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Gillingham’s game at Stevenage has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.
The New Year’s Day match was due to kick off at 3pm but a decision was taken at around 12.30pm by referee Andy D’Urso that the Stevenage pitch was unplayable.
Gillingham were facing a busy schedule, with two days in three days, so the postponement could come as welcome relief to manager Peter Taylor, whose side face promotion-chasers Wolves on Friday night.
@KentOnlineGills I had my Ma staying with me in Borehamwood and she was getting the coach back - now I've got to drive to Kent and back!— Steve Agate (@monkeyagate) January 1, 2014
But for many Gills fans it has proved to be a frustrating start to 2014, with a number travelling to the game on train, with no way of getting a refund.
A new date for the match will be announced shortly.
Sorry to all the @TheGillsFC fans who were on their way to Hertfordshire but the weather conspired against us and many L1 fixtures today.— StevenageFC Official (@StevenageFC) January 1, 2014
Elsewhere, the wet weather has also led to the postponement of the Skrill Premier clash between Welling United and Dartford at Park View Road,
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