John Still is on a mission to help Maidstone rejoin Gillingham in the Football League one day, Kent Online report.
The clubs meet in the Kent Senior Cup semi-finals at the Gallagher tonight, with Still confident United are capable of reaching the big time again.
The league rivalry lasted only three seasons after Maidstone went bust in 1992 but head of football Still has ambitions to see his club rise again.
Still, who led the Stones to the Football League in 1989, said: “That’s something we’ve got to try and do again, try and find a way of getting this club back up there.
“It can get in the league again, absolutely.
“This is football and there’s no rhyme or reason to football sometimes.
“We feel we have to rebuild the football club and in our rebuilding that’s got to be our aim.”
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