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‘Unstoppable’ John Akinde helps Gillingham beat Bristol Rovers

Gillingham assistant Paul Raynor described striker John Akinde as “unstoppable” after his two goals fired the Gills to a 2-0 win against Bristol Rovers. The 31-year-old made it three goals in four days and could have had a hat-trick at Priestfield but missed a penalty in the second half of the League One clash.
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Gillingham 2-0 Bristol Rovers: John Akinde nets twice in Gills win

John Akinde scored twice and also missed a penalty in Gillingham's hard-fought 2-0 victory over Bristol Rovers in Sky Bet League One. Akinde opened the scoring in the 67th minute before he was denied from the spot by Rovers goalkeeper Joe Day soon after. But the former Rovers striker bounced...
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Last-gasp John Akinde strike snatches Gillingham a point

John Akinde’s stoppage-time equaliser denied Rochdale a first league win in six games as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Gillingham. The visitors almost went ahead in the opening minutes as Ollie Rathbone twice forced Gills goalkeeper Jack Bonham into fingertip saves with dipping efforts from distance. Matty...
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John Akinde at the double as Gillingham crush Rochdale

John Akinde scored twice as Gillingham took advantage of Rochdale’s inconsistency to record a convincing 4-1 win at the Crown Oil Arena. The home side enjoyed a 5-0 victory at Wigan last time out and started off brightly, with Stephen Humphrys’ shot going running narrowly wide of Jack Bonham’s post.