Date: 16th February 2007 at 12:02pm
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Garry Monk says the players are devastated after being told in training that Jackett had left the club.

Monk, who was made club captain at the start of the season by Jackett, says the players must take some of the blame for Kenny’s departure.

He said: ‘We have massively let the gaffer down. To say that is a bit of shock Kenny has gone is putting it mildly.’

‘There were a few rumours flying around before we got to training,’

‘We were all taken down to the training ground and Nuge (Kevin Nugent) read out a statement that the gaffer had left.

‘The lads were all devastated and gutted.

‘It is sad to think that he felt he no longer had everybody’s support.

‘Some of the criticism in the past few weeks has been ridiculous.

‘We have only lost the last two, it is not as if we are in a crisis. Maybe some people will be happy now.’

‘He has been brilliant with me – I’m devastated he has gone.

‘The players now have to go out tomorrow (at Doncaster) and give a performance he would have been proud of. We have to focus on getting promotion and stick together.

‘But we know that we have let him down massively.’


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