Gillingham

Gillingham

Nickname: The Gills

Year formed: 1893

Ground: KRBS Priestfield Stadium, Redfern Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4DD

Capacity: 11,582


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2008/09 average: 5,306

For visitors: 1,500 in the Brian Moore Stand

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Position last season: 5th in League Two (Playoff winners)

Manager: Mark Stimson (November 2007)

Player to watch - John Nutter: The man with arguably the best name in the game has quickly become a fans' favourite in Kent after following manager Mark Stimson and making the switch from non-league football. The right-back is now club captain and his no nonsense tackling and committed displays were one of the keys to Gillingham's promotion to League One via the play-offs.

Record transfer fee paid: �600,000 (Carl Asaba, Reading, 1998)

Record transfer fee received: �1.5m (Robert Taylor, Man City, 1999)

Ticket office: 01634 300 000

Official website: www.gillinghamfootballclub.com

Distance: 132 miles

Journey time: 2 hrs, 33 mins

For directions to the ground go to www.pinkun.com/content/pinkun/norwich-city/away-guide/Map.aspx

Pub: The Star is a very large pub, located just past the Woodland Road traffic lights. There are three pool tables, numerous TV screens, good food and ale. There's also the Will Adams at 73 Saxton Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5EG; the Southern Belle at 170 High Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1AJ�; and the Livingstone Arms on 239 Gillingham Road,

Last league meeting: Gillingham 1, Norwich City 1 (26 September, 2009): Darel Russell scored a dramatic equaliser four minutes into stoppage time to earn 10-man Norwich City a point. Russell headed home from a corner after Grant Holt's header had hit the bar to send the Canaries' travelling fans into raptures. A controversial first-half penalty looked to have condemned City to their second successive away defeat as goalkeeper Fraser Forster was shown the red card. The Canaries were well on top when Forster was adjudged to have brought down Curtis Weston. With City reduced to 10 men, substitute keeper Declan Rudd's first task on his senior debut was to pick Simeon Jackson's successful 33rd-minute penalty out of the net.

City connection: Paul Crichton ended his Football League career there, albeit with only one appearance - but was also given his first coaching role.

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