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12 February 2013

Richard Day reviews this day in the club's history

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


1898 - New Brompton 1-2 Swindon T  SLD1
A Jack Frettingham goal wasn't enough to earn a point

1910 - Exeter City 3-2 New Brompton  SLD1
Albert Court and John Taylor netted but couldn't prevent a defeat at St James Park

1921 - Gillingham 0-0 Norwich City       D3

1927 - Aberdare Ath 2-1 Gillingham     D3S   Att: 2,038
Stanley Amos was on target in South Wales

1938 - Gillingham 2-0 Aldershot            D3S   Att: 3,138
Goals from Fred Herbert and Jim Watson gunned down the Shots

1949 - Gillingham 6-0 Torquay Utd Res  SLD1   Att: 6,845
Hughie Russell scored five, including a penalty, and Johnny Warsap added the other in this rout

1955 - Leyton Orient 2-2 Gillingham       D3S     Att: 19,836
Ernie Morgan netted both to earn a point in East London

1972 - Newport Co 1-2 Gillingham          D4   Att: 3,148
The Gills won thanks to goals from Dave Galvin and Brian Yeo

1977 - Northampton T 1-2 Gillingham    D3   Att: 4,391
Ken Price and Damien Richardson , a penalty, found the net in this victory

1980 - Wimbledon 1-0 Gillingham           D3   Att: 3,697

1994 - Preston NE 0-0 Gillingham           D3   Att: 6,167

2000 - Oldham Ath 1-3 Gillingham        D2      Att: 5,144
The scorers at Boundary Park were Ty Gooden, Barry Ashby and Rodney Rowe

2005 - Gillingham 0-0 Millwall                C        Att: 9,127
Matt Lawrence was amongst the Lions defenders that kept a clean sheet at Priestfield

2011 - Crewe Alex. 1-1 Gillingham        L2      Att: 4,012
Curtis Weston levelled matters in the second-half after Tony Sinclair had earlier put through his own net

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