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The Fans' Stadium Kingsmeadow (ATT 4,546) 27th October 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Sarginson

AFC W'don AFC Wimbledon vs Gillingham Gillingham

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R Vincelot (23)

Vincelot debut goal downs Dons

Last Updated: 27/10/12 6:34pm

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Vincelot: Match-winning strike

Vincelot: Match-winning strike

Romain Vincelot scored on his debut as League Two leaders Gillingham ground out a 1-0 victory at struggling AFC Wimbledon.

It was Gillingham who forced the early pace with Myles Weston heading a dangerous Danny Kedwell cross straight at home 'keeper Seb Brown in the 11th minute.

The opening goal was not far away, though, as Vincelot fired home from the edge of the box in the 23rd minute, having only joined the club on loan from Brighton on Friday.

It was one-way traffic for the remainder of the half, Brown tipping a Matt Fish header over the bar on the stroke of half-time.

Wimbledon rallied after the break with Rashid Yussuff and George Francomb linking up well, the latter forcing Gills 'keeper Stuart Nelson to tip over in the 55th minute.

Francomb continued to prove the most threatening player for the hosts as he fired a 30-yard effort just wide on the hour, before whipping in a teasing cross in the 78th minute which Stacy Long agonisingly failed to connect with.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Scunthorpe United 43 77
2 Chesterfield 43 75
3 Rochdale 43 75
4 Fleetwood Town 43 72
5 Burton Albion 43 71
6 Southend United 43 65
7 York City 43 64
8 Oxford United 43 62
9 Plymouth Argyle 43 58
10 Bury 43 57
11 Dagenham & Redbridge 43 57
12 Mansfield Town 43 57
13 Newport County AFC 43 54
14 Portsmouth 43 54
15 AFC Wimbledon 43 53
16 Cheltenham Town 43 52
17 Accrington Stanley 43 51
18 Morecambe 43 50
19 Hartlepool United 43 49
20 Exeter City 43 49
21 Wycombe Wanderers 43 47
22 Bristol Rovers 43 47
23 Northampton Town 43 47
24 Torquay United 43 39