Gillingham set to bring bumper following to Pompey

Gillingham are set to bring a bumper away following to Fratton Park on Saturday.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 10:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 12:04 pm
Jamal Lowe in action at Gillingham earlier this season. Picture: Joe Pepler

The Gills faithful have snapped up their 1,322 ticket allocation for the League One clash against Pompey.

As a result, the Blues have given the Priestfield outfield a further 200 - making the fixture an all-ticket affair.

If Gillingham sell out their additional allocation, it will means they'll bring the second-largest away attendance to PO4 this season.

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On November 25, 1,870 Plymouth fans descended on Fratton Park but saw their side fall to a 1-0 defeat, courtesy of Kal Naismith's first-half goal.

Currently, Southend hold the second-largest away attendance this campaign.

On November 18, 1,422 of the Shrimpers faithful made the journey round the M25 but Brett Pitman's second-half header delivered Pompey a 1-0 victory.

When the two sides met at Priestfield in October, Kenny Jackett's troops clinched a 1-0 win over Gillingham.

Matty Kennedy was on target for the Blues one minute after the restart.