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6 November 2015

Gillingham Football Club

The FA Cup First Round

Saturday 7th November

The Lamex Stadium, Stevenage, SG2 8RH

Referee: Trevor Kettle

Kick-off: 3pm

Ticket news:

Prices for Saturday’s fixture are the same whether bought in-advance or on the day and will be available from either the club shop/ticket office/turnstiles.

If season ticket holders would like to guarantee their seat, they must buy theirs as soon as possible.

West Stand:

£20 - Adult

£17 - Concession

£15 - Under-22

£5 - Under-12


North and East Terrace:

£15 - Adult

£13 - Concession

£10 - Under-22

£5 - Under-12

Team news:

Adam Marriott and Rohdell Gordon are both expected to be available for selection again after completing minutes during Wednesday’s Herts Senior Cup win.

Ronnie Henry came through last weekend’s game against Oxford without any problems and should also be available.

Charlie Lee is likely to miss out after a flare up of his MCL injury at Northampton whilst Dale Gorman, Jack Jebb and Ryan Johnson are all progressing well from their respective injuries.

There is devastating news for David McAllister who will be out for another 14-16 weeks following more damage to his medial ligament. 

After last Saturday's two red cards, Jamie McCombe is suspended for one game and Michael Tonge is suspended for three. Brett Williams has now served his own one game suspension and finally, Armand Gnanduillet this morning extended his loan for another month and will likely be involved.

View from the dressing room:

Sign into Boro Player HD for full coverage from the managers press-conference.

READ: Teddy Sheringham's thoughts ahead of the game

READ: Pett on getting over last weekend's result and focusing on Gillingham

The story so far…

When the draw was made, Gillingham were the highest ranked team in the competition thanks to their fantastic start to their season.

Nine wins, four draws and three defeats in the league means the clubs ambitions since the start of the season have had to be adjusted as they find themselves in position to mount a title challenge.

They did however post a defeat in their last game despite going 2-0 up, a 3-2 defeat away at fellow League One surprise package, Walsall.

Head to Head:

Boro have faced Gillingham five times throughout the years, only winning once back in February 2014. On that day Darius Charles scored twice and Francois Zoko got one from the spot as we came out on top 3-1.

The Gills have won on three occasions, including on our first and most recent outing - in the JPT last season. The one draw came in 2011 as Byron Harrison got a double to help us to a 2-2 scoreline.

Our last meeting:

Betting with Sky Bet:

You can get juicy odds on a Boro win this weekend, 3/1 with Sky Bet for the win.

Fresh off an extended loan deal, Armand Gnanduillet is favourite to score first for us at 7/1.

Sign up to Sky Bet via the attached links to help the club earn some extra revenue!

Live commentary, social media & online coverage:

Can’t make it? Listen to the game live on the Boro Player HD service from 14:50 tomorrow where Steve Watkins will be leading the commentary, as usual.

Our Twitter page is the place to be locked in on a matchday as we provide live minute-by-minute updates during the game as well as all of the up-to-date info and plenty of fun too.

All of our key content is linked from our Twitter account so if you are following us, you won’t miss a thing.

If you aren’t following us on Instagram yet then you should be – all the best photos from before, during and after the game will be uploaded here across the weekend.


Post-match reaction will be available for Boro Player HD subscribers whilst shorter snippets will be on our YouTube page, free of charge.


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