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Dover Athletic poach Bromley skipper Rob Gillman

Martin Hayes
Hayes played over 100 games for Arsenal

New Dover Athletic manager Martin Hayes has signed Bromley captain Rob Gillman.

Hayes - who managed Gillman when he was a youngster at Bishop's Stortford - made the defender one of his top targets as soon as he got the job.

He told the club's website: "Rob is a good footballer. He's ambitious and wants to play at a higher level.

"He had a chance to play in the Blue Square Premier for Grays - but the deal wasn't quite right for him to give up his job."

Hayes added: "Bromley obviously didn't want to lose him. No-one wants to lose their captain.

"He's coming here to improve as a player and because he sees the ambition we have to go for promotion.

"He ticks so many boxes for us. We needed a centre-half, he is a good player, has a good attitude - and he is a Kent boy too, so he will be a good fit for Dover."

Gillman said: "Martin is a good manager. I worked with him before and he gets the best out of players. He also has a proven track record of finding little gems and can be a big success at Dover.

"I wanted to be part of that as this is a club that can for sure get into the Conference - and I want to play at the highest level possible."



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Dover boss to add five to squad
23 Jun 10 |  Non League
Dover install Hayes as new boss
16 Jun 10 |  Gillingham
Hendon quits Dover for Gillingham
15 Jun 10 |  Gillingham
Hendon unveiled as Dover manager
28 May 10 |  Non League
Hessenthaler quits as Dover boss
20 May 10 |  Non League


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