|Place of birth||Durham, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas Shipley (born Durham) was an English professional footballer who played for Portsmouth and Gillingham between 1930 and 1933.He played in both full-back positions.
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. The city lies on the River Wear, to the west of Sunderland, south of Newcastle upon Tyne and to the north of Darlington. Founded over the final resting place of St Cuthbert, its Norman cathedral became a centre of pilgrimage in medieval England. The cathedral and adjacent 11th-century castle were designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. The castle has been the home of Durham University since 1832. HM Prison Durham is also located close to the city centre. City of Durham is the name of the civil parish.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
Portsmouth Football Club is an English professional association football club in Portsmouth, Hampshire, which plays in EFL League One, the third tier of English football, following their promotion as EFL League Two champions in the 2016–17 EFL League Two season. The club was founded on 5 April 1898 and home matches are played at Fratton Park in Milton, Portsmouth.
Gillingham Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Gillingham, Kent, England. The only Kent-based club in the Football League, the "Gills" play their home matches at the Priestfield Stadium. The team competes in League One, the third tier of the English football league system.
Andrew Hessenthaler is an English football manager and former player who is currently manager of Dover Athletic. He began his career in non-league football and did not turn professional until he joined Watford at the age of 26. In 1996, Hessenthaler joined Gillingham and spent the next ten years at the club as player and later player-manager, managing the club to its highest ever finish in the English football league system and becoming regarded as a legend of the Kent club. After leaving Gillingham, he had a short spell at Barnet, before joining Dover Athletic in 2007. In his two seasons in charge he led the club to successive championships, of Isthmian League Division One South and the Isthmian League Premier Division. After three years at Dover, he became manager at Gillingham for the second time, but his contract was terminated at the end of the 2011–12 season. He returned to the club as assistant manager in 2014, before taking on a similar role at Leyton Orient the following year. In 2016, he was appointed manager of the club, but was sacked later the same year. In November he was appointed manager of Eastleigh, but the following year left to return to Dover.
Albert Herbert Hoskins was an English football forward and football manager, who managed Wolverhampton Wanderers and Gillingham.
Robert Hughes Beale was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Born in Maidstone, Kent, he played in the Southern League for Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City before joining Football League side Manchester United in 1912. After the First World War, he returned to the Southern League with Gillingham.
Gillingham F.C. is an English football club based in Gillingham, Kent. The club was formed in 1893, and played in the Southern League until 1920, when that league's top division was absorbed into the Football League as its new Division Three. The club was voted out of the league in favour of Ipswich Town at the end of the 1937–38 season, but returned 12 years later, when that league was expanded from 88 to 92 clubs. Twice in the late 1980s Gillingham came close to winning promotion to the second tier of English football, but a decline then set in and in 1993 the club narrowly avoided relegation to the Football Conference. In 2000, the "Gills" reached the second tier of the English league for the first time in the club's history and went on to spend five seasons at this level, achieving a club record highest league finish of eleventh place in 2002–03. The club has twice won the division comprising the fourth level in the football league: the Football League Fourth Division championship in 1963–64 and the Football League Two championship in 2012–13.
Mark Patterson is an English former professional footballer. He played over 300 Football League matches for Carlisle United, Derby County, Plymouth Argyle and Gillingham between 1986 and 2002.
James Boswell was an English professional footballer. He played for Gillingham from 1946 until 1958, making 342 appearances in the Football League, and appeared in more FA Cup matches than any other player in the club's history.
Stephen Lovell is a Welsh former professional footballer who is currently manager of Gillingham. He played professionally for Crystal Palace, Stockport County, Millwall, Swansea City, Gillingham and AFC Bournemouth and made over 450 Football League appearances.
Ernest Morgan was an English professional Association football player and manager. He spent the bulk of his career with Gillingham, where he set a record for the highest number of goals scored in a single season which still stands.
Horace F. Williams was a Welsh professional footballer.
George Nicol, also known as Geordie Nicol, was a Scottish professional footballer who scored 63 goals from 103 appearances in the Football League playing for Manchester United, Brighton & Hove Albion and Gillingham. He played as a centre forward.
Trevor Quow is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He played in the Football League for Gillingham, Peterborough United and Northampton Town, and in the Conference for Kettering Town. He also played non-league football for Sudbury Town, Stamford and Boston United, and for several clubs in Hong Kong.
David Henry Stocks is an English former professional footballer. He played professionally for Charlton Athletic, Gillingham, AFC Bournemouth and Torquay United between 1961 and 1977, and in total made 461 appearances in the Football League, scoring five goals.
Peter Stringfellow is an English former professional footballer. He played for Oldham Athletic, Gillingham and Chesterfield between 1958 and 1965, making more than 100 appearances in the Football League, but his professional career came to an end after he was involved in a car crash which killed a teammate.
The 2009 Football League Two play-off Final was a football match played at Wembley Stadium on 23 May 2009, at the end of the 2008–09 season. The match determined the fourth and final team to gain promotion from League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, and featured Gillingham, who finished fifth during the league season, and Shrewsbury Town, who finished seventh.
Samuel Anderson Gilligan was a Scottish professional association football player in the years prior to the First World War. He made over 200 appearances in The Football League and a handful of appearances in the Scottish Football League.
Edward Donaghy, known as Eddy Donaghy or Ted Donaghy was an English association football player and coach.
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