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Ten things: Gillingham

28 October 2016

Find out ten facts about Saturday's visitors to Highbury...

Ahead of Saturday's match with Gillingham, find out ten facts you might not know about Justin Edinburgh's side...

1) Nickname is ‘The Gills’

2) Stadium is called ‘Priestfield Stadium’

3) Stadium Capacity is 11,582

4) All 52 managers of the Club have been either British or Irish

5) Originally called New Brompton FC before changing to Gillingham in 1913

6) Founded in 1893

7) Joined the Football League in 1920

9) Goalkeeper Ron Hillyard has the record with the most appearances at 657 in all competitions between 1974 and 1990

10) This is the club’s 67th consecutive season in the English Football League

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