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Gillingham 2-2 Shrewsbury

Grant Holt's late double earned a draw for Shrewsbury and denied Gillingham a spot in the automatic promotion places.

Curtis Weston's early rocket of a shot and Nicky Southall's goal after a Simeon Jackson backheel looked to have earned the Gills a third straight win.

Substitute Moses Ashikodi missed a great chance to put the Shrews back in contention but hit the bar.

On 79 minutes Holt netted from the spot after a push on Ashikodi and he headed in Chris Humphrey's cross for the draw.


Gillingham: Royce, Fuller, King (Richards 80), Bentley, Nutter, Southall, Miller, Weston, Barcham (Oli 57), McCammon, Jackson. Subs Not Used: Lewis, Mulligan, Julian.

Goals: Weston 4, Southall 51.

Shrewsbury: Daniels, Darren Moss, Coughlan, Langmead, Ashton, Worrall (Humphrey 55), Murray (Leslie 72), Davies, Cansdell-Sherriff (Ashikodi 46), Dunfield, Holt. Subs Not Used: Garner, Chadwick.

Booked: Leslie.

Goals: Holt 79 pen, 90.

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