The last time The Imps faced today’s opponents Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium was on Friday 5th February. City won 3-0 that night, thanks to goals from Conor McGrandles (14′), Jorge Grant (59′ PEN) and Tom Hopper 64.
Ahead of today’s match, we have done a Q&A with one Gillingham supporter, so thank you to Simon for answering our questions!
You can discuss what has been said in this article HERE, as well as joining today’s Gillingham v Lincoln City Match Thread on our 100% Imps forum! Every page view helps raise money for Lincoln City Football Club!
How long have you supported Gillingham?
Since 2005. Our last season in the Championship.
Where did you finish last season?
What do you think of your manager?
I really like how involved with the fans he is. His passion speaks for itself.
What are your hopes and expectations for the 2021/22 season?
Higher than 10th.
One(s) to watch?
Which teams do you think will finish in the top six in League One?
No particular order. Oxford, Wednesday, Lincoln, Charlton, Rotherham, and hopefully Gillingham.
Which teams do you think will finish in the bottom four in League One?
Morecambe and Wimbledon.
What are your thoughts on Lincoln City?
Never actually been to the ground but definitely a threat.
What do you think the score will be?
Hopefully a win 2-1.
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Random fact about your Club?
In 1950 first club to be re-elected to the Football League.
If you could steal one Lincoln City player for your own team, who would it be and why?
Liam Bridcutt. Solid player and a really good playmaker.
What are your proudest and most embarrassing moments as a Gillingham supporter?
Proudest moment – unsure.
My most embarrassing moment was falling over the handrail of a stair on my way back from Brentford a few years ago now.
Who would you say is your most underrated player?
Hard to say as half the squad are brand new. We will see. Jack Tucker is good but most people know that.
Do you have a Supporters Trust and what role do they play at the Club?
Don’t believe so.
Which was your favourite match involving Gillingham?
2009 Shrewsbury Play-Off Final.
Which was your least favourite match involving Gillingham?
Tottenham FA Cup game 5-0 defeat. Zero passion.
Do you have a Former Players Association at Gillingham?
Not that I’ve been made aware of.
What is the best thing about Gillingham?
Hometown. The pub I use and also the people I watch the footy and drink beer with.
— Vital Lincoln City (@VitalLincoln) August 7, 2021