12. Micky Adams (1979-1983)

Micky Adams emerged from the Gills youth team as a winger, but it was playing out of position that really launched his Gills career, and allowed him to go on to bigger and better things in top-flight football.  His early appearances on the wing were unconvincing, but a move to left back following an injury to Andy Ford saw him converted into one of the most exciting sights witnessed at Priestfield.

His full-speed dashes down the wing were breathtaking, and his crosses, zipped across goal at pace, led to many goals.  He was often only brought to a halt by illegal challenges in and around the penalty area, which also led to further Gills scores.  He left Priestfield at the end of the 82-83 season, joining Coventry for a fee of £92,500, leaving the Priestfield faithful to rue his absence.

104 apps, 4 goals

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