s leadership in the upcoming matches and seasons.

For more details, you can visit Gillingham’s official website here.

Feature image: Gillingham’s Priestfield stadium (Google Street View)