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Gillingham’s warm-up schedule locked in for pre-season

Final lineup of pre-season friendlies confirmed by the club on Tuesday

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Gillingham FC have confirmed their final line-up of pre-season friendlies, with the addition of a July 28 away trip to Colchester United.

The club’s pre-season programme features a total of eight games, with the away games at Chatham Town and Canvey Island earmarked for a ‘Gills XI’, suggesting those games will feature fringe players and youth team prospects, rather than a side packed with first-team pros.

Gills’ pre-season kicks off at Faversham Town’s Salters Lane on Friday night, July 7, and concludes with a Gills XI visiting Essex side Canvey Island on Saturday July 29.

Then the season proper begins with the club making the long away trip to the Keepmoat Stadium to take on Doncaster Rovers on opening day, Saturday August 5.

Gillingham Pre-Season: 2018/19

DateOppositionHome/AwayResult
Friday July 6FolkestoneA7:30pm
Saturday July 7Sheppey UnitedA3:00pm
Monday July 9Deal TownATBC
Tuesday July 10Faversham TownA7:00pm
Tuesday July 10BromleyA7:45pm
Saturday July 14Tonbridge AngelsA3:00pm
Saturday July 14MargateA3:00pm
Tuesday July 17Welling UnitedA7:00pm
Tuesday July 17DartfordA7:30pm
Saturday July 21Ebbsfleet UnitedA3:00pm
Saturday July 21Dover AthleticA3:00pm
Tuesday July 24EastleighA7:30pm
Tuesday July 24Chatham TownA7:45pm
Saturday July 28TBC
Tuesday July 31Meridian SportsA7:45pm

For ticket details for home games, check the GFC official website.

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