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Adam Griffin concedes a free kick for a foul on Stefan Payne. Direct free kick taken by Barry Fuller.
David Poole has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
David Poole takes a shot. Danny Jackman gets a block in.
Adam Griffin sends in a cross, clearance by John Nutter.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Fletcher on Barry Fuller. Free kick taken by Alan Julian.
Danny Spiller challenges Wes Fletcher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Griffin takes the direct free kick.
Garry Richards on for Matthew Lawrence.
Wes Fletcher produces a cross.
Stefan Payne is caught offside. Free kick taken by Greg Tansey. Anthony Elding takes a shot. Save by Alan Julian. Corner taken by Greg Tansey.
Stefan Payne comes on in place of Cody McDonald.
Cody McDonald finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Stockport 1-5 Gillingham.Cody McDonald produces a cross, the assist for the goal came from Luke Rooney.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Greg Tansey. Greg Tansey takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Matthew Lawrence.
Luke Rooney joins the action as a substitute, replacing Curtis Weston.
Anthony Elding produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
David Poole comes on in place of Robbie Williams.
Curtis Weston gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stockport 1-4 Gillingham.The assist for the goal came from Danny Jackman.
Ishmel Demontagnac finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Stockport 1-3 Gillingham.Unfair challenge on Adam Griffin by Curtis Weston results in a free kick. Greg Tansey restarts play with the free kick. Assist by Greg Tansey.
Danny Jackman takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Glennon. Danny Jackman takes a shot. Matthew Glennon makes a save.
Curtis Weston takes a shot. Save by Matthew Glennon. Cody McDonald takes a shot. Blocked by Jordan Rose.
Adam Griffin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Husband.
Andy Barcham delivers the ball, save by Matthew Glennon.
Foul by Ishmel Demontagnac on Kevin Maher, free kick awarded. Alan Julian takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Curtis Weston by Ishmel Demontagnac results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Maher.
A goal is scored by Cody McDonald from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Stockport 0-3 Gillingham.The ball is swung over by Cody McDonald, assist by Danny Spiller.
Curtis Weston takes a shot. Save by Matthew Glennon.
Andy Barcham gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Stockport 0-2 Gillingham.Cody McDonald provided the assist for the goal.
Ishmel Demontagnac has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The ball is swung over by Robbie Williams, Matthew Lawrence makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Stephen Husband. Ishmel Demontagnac crosses the ball, clearance by Josh Gowling.
The ball is swung over by Robbie Williams, Josh Gowling manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Ishmel Demontagnac, clearance by Josh Gowling.
Corner taken by Greg Tansey from the right by-line, Alan Julian makes a save.
Robbie Williams crosses the ball, clearance made by Curtis Weston.
Mansour Assoumani goes off and Paul Turnbull comes on.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Ishmel Demontagnac. Direct free kick taken by Alan Julian.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman, Matthew Lawrence takes a shot. Corner from the left by-line taken by Danny Spiller, save made by Matthew Glennon.
Kevin Maher sends in a cross, clearance made by Mansour Assoumani. Greg Tansey takes a shot. Barry Fuller gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Greg Tansey, save by Alan Julian.
Mansour Assoumani gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Curtis Weston. Danny Jackman takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Cody McDonald. Matthew Grieve takes the free kick.
Barry Fuller takes a shot. Save by Matthew Glennon.
Greg Tansey challenges Danny Spiller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Maher.
Cody McDonald finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stockport 0-1 Gillingham.John Nutter provided the assist for the goal.
Robbie Williams sends in a cross, John Nutter manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cody McDonald by Matthew Grieve. Danny Jackman fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Husband by Danny Jackman. Stephen Husband takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Andy Barcham, clearance by Robbie Williams. Corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman from the right by-line, clearance made by Matthew Grieve.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Spiller by Mansour Assoumani. Danny Jackman restarts play with the free kick. John Nutter has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Curtis Weston produces a cross, blocked by Jordan Rose.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Spiller, Header from deep inside the area by Cody McDonald goes over the bar.
Centre by Andy Barcham.
Wes Fletcher takes a shot. Josh Gowling gets a block in.
Greg Tansey takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Lawrence. Corner taken left-footed by Ishmel Demontagnac from the right by-line to the near post, Effort from deep inside the area by Jordan Rose misses to the left of the goal. Andy Barcham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ishmel Demontagnac. Free kick taken by Greg Tansey.
Effort from inside the area by Barry Fuller misses to the left of the target. Inswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman from the left by-line.
The referee starts the match.
The second half begins.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Loan recruits boost County
Stockport caretaker boss Peter Ward has been boosted by the arrival of four new loan signings ahead of the home clash with Gillingham.
Striker Anthony Elding has joined the npower League Two strugglers on loan from Rochdale until end of season.
Elding scored 26 goals in 52 appearances during his previous spell with County before joining Leeds in 2008.
Blackpool duo Ishmel Demontagnac and Stephen Husband have arrived from Bloomfield Road on one-month loan deals.
Newcastle defender Matthew Grieve has also agreed a one-month loan, with all four deals subject to Football League and Premier League approval.
Ward will take charge following Paul Simpson`s sacking earlier this week following a run of just three wins in 19 games.
Gillingham manager Andy Hessenthaler may have to rejig his starting line-up for Saturday's encounter.
Hessenthaler is sweating on the fitness of captain Barry Fuller after he pulled up with a groin injury in the warm-up before Monday`s defeat at Wycombe.
That defeat ended a five-match winning streak and Hessenthaler will be hoping Fuller is passed fit as he is his only recognised right-back.
If Fuller is absent, Matt Lawrence could slot into the full-back slot with Simon King earning a recall at centre-half.
Hessenthaler will also check on the fitness of Joe Martin, who picked up a hamstring problem at Wycombe and was forced off before the interval.
Dennis Oli (ankle), Chris Palmer (knee) and Tony Sinclair (foot) also remain doubtful.
Hatters humiliated by Gills
Managerless Stockport's woes continued after they slipped to a 5-1 hammering from a rampant Gillingham side.
Despite the dismissal of the manager Paul Simpson and the introduction of four new loan signings, there was little change at Edgeley Park as County were humiliated.
Cody McDonald opened the scoring for the visitors on 32 minutes following a mistake by Ismael Demontagnac, the Hatters' new loan signing from Blackpool.
The hosts came alive in the ten minutes either side of the break, thanks to the promptings of new skipper Greg Tansey, whose efforts saw Wes Fletcher and Demontagnac just fail to level the scores.
But when Gillingham attacked for the first time in the second half after 51 minutes, the defence was again at fault as McDonald fed Andy Barcham to put the Gills 2-0 up.
When the Gills made it three just five minutes later, McDonald heading home Danny Spiller's cross, it looked all over as a contest.
Demontagnac did pull a goal back for the Hatters on 69 minutes, but from the kick off Curtis Weston dribbled the ball upfield and slotted home the visitors' fourth.
The excellent McDonald then completed his hat-trick on 78 minutes when he headed home substitute Luke Rooney's cross to complete a great afternoon for his team.
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