Edinburgh relishing opener

Date published: Wednesday 17th June 2015 7:51

during the Emirates FA Cup third round replay between Lincoln City and Ipswich Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on January 17, 2017 in Lincoln, England.

Having missed out on the play-offs last term, the Blades replaced Nigel Clough with Nigel Adkins, and have been handed a trip to Priestfield after the 2015/16 fixture list was released.

Edinburgh told the Gills’ website: “I’m really excited by it; they missed out in the play-off semi-finals and I expect them to be one of the favourites for the title, let alone promotion, and with Nigel [Adkins] in charge they have a lot of respect for him.

“They are well organised, he’s had good success wherever he’s been and I think it’s a great first game for us. Our last three matches here produced good performances and results and we are looking to continue that and start the season with a good crowd.

“The atmosphere for our final game was quite phenomenal and that’s what we will be looking to do here at the start.”

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