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Foul by Lewis Montrose on Eliot Richards, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Craig Stanley.
Shot on goal by Danny Jackman from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Frank Nouble has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Shot from 12 yards from Craig Stanley. Save by Ross Flitney.
(Bristol Rovers) makes a substitution, with Oliver Norburn coming on for Joe Anyinsah.
Chris Whelpdale joins the action as a substitute, replacing Curtis Weston.
Danny Kedwell has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman from the left by-line to the near post.
Corner taken short by Frank Nouble.
Chris Zebroski leaves the field to be replaced by Matt Harrold. Matt Fish joins the action as a substitute, replacing Charlie Lee.
Outswinging corner taken by Charlie Lee, clearance made by Eliot Richards.
Curtis Weston fouled by Cian Bolger, the ref awards a Penalty. Cian Bolger dismissed for professional foul. Power penalty scored by Danny Kedwell. Gillingham 4-1 Bristol Rovers.
Lewis Montrose concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Sawyer. Free kick taken by Scott Bevan.
The offside flag is raised against Mustapha Carayol. Free kick taken by Ross Flitney.
Goal scored by Danny Jackman from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Gillingham 3-1 Bristol Rovers.Frank Nouble provided the assist for the goal.
Shot from 18 yards from Frank Nouble. Save by Scott Bevan.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman, Scott Bevan makes a save.
Effort from the edge of the area by Curtis Weston goes wide of the right-hand post.
Shot by Andy Dorman. Blocked by Joe Martin.
Charlie Lee fouled by Mustapha Carayol, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Charlie Lee.
A goal is scored by Mustapha Carayol from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Gillingham 2-1 Bristol Rovers.The assist for the goal came from Cian Bolger.
Foul by Curtis Weston on Eliot Richards, free kick awarded. Craig Stanley takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Joe Anyinsah on Lewis Montrose, Penalty awarded. Penalty taken right-footed by Danny Kedwell and scored. Gillingham 2-0 Bristol Rovers.
Corner taken by Danny Jackman from the right by-line, save by Scott Bevan.
Eliot Richards is adjudged to have handled the ball. Danny Jackman delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dan Woodards by Danny Jackman. Craig Stanley restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Payne by Mustapha Carayol. Mustapha Carayol shown a yellow card. Charlie Lee takes the free kick.
Byron Anthony leaves the field to be replaced by Cian Bolger.
Chris Zebroski gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Payne. Chris Zebroski is cautioned. Garry Richards takes the indirect free kick.
Mustapha Carayol takes a inswinging corner.
Craig Stanley takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.
Dan Woodards fouled by Garry Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Stanley takes the indirect free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Eliot Richards, clearance made by Andy Frampton.
Eliot Richards challenges Danny Jackman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Martin takes the indirect free kick.
Shot from inside the six-yard box by Frank Nouble goes wide right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Jack Payne by Mustapha Carayol results in a free kick. Ross Flitney takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mustapha Carayol by Charlie Lee. The referee shows Charlie Lee a yellow card. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Brown.
Handball decision goes against Danny Jackman. Free kick taken by Craig Stanley.
Effort from the edge of the box by Frank Nouble goes wide of the left-hand post.
Chris Zebroski challenges Garry Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Flitney takes the free kick.
Foul by Frank Nouble on Gary Sawyer, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Bevan.
Andy Frampton has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman from the right by-line.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Danny Jackman, Eliot Richards makes a clearance.
Corner from left by-line taken by Charlie Lee.
Corner from right by-line taken by Danny Jackman.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Eliot Richards from the right by-line, Byron Anthony concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Richards. Free kick taken by Ross Flitney.
Lewis Montrose finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Gillingham 1-0 Bristol Rovers.Assist on the goal came from Danny Jackman.
Corner taken by Curtis Weston from the right by-line.
Frank Nouble takes a shot. Save by Scott Bevan.
Joe Martin challenges Mustapha Carayol unfairly and gives away a free kick. Eliot Richards takes the free kick.
Eliot Richards takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Danny Jackman.
Kuffour blow for Gills
Gillingham`s Jo Kuffour is ineligible to face parent club Bristol Rovers, meaning a likely start for fellow loanee Frank Nouble in what is his final match before his stay comes to an end.
Kuffour is unable to feature under the terms of the agreement which took him from Rovers to Priestfield on a three-month loan in September.
That means Nouble is set to start in attack alongside Danny Kedwell and will hope to sign off with a memorable display before he returns to parent club West Ham.
Versatile midfielder-come-defender Charlie Lee is expected to be okay having been forced off with a dead leg just after the hour mark in last weekend`s goalless draw at Macclesfield.
Defender Simon King (knee) has resumed light training but the game may come too soon for his involvement, while long-term absentees Danny Spiller (ankle), Barry Fuller and Adam Birchall (both knee) remain on the sidelines but are all making good progress.
Striker Scott McGleish is a doubt for Bristol Rovers.
The former Leyton Orient and Northampton forward has been struggling for several weeks with an ankle injury, but is close to a return for the Pirates.
However, the weekend trip to Kent may come too soon for the veteran frontman.
Midfielder Ben Swallow is suspended for the visit to the Priestfield Stadium, as he serves the second game of a three-match ban incurred by his dismissal in the 6-1 FA Cup victory over AFC Totton earlier this month.
However, Swallow, along with Charlie Gough, has this week been told he is surplus to requirements at Rovers by manager Paul Buckle.
Experienced centre-back Adam Virgo has been ruled out for the season with knee ligament damage, while midfielder Wayne Brown (ankle) could also be unavailable for the rest of the term.
Gills give Rovers what four
Gillingham consolidated their top-seven place as a pair of Danny Kedwell penalties helped secure a 4-1 triumph which extended 10-man Bristol Rovers' miserable run of league results.
Gills took an early lead through Lewis Montrose before Kedwell scored his first from the spot deep in first-half injury time.
Rovers reduced the deficit via Mustapha Carayol but Danny Jackman's drive and Kedwell's second penalty put the result to bed against a Pirates side who saw substitute Cian Bolger sent off.
After Frank Nouble had gone close for the hosts, Jackman's fine left-wing cross was headed in by Montrose after eight minutes.
Joe Anyinsah, who had a penalty appeal of his own turned down, then felled Garry Richards in the area and Kedwell made no mistake from the spot.
The away side pulled a goal back after 51 minutes when Carayol danced his way into the Gills area to poke home but Jackman restored the home side`s two-goal cushion with a 20-yard drive.
And Gills put the result beyond doubt after 72 minutes when Bolger saw red for fouling Curtis Weston in the box, leaving Kedwell to thump home the resulting penalty.
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