WANDERERS will be looking to return to winning ways in League One when they host Gillingham on Saturday afternoon (KO 3pm).

Ian Evatt’s men enter the game on the back of a 3-0 loss at Plymouth on Tuesday night – their third successive defeat.

Team news

Gethin Jones could be out until January after scans showed a stress fracture in the Welshman’s fibula.

Meanwhile, Declan John is back in full training after missing the Whites’ last two matches due to a groin injury.

Opposition lowdown

Gillingham finished 10th in League One last season under Steve Evans – seven points off the play-off places.

The Gills brought in 11 new signings over the summer including Jamie Cumming, Ben Reeves and Max Ehmer.

Evans’ men sit 19th in the league table, having taken 14 points from their opening 14 fixtures.

They recorded a 1-0 win against Doncaster on Tuesday night thanks to Stuart O’Keefe’s goal with 11 minutes to go.


  • Wanderers have faced Gillingham 18 times in their history, with a record of nine wins, two draws and seven defeats
  • Their last win in the fixture came in December 2016 following a 4-0 victory at the UniBol thanks to Josh Vela, Sammy Ameobi and a brace from Gary Madine

Last meeting

It was a day to forget for Wanderers fans when the sides last met following a 5-0 defeat at Priestfield.

Olly Lee scored twice for the hosts, with Connor Ogilvie and Brandon Hanlan also on target, plus an own goal from Jordan Boon.

Within 90 minutes of the full-time whistle, Keith Hill was appointed as the Whites’ new boss.

Predicted line-up

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