Richard Day recalls events on this day in Gillingham history

However he only made one further appearance and played for Forest Green Rovers and is currently playing in the U.S.A for Major League Soccer side Sporting Kansas City

The well-travelled midfielder arrived at  Priestfield on loan from Port Vale in January 2008 and made his debut in a 3-1 winat Huddersfield Town.

Craig Rocastle - 1981

The Gills Director of Football is 47 years old today

Andy Hessenthaler - 1965


were debutants against Bristol City Ian Chapman and Matt Bryant1996

make his debut Paul Clark - The home game with Scunthorpe saw 1991

played his first game at Lincoln Karl Elsey  - 1985

made their debuts against Walsall Dave Shipperley and Neil O'Donnell, Ron Hillyard, Brian Gregory - 1974


Guy Ipoua scored the only goal of the game in the 61st minute
D1           Att: 7,543Gillingham 1-0 Millwall                       - 2002

Goals from Leo Fortune-West, Mark Harris and Lennie Piper saw the Robins edged out
D2           Att: 7,212Gillingham 3-2 Bristol City                   - 1996

Robbie Reinelt got the match winner
LC1 1L     Att: 3,330Gillingham 1-0 Brighton & HA            - 1993

A Karl Elsey rocket was added to by David Crown, Mark O'Connor and Peter Beadle
D4           Att: 3,463         Gillingham 4-0 Scunthorpe Utd - 1991

Att: 967   Gillingham 0-0 Australian Olympics XI   Fr   1990

Wayne Barlow scored against the Canaries
Gills XI 1-3 Norwich City Reserves     Fr1988

D3           Att: 2,099                 Lincoln City 1-0 Gillingham - 1985

A Dave Mehmet double which included a penalty plus a Mark Weatherly effort saw proved too much for the U's
Att: 366    Gillingham 3-1 Cambridge United     Fr        1983

John Lyall's Hammers were beaten thanks to goals from Dean White and Colin Duncan
Att: 4,011Gillingham 2-0 West Ham United      Fr            1981

Brian Yeo and Damien Richardson, from the spot, ensured a home point 
D3            Att: 6,141                        Gillingham 2-2 Walsall - 1974

Derek Woodley and Terry Simpson saw the Gills take a share of the points
D3            Att: 5,524Gillingham 2-2 Orient                           - 1968

Charlie Rackstraw and Carl Gilbert were the scorers at Watling Street
Att: 700    Dartford 2-2 Gillingham                      Fr         1966

The Gills cruised to victory at Southwood thanks to goals from John Meredith, Brian Yeo, Micky Williamson, Jones, Mike Burgess and Vickers
Ramsgate Athletic 0-6 Gillingham    Fr1965

A Brian Yeo penalty couldn't prevent defeat at Essella Park 
Att: 450   Ashford Town 2-1 Gillingham            Fr         1964

On the same day another side were losing at the Angel Ground
Tonbridge 2-1 Gills XI                           Fr1963

Peter Stringfellow (2) and John Ballagher found the net in Essex
Chelmsford City 1-3 Gills XI                Fr1963