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History

ON THIS DAY...

23 December 2012

News relevant to the club on this day previously

Richard Day looks back at news relevant to Gillingham FC on this day in history, games, players, debuts etc...

FIXTURES...


1893 - New Brompton 2-2 Woolwich Arsenal  FR

1905 - New Brompton 0-3 Fulham  SLD1

1911 - New Brompton 0-1 Plymouth Argyle  SLD1

1922 - Norwich City 1-1 Gillingham  D3S   Att: 6,429
Tommy Hall got the Gills goal at Carrow Road

1933 - Gillingham 1-4 Q.P.R  D3S   Att: 6,979
The consolation came from Sim Raleigh

1944 - Gillingham 11-3 Snowdown C  WKL
A hat-trick from Bond, plus two apiece from Tug Wilson, Vic Hole, Olver and Stan Trumper saw the Gills hand out a thrashing

1950 - Gillingham 1-2 Bristol City  D3S   Att: 8,579
Bill Burtenshaw netted in this home defeat

1961 - Gillingham 4-2 Workington  D4   Att: 5,183
It was a long way home for the Reds following goals from Gordon Pulley, Bob Ridley, Tom Johnston  and a Copeland own goal

1967 - Gillingham 0-1 Walsall  D3   Att: 8,092

1972 - Gillingham 2-0 Peterborough Utd  D4   Att: 2,472
Brian Yeo and Alan Wilks netted to see off the Posh

1995 - Preston NE 0-0 Gillingham  D3   Att: 10,682

2006 - Tranmere Rovers 2-3 Gillingham  L1   Att: 6,407
The Gills trailed 2-0 with just five minutes on the clock but struck back to win thanks to two goals from Gary Mulligan and one from Ben Chorley
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BIRTHS...

1900- Alf Vango

The centre half signed for the club in July 1923, and despite being at the club for four years he only racked up five first team appearances.

He left the club in August 1929 and signed for Walthamstow Avenue.


1974- George Ndah

The striker signed on loan for Gillingham from Crystal Palace in August 1997 and appeared just four times, including his debut away at York City, a game which the Gills lost 2-1.

He went on to play for Swindon and Wolves.

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