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Head Coach

steve evans

League Position
15

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Established
1893 (128 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Priestfield Stadium
(11,582 Capacity)

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Location
Gillingham, Kent

Nicknames
The Gills

Competitions
English League 1

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Upcoming Events
27 Feb 21 Portsmouth  -  Gillingham
02 Mar 21 Gillingham  -  Milton Keynes
06 Mar 21 Gillingham  -  Ipswich
09 Mar 21 Fleetwood Town  -  Gillingham
13 Mar 21 Swindon  -  Gillingham

Latest Results
23 Feb 21 Wimbledon  1 - 0  Gillingham
20 Feb 21 Gillingham  2 - 0  Bristol Rovers
16 Feb 21 Gillingham  1 - 3  Peterboro
13 Feb 21 Charlton  2 - 3  Gillingham
05 Feb 21 Gillingham  0 - 3  Lincoln

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Gillingham Football Club is an English professional football club based in the town of Gillingham, Kent. The only Kent-based club in the Football League, the "Gills" play their home matches at the Priestfield Stadium. In 2013–14, Gillingham competed in Football League One, the third tier in the English football league system, after gaining promotion from Football League Two as champions the previous season.

The club was founded in 1893 and joined the Football League in 1920. They were voted out of the league in favour of Ipswich Town at the end of the 1937–38 season, but returned to it 12 years later after it was expanded from 88 to 92 clubs. Twice in the late 1980s they came close to winning promotion to the second tier of English football, but a decline then set in and in 1993 they narrowly avoided relegation to the Football Conference. Between 2000 and 2005, Gillingham were in the second tier of the English football league system for the only time in their history, achieving a club record highest league finish of eleventh place in 2002–03.

Team Members
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John
Akinde




Jack
Bonham
#1



Trae
Coyle
#11



Robbie
Cundy




Kyle
Dempsey
#8



Jordan
Graham
#10



Ryan
Jackson
#2



Oliver
Lee
#11



Alex
MacDonald
#16



Jacob
Mellis




Stuart
O'Keefe




Connor
Ogilvie




Vadaine
Oliver
#19



Dominic
Samuel




Callum
Slattery




Jack
Tucker




Matty
Willock
#7


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Stadium or Home

Priestfield Stadium (popularly known simply as Priestfield and officially known from 2007 to 2010 as KRBS Priestfield Stadium and from 2011 as MEMS Priestfield Stadium for sponsorship purposes) is a football stadium in Gillingham, Kent. It has been the home of Gillingham Football Club since the club's formation in 1893, and was also the temporary home of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club for two seasons during the 1990s. The stadium has also hosted women's and youth international matches and from 2013 onwards will play host to London Broncos rugby league matches.

The stadium underwent extensive redevelopment during the late 1990s, which has brought its capacity down from nearly 20,000 to a current figure of 11,582. It has four all-seater stands, all constructed since 1997, although one is only of a temporary nature. There are also conference and banqueting facilities and a nightspot named the Blues Rock Café. Despite having invested heavily in its current stadium, Gillingham F.C. has plans to relocate to a new stadium.

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