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Gills training ground closed

Training will be behind closed doors this week Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Gillingham's training sessions will take place behind closed doors this week following the sudden sacking of manager, Martin Allen.

On it's website the club announced: "We apologise for any inconvenience caused to supporters planning to attend training sessions, and we appreciate your cooperation in respecting the players privacy as they prepare for the visit of Preston North End on Saturday."


Swindon survive late pressure to claim point

Swindon Town's Alex Pritchard celebrates scoring during the League One match at Milton Keynes Credit: Jon Buckle/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Alex Pritchard gave Swindon the lead, away to MK Dons. He scored with a bending free kick. Nathan Byrne was sent off for stamping on Shaun Williams, then Bamford scored the equaliser. MK Dons thought they had scored a late winner, but it was ruled offside.


Gills lose appeal in racial discrimination case

Gillingham Football Club has lost an appeal against a racial discrimination case brought by a former player. Mark McCammon was awarded £68,000 last year over his dismissal by the club in 2011. He claimed he was refused treatment and docked wages.

The club lodged an appeal against the ruling it sacked the striker in an act of racial victimisation. John Ryall has the story.

Crawley Town and Swindon Town lose, Gillingham gain a point

Former Crawley boss Steve Evans made a happy return to Broadfield Stadium as his Rotherdam side beat his old team 2-1.Mat Sadler put Crawley ahead after only 14 minutes but Kieran Agard (36) equalised and substitute David Worrall settled the game 13 minutes from time.

Farid El Alagui's last-gasp strike rescued a 1-1 draw for Brentford against Gillingham and denied former Bees boss Martin Allen a first league win of the season after Adebayo Akinfenwa had slotted home from close range in the 40th minute.

Shrewsbury deservedly eased to their first win of the season as they overcame Swindon 2-0 thanks to goals from debutant Adam Reach (nine) and substitute Tom Bradshaw (85).

Wolves 4 - 0 Gillingham

Wolves' Matt Doherty (left) and Gillingham's Steven Gregory battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League One match at the Molineaux Credit: Tim Parker/PA Wire.
Gillingham's manager Martin Allen during the Sky Bet League One match at the Molineaux, Wolverhampton Credit: Tim Parker/PA Wire

Wolves' Leigh Griffiths opened the scoring for the hosts, with a clinical finish from the edge of the box - his first goal for the club. Lee Evans's then extended their lead before half-time.

Griffiths slotted home a penalty after Evans was fouled to dominate the game.



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