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...


1906 - New Brompton 2-2 West Ham Utd  SLD1
Danny Cunliffe and Joe Warrington scored to earn a point with the Irons

1923 - Merthyr Town 0-2 Gillingham            D3S
A Joe North double led to victory in Wales

1928 - Coventry City 2-0 Gillingham             D3S   Att: 13,444

1934 - Cardiff City 0-2 Gillingham                 D3S   Att: 8,463
WC Varty and TG Syred netted in this away win

1951 - Gillingham 1-2 Norwich City              D3S   Att: 10,499
A Hughie Russell goal couldn't prevent defeat

1956 - Gillingham 1-2 Newport Co               D3S   Att: 8,700
Errol Crossan was the scorer in this loss

1962 - Gillingham 3-1 Southport            D4   Att: 6,332
Brian Gibbs, Gordon Pulley and George Francis were all on target here

1979 - Rotherham Utd 2-1 Gillingham  D3   Att: 4,648
Ken Price found the net at Millmoor

1984 - Colchester Utd 0-5 Gillingham  FAC2   Att: 4,487
A Dave Shearer hat-trick plus further goals from Martin Robinson and Tony Cascarino saw the Gills win emphatically

1991 - Gillingham 2-2 Luton T Res       Fr        Att: 179
Billy Manuel and David Crown netted in this friendly draw at a bitterly cold Priestfield

1992 - Gillingham 3-3 Fulham               AT1    Att: 1,085
Liburd Henry bagged a brace and Mark O'Connor also struck as six goals were shared

2001 - Nott'm Forest 2-2 Gillingham     C   Att: 18,303
Paul Shaw hit both at the City Ground

2007 - Gillingham 1-2 Port Vale  L1   Att: 7,001
Chris Dickson's goal was not enough to prevent a home defeat

2012 - Rotherham U 1-2 Gillingham  L2   Att: 8,029
A double from ex-Miller Deon Burton earned the Gills the points at the New York Stadium


1907- Lewis Woolven

The Chatham born outside left made just six appearances for the Gills having joined the club from Whitstable Town in 1929. He left the club for Maidstone United in August 1932

1993 - Jordan Obita

The winger scored three goals in six appearances after arriving on a loan spell from Reading in March 2012 making his debut as a half-time substitute for Gavin Tomlin at Plymouth Argyle.

Earlier this season he was loaned to League One Portsmouth, scoring one goal in his eight games.