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ABOUT GILLINGHAM

31 January 2014

Ten Gillingham facts

10 GILLINGHAM FACTS

 

1: FOUNDED:1893

2: FORMERLY KNOWN AS:New Brompton FC

3: HOME GROUND:The Priestfield Stadium

4: CAPACITY:11,440

5: MANAGER:Peter Taylor

6: ONE TO WATCH:Cody McDonald – 10 goals so far

7: MOST CAPPED PLAYER:Andrew Crofts (12 for Wales)

8: LAST MATCH PLAYED:Brentford 2 Gillingham 1

9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 2, Drawn 1, Lost 3

10: *DID YOU KNOW?:In their days as New Brompton, the Gills achieved a major FA Cup giant-killing act in January 1908. As member of the Southern League they defeated the might of First Division club Sunderland 3-1, with Charlie McGibbon netting a hat-trick.

Source: Sky Sports Football Year Book*


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