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Former goalkeeper 'in intensive care in a coma'

The club were saddened to learn this morning of a serious car accident which has involved George Howard.

The latest news we have is that George is in intensive care in a coma on life support in a hospital in South Africa.

George has reportedly been in hospital for six days and remains in a critical condition.

The thoughts of everyone at Gillingham FC are with George and his family.

– Gillingham FC statement

17 year-old charged over goalkeeper assault

A 17 year-old boy from Rochester has been charged after a fan attacked Wycombe player Jordan Archer during last night's match at Gillingham. The goalkeeper was placing the ball for a goalkick when the supporter ran onto the pitch and shoved him to the ground. Stewards quickly dealt with the fan.

The 17 year-old has been freed on bail and will appear at Medway Magistrates' Court on March 12th.