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Macclesfield 0-0 Gillingham

Macclesfield 0-0 Gillingham

Macclesfield goalkeeper Jose Veiga produced a string of fine saves to secure a goalless draw with Gillingham.

Matthew Hamshaw and George Donnelly had early chances for the hosts before Veiga was on hand to turn Danny Kedwell's arrowing shot away.

Andy Frampton headed Sean Brisley's effort off the line at the other end before the interval.

Veiga was tested twice more by Curtis Weston's fierce volley and Danny Jackman powerful drive from 25 yards.

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Macclesfield manager Gary Simpson told BBC Radio Manchester:

"I was just praying today that Diagne didn't get booked because he'd have been suspended in the week.

"We've got a couple of players there that are playing with knocks that may require surgery before the season's out.

"We'll probably have to put kids on the bench in the week, because we can't fill it."

Gillingham manager Andy Hessenthaler told BBC Radio Kent:

"I'm a little bit disappointed we haven't won the game. First 15 minutes of the second half it looked like we were going to score any time.

"Over the 90 minutes we were the better team.

"We defended very, very well, it didn't look like we were going to concede. The only real criticism is that we had a lot of the ball. Our final ball in the last third was lacking a little bit."

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Saturday, 10 December 2011

Npower League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Macclesfield 0-0 Gillingham FT
(HT 0-0)

      Macclesfield

      • 01 Veiga
      • 02 Bateson
      • 03 Tremarco
      • 05 Brown
      • 14 Diagne
      • 16 Brisley
      • 11 Daniel
      • 17 Wedgebury
      • 20 Hamshaw
      • 09 Donnelly
      • 10 Mukendi (Fairhurst 74)

      Substitutes

      • 06 Morgan,
      • 12 Mendy,
      • 25 Thomas,
      • 18 Fairhurst,
      • 29 Boden

      Gillingham

      • 01 Flitney
      • 03 Frampton
      • 06 Richards
      • 12 Martin
      • 18 Jackman
      • 04 Lee yellow card (Lawrence 62)
      • 08 Payne
      • 10 Weston (Whelpdale 88)
      • 19 Montrose
      • 09 Kedwell
      • 33 Kuffour (Nouble 78)

      Substitutes

      • 28 Gazzaniga,
      • 15 Lawrence,
      • 07 Whelpdale,
      • 23 Payne,
      • 29 Nouble
      Ref: SalisburyAtt: 1,724
      MACCLESFIELD
      GILLINGHAM

