Our prediction for this League 1 match:
As expected, Gillingham rolled over Bolton Wanderers 5-0 in their last league match, with the team putting an end to their four-game winless run in the League One. Micky Mellon’s troops, on the other hand, sit in the danger zone in the standings ahead of the visit of the Gills, meaning that Saturday’s football match is of big importance for them.
Tranmere failed to score in three of their last five games in all competitions, but we predict that they are going to find the net this time out as Gillingham often struggle at the back. In their last meeting at Prenton Park Gillingham recorded a 2-1 win over Tranmer Rovers, but we predict that the two sides are going to share the spoils this time out. A man to watch in the home team will be summer signing Stefan Payne, whilst Tranmere defenders should have talented attacker Alex Jakubiak at bay.
Highlighted Player (Stefan Payne):
Born in Lambeth, England on August 10, 1991, Stefan Payne is an English footballer who plays for Tranmere Rovers as a forward. Payne is a product of Croydon youth academy and he played for the likes of Sutton United, Fulham, Gillingham, Braintree Town, Aldershot Town, Sutton United, Macclesfield Town, Ebbsfleet United, AFC Hornchurch, Dover Athletic, Barnsley, Shrewsbury Town and Bristol Rovers before signing a permanent deal with Tranmere Rovers in the summer of 2019.
Stefan Payne has one cap with the England national football C team. His main position is centre-forward, but he is capable of producing fine performances as both right and left winger as well. Stefan Payne’s preferred foot is right and his contract with Tranmere Rovers should expire on June 30, 2021.
In the 2017/2018 season the English defender made it to the EFL Trophy final with Shrewsbury, but Lincoln City proved to be a big catch for the Blues in the title game.
Highlighted Team (Gillingham):
Founded back in 1893, Gillingham FC are an English club that compete in the League One. The Gills are well known for their blue shirts with black stripes, but they wear white shirts with a little yellow and blue, and yellow shirts when playing on the travels.
Priestfield Stadium is the club’s home ground, with the venue holding up to 11,582 spectators. Gillingham City have been playing at the stadium since the club’s foundation. Speaking of the club’s main rivals, over the years the Gills have built up a rivalry to Swindon Town. However, it has to be noted that Swindon fans do not consider Gillingham their biggest rivals.
Former goalkeeper Roy Hillyard is the Gillingham City player with the most appearances. The English shot-stopper played for Gillingham City from 1974 to 1991, making 655 appearances for the club. Brian Yeo is the team’s all-time top scorer, netting 149 goals in 387 appearances for the club from 1963 to 1975.