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…

EFL scrap ‘Whole Game Solution’ proposals – A victory for the fans?

The English Football League’s (EFL) recent attempts to completely wipe out the current system in this country have not gone down lightly with the everyday supporter, and it’s clear to see why, but new revelations have seemingly dealt a massive blow to the EFL’s shake up. Just today (Wednesday) the governing body of football for…

The seven year rise of football in Leipzig

It’s an achievement in itself for any club to reach their respective country’s top division, but for one certain team it is definitely more than just that. Leipzig, a city in east Germany home to 560,000 inhabitants, something only Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham and London can better in the UK, and is home to one of…

Proposed changes to ruin English Football?

The English Football League has recently released their proposed changes to the season calendar. Some of these changes includes a winter-break being introduced and the regionalisation of the bottom two tiers of professional football in this country, currently Leagues One & Two, with adding an extra 12 teams to the EFL. However, just how would…

Gills earn win in first home match: Match report & analysis versus Bury

Gillingham have continued their excellent start to the 2016/17 season with a 2-1 victory against Bury in the first game at Priestfield. An early goal from right-back Ryan Jackson and an own goal led the Gills to make it three wins from three, despite a half-hearted attempt of a comeback from the visitors. Supporters saw…