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LOAN REPORT: LEO DA SILVA LOPES OPENS HIS GILLINGHAM ACCOUNT

24 March 2019

Da Silva Lopes on target, Golden makes debut and Crankshaw helps Curzon Ashton to three games unbeaten.

  • Loan Update: Leo Da Silva Lopes claims an assist and his first goal for Gillingham.
  • Tylor Golden made his debut on loan at Droylsden in a 2-1 win.
  • Olly Crankshaw featured as Curzon Ashton claimed the bragging rights against FC United.

Leo Da Silva Lopes - AFC Wimbledon 2 Gillingham 4

Portuguese midfielder Leo Da Silva Lopes had an excellent Saturday afternoon on the road with his Gillingham FC team mates, aiding in the Gills' equaliser for 1-1, before stretching their lead at 3-1 with a fine finish to claim his first goal for the club.

The victory at AFC Wimbledon helps to ease Gillingham's relegation fears by sending them five points clear of the Sky Bet League One drop zone into 12th place on 47 points.

Watch Leo's assist and goal below.



Olly Crankshaw - Curzon Ashton 3 FC United 1

Curzon Ashton kept their outside hopes of a National League North play-off place alive on Saturday with a 3-1 home victory against FC United of Manchester, making it three games unbeaten in the division and collecting their second straight victory.

Olly Crankshaw completed the full 90 minutes for the Nash who move onto 48 points in 11th place, six points behind AFC Telford in the final play-off spot in seventh.

Tylor Golden - Skelmersdale United 1 Droylsden FC 2

Development Squad full back Tylor Golden made his debut out on loan at Droylsden FC on Saturday, featuring for the full 90 minutes in a 2-1 victory away at bottom of the league Skelmersdale United.

The victory will help towards Droylsden's mid-table efforts, with the Bloods now 13th on 40 points, 15 points clear of the relegation zone.

ELSEWHERE

James Vaughan was an unused substitute in Portsmouth's 2-0 away win at Shrewsbury Town, whilst Callum Lang and Oldham Athletic and Joe Piggott and Altrincham FC were without fixtures. Jordan Perrin (Runcorn Linnets) featured in Latics' 5-0 win against Port Vale in the EFL Youth Alliance.

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Saturday 30 March

Leo Da Silva Lopes - Gillingham v Rochdale
Callum Lang - Oldham Athletic v Grimsby Town
Joe Piggott - Altrincham FC v Kidderminster Harriers
Olly Crankshaw - Boston United v Curzon Ashton
Tylor Golden - Droylsden FC v Trafford
Jordan Perrin - Runcorn Linnets v Ramsbottom United


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