Match Report & Analysis: Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town were the visitors for Ady Pennock’s first game in charge of Gillingham at Priestfield. The Gills went into Saturday’s match on the back of one point from a possible six, with a superb draw at Bramall Lane against league leaders Sheffield United and a disappointing defeat to Oldham Athletic the week before. The…

Gillingham act quickly to replace Justin Edinburgh

It has taken less than 48 hours for Gills chairman Paul Scally to sought out a new replacement for Justin Edinburgh as the club announces the return of Ady Pennock and Steve Lovell, along with Jamie Day. The three are set to position themselves as a trio to make up the coaching team at Priestfield with…

Justin Edinburgh receives the axe – My thoughts

Whilst under-pressure Gillingham manager Justin Edinburgh began 2017 under a lot of criticism that the home defeat to Oxford United, which, to many, was an appalling display, I did not expect to see the news of him getting sacked the following morning. The Gills’ league position of 17th states the reasoning, and the tactical decisions…

Match Report & Analysis: Gillingham 0-1 Oxford United

Gillingham went into their final festive fixture with just one point from their previous two matches – coming in the 1-1 draw at Peterborough United on Boxing Day – and having narrowly lost on Friday to Millwall on the road, despite being down to nine men that night, the Gills were looking to start the new year on…

Match Report & Analysis: Gills 1-0 MK Dons

Gillingham went into their final home match of the calendar year on the back of a 4-0 thumping from promotion contenders Bolton Wanderers on the previous Monday, meanwhile the visitors MK Dons had won their last two outings – a FA Cup replay victory against Charlton Athletic and a home win to AFC Wimbledon last…

Match Report & Analysis: Gills 3-0 Rochdale

The Gills went into their penultimate home match of 2016 on the back of two wins from three, only narrowly losing to the one goal at Oxford United on a foggy Tuesday evening. Whilst for Rochdale, they went into the match on a run of four successive victories. Full-backs Bradley Garmston and Ryan Jackson missed out,…

Where is the Gillingham 2012/13 League Two promotion team now?

Gillingham fans have little to be happy about at the moment after their dreadful start to the 2016/17 campaign, currently sitting 17th in League One but have failed to keep a clean sheet since the beginning of April when they were held to a goalless draw at Sheffield United. Although, it is their fourth consecutive…

A diminishing philosophy for the FA

What is the Football Association’s philosophy? A good question you may ask, and one I have pondered myself on several occasions. Every great nation in this continent has some sort of identity, something which tells us how they approach football and why that’s such a success. Whilst listening to a podcast discussing Wayne Rooney’s antics…