Richard Day reviews past events on this day in Gillingham FC history

2012 - Stuart Nelson, Tom Flanagan, Charlie Allen, Ben Strevens and Bradley Dack in the Carling One Cup tie at Bristol City

2010 - Matt Lawrence played his first game at Edgar Street

2007 - Barry Cogan at Watford

1976 - Bill Brindley, John Overton and Nigel Williams at Aldershot
The following players made their Gillingham debuts in the above games...


Danny Kedwell and Ben Strevens were on target against the Championship side at Ashton Gate
2012 - Bristol City 1-2 Gillingham                   COC1   Att: 4,339

2010 - Hereford Utd 0-0 Gillingham               L2         Att: 2,915

2007 - Watford 3-0 Gillingham                        LC1       Att: 8,166

Darren Byfield and Iwan Roberts found the net against the Lilywhites
2004 - Gillingham 2-1 Preston NE                    C          Att: 7,073

1999 - Gillingham 0-1 Bristol Rovers              D2        Att: 6,234

1993 - Gillingham 0-2 Chesterfield                  D3         Att: 3,485

The Gills consolation came from Steve Lovell
1990 - Gillingham 1-4 West Ham United        Fr          Att: 3,761

Terry Cochrane and Paul Shinners were the Gills marksmen with Nigel Pointon replying
1984 - Chatham Town 1-2 Gills XI                    Fr

Mark Weatherly was on target for the Gills but Steve White, Derek Hales and Steve Gritt struck for the Addicks
1982 - Gillingham 1-3 Charlton Athletic         Fr          Att: 1,600

John Crabbe was on target as the Gills eased through 4-1 on aggregate
1979 - Luton Town 1-1 Gillingham                  LC1 2L   Att: 5,509

Centre-half Dave Galvin scored at the Rec
1976 - Aldershot 1-1 Gillingham                      LC1 1L    Att: 2,641

Pat Walker found the net as the Gills lost in Essex
1976 - Romford 2-1 Gills XI                                Fr

Dave Quirke netted a double against the O's
1968 - Gillingham 2-2 Orient                             LC1        Att: 5,998

Charlie Crickmore grabbed the only goal of the game
1967 - Chelmsford City 0-1 Gillingham            Fr

Gordon Pulley and Jimmy White were the Gills scorers
1965 - Bedford Town 0-2 Gillingham               Fr           Att: 2,031

Derek Grace, Rodney Green and Bob Ridley scored in the win at New Writtle Street
1965 - Chelmsford City 2-3 Gillingham            Fr           Att: 2,000


1995- Dennis Bailey joins the Gills in a £50,000 deal from QPR

News relevant to Gillingham FC on this day in history, games, players, debuts etc...