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  • Date:25 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:County Ground
  • Attendance:7,787
  • Ritchie (79) Smith (90)
Goal!

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92mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aden Flint on Charlie Lee. Shot comes in from Charlie Lee from the free kick.

91mins

Jonathan Smith fires in a goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Swindon 2-0 Gillingham.Alan Connell provided the assist for the goal.

89mins

The referee blows for offside against Alan Connell. Indirect free kick taken by Ross Flitney.

88mins

Garry Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aden Flint. Wesley Foderingham takes the direct free kick.

87mins

Luke Rooney takes the inswinging corner, Paul Caddis makes a clearance.

86mins

(Gillingham) makes a substitution, with Stefan Payne coming on for Curtis Weston.

85mins

Corner taken right-footed by Luke Rooney from the right by-line, Charlie Lee has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

85mins

Oliver Risser replaces Jake Jervis.

82mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Jonathan Smith. The referee shows Jonathan Smith a yellow card. Matt Fish takes the direct free kick.

80mins

Matt Ritchie fires in a goal from long distance to the top left corner of the goal. Swindon 1-0 Gillingham.Paul Caddis provided the assist for the goal.

77mins

Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

76mins

Danny Kedwell on for Jo Kuffour.

75mins

Unfair challenge on Danny Jackman by Jake Jervis results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ross Flitney.

74mins

Danny Jackman challenges Alan Connell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Matt Ritchie, Danny Jackman makes a clearance.

73mins

Luke Rooney has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

72mins

Unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Jonathan Smith results in a free kick. Luke Rooney takes the direct free kick.

68mins

Matt Ritchie challenges Danny Jackman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Danny Jackman.

66mins

Unfair challenge on Paul Caddis by Luke Rooney results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Caddis.

66mins

Jo Kuffour gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alessandro Cibocchi. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

65mins

Luke Rooney has an effort at goal from just inside the area that bounces off the post.

63mins

(Swindon) makes a substitution, with Alan Connell coming on for Cristian Montano.

62mins

Curtis Weston has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

59mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Rooney on Paul Caddis. Direct free kick taken by Paul Caddis.

56mins

Foul by Garry Richards on Jake Jervis, free kick awarded. Garry Richards receives a yellow card. Alessandro Cibocchi has an effort direct from the free kick.

55mins

The official flags Matt Ritchie offside. Ross Flitney takes the direct free kick.

54mins

Foul by Curtis Weston on Jonathan Smith, free kick awarded. Alessandro Cibocchi has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Ross Flitney makes a save.

52mins

Unfair challenge on Jake Jervis by Charlie Lee results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alessandro Cibocchi.

51mins

Curtis Weston produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

48mins

Cristian Montano concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Fish. Matt Fish takes the free kick.

47mins

Jonathan Smith produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 35 yards. Ross Flitney makes a comfortable save.

47mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Luke Rooney, save by Wesley Foderingham.

46mins

Luke Rooney is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis.

46mins

Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

46mins

Unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Jonathan Smith results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Curtis Weston.

45mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Richards by Jake Jervis. Direct free kick taken by Garry Richards.

41mins

Jonathan Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frank Nouble. Alessandro Cibocchi is brought on as a substitute for Alan McCormack. Direct free kick taken by Matt Fish.

40mins

Jo Kuffour is caught offside. Aden Flint restarts play with the free kick.

34mins

Jo Kuffour takes a shot. Alan McCormack gets a block in.

34mins

Chris Whelpdale takes a shot. Wesley Foderingham makes a fantastic save.

31mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Ridehalgh by Charlie Lee. Charlie Lee receives a yellow card. Cristian Montano challenges Matt Lawrence unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ross Flitney. Liam Ridehalgh delivers the ball.

30mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jo Kuffour. Alan McCormack crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half.

29mins

Chris Whelpdale has an effort at goal. Wesley Foderingham makes a save.

26mins

Matt Fish is adjudged to have handled the ball. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Raffaele De Vita from left wing, clearance by Garry Richards.

25mins

Raffaele De Vita takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Garry Richards.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matt Ritchie, save by Ross Flitney.

24mins

Jo Kuffour is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.

17mins

Foul by Jake Jervis on Garry Richards, free kick awarded. Garry Richards restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Short corner taken by Matt Ritchie.

14mins

Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Ross Flitney makes a save.