      Possession

      • Macclesfield 32%
      • Gillingham 68%

      Attempts on target

      • Macclesfield 2
      • Gillingham 7

      Attempts off target

      • Macclesfield 5
      • Gillingham 3

      Corners

      • Macclesfield 7
      • Gillingham 10

      Fouls

      • Macclesfield 9
      • Gillingham 12
      • Final Result
      • 93:35 The referee signals the end of the game.
      • Full Time
      • 90:00+0:43 Corner from the right by-line taken by Sam Wedgbury, clearance made by Danny Kedwell.
      • 88:45 Foul by Frank Nouble on Sam Wedgbury, free kick awarded. Jose Veiga restarts play with the free kick.
      • 87:03 Substitution Chris Whelpdale is brought on as a substitute for Curtis Weston.
      • 87:03 Nathaniel Brown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frank Nouble. Danny Jackman takes the direct free kick.
      • 83:45 Unfair challenge on Carl Tremarco by Garry Richards results in a free kick. Jose Veiga restarts play with the free kick.
      • 83:11 The referee blows for offside. Joe Martin restarts play with the free kick.
      • 81:52 Unfair challenge on Tony Diagne by Lewis Montrose results in a free kick. Sam Wedgbury takes the free kick.
      • 81:09 The official flags George Donnelly offside. Ross Flitney takes the indirect free kick.
      • 80:20 Free kick awarded for a foul by Frank Nouble on Sam Wedgbury. Shaun Brisley takes the direct free kick.
      • 77:06 Direct free kick taken by Sam Wedgbury.
      • 77:06 Substitution Frank Nouble is brought on as a substitute for Jo Kuffour.
      • 77:06 George Donnelly fouled by Andy Frampton, the ref awards a free kick.
      • 76:35 Headed effort from inside the area by Nathaniel Brown misses to the left of the goal.
      • 76:07 Free kick awarded for a foul by Garry Richards on Colin Daniel. Sam Wedgbury restarts play with the free kick.
      • 73:25 Substitution (Macclesfield) makes a substitution, with Waide Fairhurst coming on for Vinny Mukendi.
      • 69:19 George Donnelly has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
      • 67:18 Free kick awarded for a foul by Vinny Mukendi on Andy Frampton. Ross Flitney takes the direct free kick.
      • 64:35 Corner from left by-line taken by Sam Wedgbury.
      • 61:58 Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Jackman.
      • 61:20 Substitution Matt Lawrence comes on in place of Charlie Lee.
      • 60:23 The offside flag is raised against Colin Daniel. Indirect free kick taken by Ross Flitney.
      • 59:05 Effort from outside the penalty box by Danny Jackman goes wide left of the target.
      • 57:28 Corner taken right-footed by Matthew Hamshaw, Danny Kedwell makes a clearance. Shaun Brisley concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Richards. Ross Flitney takes the free kick.
      • 55:50 Danny Kedwell takes a shot. Shaun Brisley gets a block in. Danny Kedwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Tony Diagne. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
      • 52:41 Effort on goal by George Donnelly from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
      • 51:12 Danny Jackman takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga. Shot by Curtis Weston. Save by Jose Veiga. Corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman.
      • 50:10 Matthew Hamshaw takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garry Richards by Shaun Brisley. Ross Flitney takes the free kick.
      • 47:07 Curtis Weston takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save. Charlie Lee takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post. Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Jackman, clearance by Nathaniel Brown. Charlie Lee takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Colin Daniel. Corner taken right-footed by Charlie Lee from the left by-line, clearance made by Nathaniel Brown.
      • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
      • Half Time
      • 45:00+1:48 The first half comes to an end.
      • 45:00+1:17 Corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman from the right by-line to the near post, Colin Daniel manages to make a clearance.
      • 45:00+0:11 Vinny Mukendi challenges Jack Payne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Martin takes the free kick.
      • 44:08 Shaun Brisley takes a shot. Clearance by Garry Richards.
      • 43:19 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Hamshaw.
      • 40:13 Unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury by Lewis Montrose results in a free kick. Jose Veiga restarts play with the free kick.
      • 39:26 Danny Kedwell takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga. Inswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman, save by Jose Veiga.
      • 34:57 Sam Wedgbury takes the direct free kick.
      • 34:57 Booking Charlie Lee booked.
      • 34:43 Foul by Charlie Lee on Carl Tremarco, free kick awarded.
      • 33:37 Charlie Lee has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
      • 32:01 Nathaniel Brown takes a shot from inside the six-yard box clearing the crossbar.
      • Correction - 30:05 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Jackman. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Charlie Lee played to the near post, Colin Daniel manages to make a clearance.
      • 30:05 Inswinging corner taken by Danny Jackman. Corner taken by Danny Kedwell from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Colin Daniel.
      • 29:04 Foul by Nathaniel Brown on Lewis Montrose, free kick awarded. Charlie Lee restarts play with the free kick. Jo Kuffour takes a shot. Tony Diagne gets a block in.
      • 27:47 Curtis Weston takes a shot. Nathaniel Brown gets a block in.
      • 26:33 George Donnelly takes a shot. Blocked by Jack Payne.
      • 23:27 Danny Kedwell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
      • 12:25 Unfair challenge on Colin Daniel by Lewis Montrose results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Wedgbury.
      • 11:20 Matthew Hamshaw takes a shot. Garry Richards gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Hamshaw, Ross Flitney makes a save.
      • 10:30 Lewis Montrose gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony Diagne. Free kick taken by Carl Tremarco.
      • 9:41 Danny Jackman takes a shot. Shaun Brisley gets a block in.
      • 6:34 The ball is swung over by Danny Kedwell.
      • 5:57 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Tony Diagne. Free kick taken by Charlie Lee.
      • 4:14 Matthew Hamshaw takes the inswinging corner, Garry Richards fouled by Tony Diagne, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Flitney restarts play with the free kick.
      • 3:43 The assistant referee signals for offside against George Donnelly. Free kick taken by Andy Frampton.
      • 3:06 Foul by Curtis Weston on Sam Wedgbury, free kick awarded. Carl Tremarco takes the free kick.
      • 1:59 Shaun Brisley challenges Danny Kedwell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Jackman takes the free kick.
      • 0:00 The game gets underway.

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      Npower League Two table snapshot

      As it stood on 10 Dec 2011 23:59 UK

      Position Team P GD PTS
      1 Crawley Town 20 18 45
      2 Southend 20 16 42
      3 Cheltenham 20 14 41
      4 Shrewsbury 20 12 37
      5 Burton Albion 20 3 35
      6 Swindon 20 14 34
      7 Gillingham 20 8 32
      8 Morecambe 20 14 31
      9 Torquay 20 6 31
      10 Oxford Utd 20 5 30
      11 Rotherham 20 2 30
      12 Port Vale 20 5 29
      13 Macclesfield 20 1 26
      14 Aldershot 20 0 26
      15 Accrington 20 -1 26
      16 Crewe 20 -5 26
      17 AFC Wimbledon 20 -8 26
      18 Bristol Rovers 20 -8 23
      19 Barnet 20 -15 19
      20 Northampton 20 -16 17
      21 Hereford 20 -17 17
      22 Bradford 20 -8 16
      23 Plymouth 20 -20 13
      24 Dag & Red 20 -20 13

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