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Gills missing injured duo

27 Dec 2010 15:00:03

Gills missing injured duo

Gillingham boss Andy Hessenthaler will be without forward Dennis Oli and midfielder Jack Payne for the visit of title contenders Port Vale.Oli continues to struggle with a hamstring problem despite a nine-minute cameo against Macclesfield last time out, while 19-year-old Payne is out after suffering ankle damage in training whilst working his way back to fitness from a broken foot.The Gills will also be without defender Tony Sinclair, who faces six weeks on the sidelines after it was discovered during a precautionary scan that he had a broken foot, while midfielder Chris Palmer is struggling with a knee problem.However, Adebayo Akinfenwa may shake off a groin injury to play his part as Gillingham look to extend a run of three consecutive wins - all on the road - which has seen them move away from the relegation zone in npower League Two.


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