Date: 14th September 2015 at 6:13pm
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Gillingham’s unbeaten start to the League 1 season continued with a win against Blackpool at Priestfield on Saturday.

A late Gillingham winner meant that the lead at the top of the table was secured with struggling Blackpool dropping to second bottom following the Gills’ two-one win.

Loft (17) had Gillingham ahead but having hit the bar the Gills were then pegged back early in the second half when Jackson (51) scored an own goal.

The win was secured in the closing stages when Dack (81), as he seems to most weeks, scored again!

These were the match highlights.

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The other results at the weekend were as follows:-

Saturday 12th September
Barnsley 4-1 Swindon
Burton 1-0 Rochdale
Chesterfield 3-3 Colchester
Crewe 1-3 Millwall
Fleetwood 1-1 Bradford
Gillingham 2-1 Blackpool
Oldham 1-5 Peterborough
Port Vale 3-2 Wigan
Scunthorpe 1-0 Coventry
Sheff Utd 1-3 Bury
Southend 0-1 Shrewsbury
Walsall 2-0 Doncaster

Looking at these results the stand out ones have to be the wins for Barnsley, Peterborough and Bury!

Barnsley, having lost the previous two in League 1, reacted to falling behind to Swindon, who had been unbeaten, by storming back to win at Oakwell in the end. A win would have been a good result as it was but to win four-one makes it an even better result.

Having sacked boss Robertson before the game Peterborough, as so often happens, reacted to thrash Oldham five-one at Boundary Park….a result that cost Oldham boss Kelly his job with him sacked after the defeat!

The result of the weekend, which could be argued I suppose, has to be the win Bury had at Bramall Lane against the form side in League 1 Sheffield United. The win was made all the more impressive with this coming as the Shakers as the visitors to the Blades.

Gillingham are back in action this weekend with a League 1 game against Colchester at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.


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