Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Match Previews

Preview: Gillingham v Peterborough

Get the latest as Gills prepare for the visit of Peterborough.

9 February 2018

Match Previews

Preview: Gillingham v Peterborough

Get the latest as Gills prepare for the visit of Peterborough.

9 February 2018

Scott Wagstaff back in contention for Posh visit.

GILLINGHAM V PETERBOROUGH UNITED

MEMS PRIESTFIELD STADIUM

SKY BET LEAGUE 1

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 10

KICK-OFF, 3PM

Team News:

Scott Wagstaff (hamstring) is likely to be a part of the squad having played 45 minutes against Folkestone Invicta during the week. Alex Lacey (ankle) is set for a couple more weeks in the treatment room. Lee Martin (calf) didn’t train until Thursday but should be fine to start.

As for Peterborough Alex Penny is missing with a dislocated shoulder but former Gills loanee Michael Doughty is available again following illness.

Striker Omar Bogle is available for selection following a deadline-day loan move from Cardiff. Gwion Edwards is recovering from an ankle injury, while forward Ricky Miller has gone on loan to Mansfield.

Manager Comments:

Steve Lovell – It's going to be a tough game against Peterborough. They are good on the break and they're looking to get in the play-offs. It’s important that we keep picking up points.”

Grant McCann - “Gillingham are in excellent form and have demonstrated what can happen if you string a few results together. Steve Lovell has done really well there and it is always a tough place to go.”

Previous Meetings:

The clubs last met on October 14 last year when an excellent strike from Lee Martin helped guide the Gills to a 1-0 win at London Road in Steve Lovell’s first game as caretaker manager.

In total the teams have clashed on 47 occasions with Gillingham and Peterborough able to claim 14 wins each.

Odds:

Gills win – 9/5

Draw – 13/5

Peterborough win – 11/8

Special Bet: Tom Eaves to score first in a 3-1 Gills win - 66/1

For more odds and markets visit www.skybet.com/fl72

Officials:

Referee – Andy Davies

Assistant Referee 1 - Steven Plane

Assistant Referee 2 - Samuel Ogles

Fourth Official - Carl Fitch-Jackson


Advertisement block

iFollow Next Match Tickets Account