Premier League midweek round-up
Gillingham 1 (Lorton) Brighton 5 (Somes, Owen 2, Blackie, Taylor)
QPR 1 (Sowden) Charlton Athletic 4 (Harrison, Simmons, Graham 2)
Tottenham Hotspur 0 West Ham United 2 (Lipley-Hinton, Bowers)
Gillingham’s brief hopes of sweet revenge against a team packed with their former players were ruthlessly killed off as Brighton returned to the top of the Premier League in style.
The Gills, whose depleted side lost 3-1 to Brighton a month ago, must have harboured hopes of faring better in this reverse fixture at their new Priestfield Stadium home, buoyed by players returning from injury and – in Rachel Ahern’s case – from self-imposed temporary retirement. Continue reading