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ON THIS DAY

28 August 2012

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He moved to Brentford in June 1924 having made just five appearances.

The left-winger joined the Gills from Bournemouth in September 1923 and made his debut the following month, at Northampton. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

BIRTHS...

1890 - John Cartmell



Lance Cronin and Cody McDonald when Morecambe visited 2010 -

Marvin Hamilton away at Luton 2007 -

Neil Grewcock when Oxford visited  
1982 - 

Mervyn Cawston against Walsall at Fellows Park 1976 - 

Joe Hutton at Torquay 1957 - 

Bryan Dalton, James Nicol, Fred Smith, Albert Taylor, Cyril Walker and Archibald Young at Bristol City 1937 - 

Stan Amos, Bill Arblaster, Jabez Foster, Sam Meston and David Rogers at home to Bristol City 1926 -

William Oswald at Northampton 1922 -

Wally Battiste, Tom Baxter, Jack Branfield, Tom Gilbey, Sidney Gore, Tom Hall, Arnold Holt, Jock Robertson, Archibald Roe, Tom Sisson and Cuthbert Wigmore versus Southampton -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

DEBUTS...

In the above games, the following made their Gillingham debuts...

1920 -

Goals from Mustapha Carayol and Cameron Park saw the Championship side to victory at MEMS Priestfield Stadium 2012 - Gillingham 0-2 Middlesbrough  COC2    Att: 5,146


A late goal from Danny Spiller levelled matters at the Globe Arena 2010 - Morecambe 1-1 Gillingham         L1          Att: 2,325


A Carl Asaba strike earned a point at Turf Moor 2000 - Burnley 1-1 Gillingham                 D1         Att: 15,611


Robert Taylor, from the spot, and Brian McGlinchey found the net against the Chairboys 1999 - Gillingham 2-2 Wycombe W        D2          Att: 6,180


Goals from Paul Baker and Nicky Forster were only suffice for a point 1993 - Gillingham 2-2 Scarborough        D3          Att: 2,526


Steve Lovell gave the Gills the edge ahead of the second leg 1990 - Gillingham 1-0 Shrewsbury T      LC1 1L   Att: 2,613


Mark Weatherly, Dave Mehmet and John Leslie scored to give the Gills a narrow advantage 1982 - Gillingham 0-1 Oxford United     D3          Att: 4,079

1984 - Gillingham 3-2 Colchester Utd    LC1 1L   Att: 2,689


A John Overton goal helped send the Gills to Carrow Road on level terms 1979 - Gillingham 1-1 Norwich City        LC2 1L   Att: 10,594


Damien Richardson and an own goal from Dave Serella accounted for a Gills victory 1976 - Walsall 1-2 Gillingham                  D3           Att: 5,787


The scores were level in this replay after extra-time, George Jacks netting, a second replay at a neutral venue (Brentford) would be required 1974 - Bournemouth 1-1 Gillingham     LC1 R        Att: 5,774


The scant consolation came through Brian Yeo 1971 - Chester 5-1 Gillingham                 D4            Att: 3,302


Charlie Rackstraw hit the only goal of the game at Priestfield 1963 - Gillingham 0-0 Bradford City       D4            Att: 7,923

1965 - Gillingham 1-0 Millwall                 D3            Att: 11,711


Two goals from Jim Fletcher couldn't salvage a point 1957 - Torquay Utd 3-2 Gillingham        D3S          Att: 9,443


Arthur Adey scored his one and only Gills goal at Fellows Park 1954 - Walsall 0-1 Gillingham                  D3S          Att: 15,484


An eight-goal thriller! Hughie Russell (2), Jimmy Boswell and Jackie Briggs getting the Gills four 1948 - Guildford C 4-4 Gillingham           SLD1        Att: 5,789


An Albert Taylor goal couldn't prevent defeat at Ashton Gate 1937 - Bristol City 3-1 Gillingham            D3S          Att: 14,134


Frank Marshall converted from the spot to earn a point 1922 - Northampton T 1-0 Gillingham     D3S

1926 - Gillingham 1-1 Bristol City             D3S         Att: 9,118


Tom Gilbey scored the Gills first-ever goal as a Football League side -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

FIXTURES...

1920 - Gillingham 1-1 Southampton        D3


Gills make Carl Asaba their record signing - paying Reading £600,000 for the striker NEWS...

1998-


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