12mins

Corner taken right-footed by Luke Rooney from the left by-line, Jake Jervis makes a clearance.

9mins

Jake Jervis has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the target.

7mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Simon Ferry. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Luke Rooney.

5mins

Simon Ferry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Rooney. Free kick taken by Ross Flitney.

4mins

Matt Ritchie has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

1mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cristian Montano by Chris Whelpdale. Free kick taken by Simon Ferry.

Match Preview

No new problems for "emotional" Di Canio Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio has no new injury worries ahead of his side`s game against Gillingham. Goalkeeper Phil Smith (ankle) and midfielder Abdul Said (leg) are still on the treatment table. Mehdi Kerrouche replaced West Ham-loanee Cristian Montano at half-time in the 1-0 win over Plymouth and will be pushing for a start up front. The Robins are within a point of the npower League Two play-off positions following four wins in six games. Di Canio`s father died recently and the players were quick to celebrate Raffaele De Vita`s winner over the Pilgrims with their boss. "I`m full of emotion obviously because it was a tough week but obviously the lads were amazing. I will never forget what they did and I thank them for the rest of my life," the Italian told Sky Sports News. Gillingham will be without suspended duo Lewis Montrose and Joe Martin. Midfielder Montrose scored the winner in Saturday's 1-0 victory over Oxford, before being dismissed for a late challenge on Asa Hall. Defender Martin also saw red after picking up two yellow cards and will sit out the visit to the County Ground. Gills boss Andy Hessenthaler has therefore received a timely boost with the return to full fitness of three first-team players. Midfielders Danny Jackman and Charlie Lee made second-half substitute appearances against the Us after injury, with captain Chris Whelpdale completing over an hour at Priestfield after recovering from a calf problem. Hessenthaler has selection concerns in attack though, with Danny Kedwell (toe), Dennis Oli (hamstring) and Adam Birchall (knee) all sidelined. Defender Barry Fuller (knee) and midfielder Danny Spiller (ankle) remain unavailable.

Formation:442Manager: Paolo Di Canio

Swindon

Formation: 442Manager: Andy Hessenthaler

Gillingham

  • Wesley Foderingham
  • Paul Caddis
  • Aden Flint
  • Alan McCormack
  • Liam Ridehalgh
  • Matt Ritchie
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Simon Ferry
  • Raffaele De Vita
  • Jake Jervis
  • Cristian Montano
  • SUBS
  • Oliver Risser
  • Alan Connell
  • Alessandro Cibocchi
  • Lukas Magera
  • Ahmed Abdulla

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Match Report

Robins leave it late against Gills Two late strikes gave Swindon a 2-0 victory over Gillingham. A 30-yard effort from Matt Ritchie in the 80th minute and another from Jonathan Smith in added time made sure of the points for the hosts, who extended their winning run to three League Two games. The teams were level at half time with few scares in either goalmouth, as both goalkeepers were forced into only routine saves. Wes Foderingham, the Swindon keeper, palmed a cross into the path of Gills striker Jo Kuffour in the 30th minute, a chance which the former Bristol Rovers man he should have netted, but Robins defender Alan McCormack reacted brilliantly to block the striker's effort. For Swindon, Ritchie produced a good low strike early on, but apart from that there was little to cause any alarm in the visitors' defence. After the break both sides were guilty of misplaced passes, but Luke Rooney was unlucky to see his low drive rebound off a post in the 65th minute, the ball bouncing along the goal-line to safety. Ritchie's strike came from nothing 30 yards out with 10 minutes remaining, and Smith rounded off the win with second left. Gillingham will think themselves unlucky not to have at least shared the points.

Form Guide

    LWLDWW
  • Swindon
  • VS
  • Gillingham
  • WWLDWW

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Swindon

  • M Ritchie 5
  • M Kerrouche 5
  • A Connell 3
  • R De Vita 3
  • O Risser 1
  • S Ferry 1
  • J Smith 1
  • J Jervis 1
  • A Flint 1
  • C Montano 1

Gillingham

  • C Whelpdale 3
  • F Nouble 3
  • D Spiller 2
  • J Kuffour 2
  • D Kedwell 2
  • L Montrose 2
  • D Jackman 1
  • G Richards 1
  • C Lee 1
  • J Payne 1
  • L Rooney 1
  • S Payne 1

Goals

Swindon

    • Total goals 38
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Gillingham

    • Total goals 41
    • Goals per game 26
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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