Loaned Norwich City player Dan Adshead made his first start for Gillingham in front of a home crowd in a 2-1 win over Morecambe on Saturday.
The midfielder’s debut came just two days after making the one-season transfer to the Gills, playing 51 minutes before being substituted.
Somewhere else, Sebastien soto scored his first goal in his third appearance for Porto B. The forward found the back of the net for Porto’s only goal before coming out in the 70e minute in the Portuguese 1-1 draw against Nacional.
Josip drmic continued his form as a goalscorer in Croatia, entering the 52sd minute and scoring a penalty just 12 minutes later. The shot on goal was the forward’s fourth goal in four league games for the team, also making him the top scorer in the 1. HNL.
Back in the Football League, Akin Famewo scored 180 minutes during the week as he played a 2-1 loss to MK Dons and a 2-0 loss to Wigan Athletic. Josh martin was an unused substitute against the Addicks for the Dons but came on for 20 minutes against Ipswich Town at the weekend.
Meanwhile, the attacker Gassan Ahadme got 135 minutes in the tank as a halftime substitute against Shrewsbury Town and played all 90 minutes in a 0-0 draw against Doncaster Rovers.
On the way to Iceland, Isak Thorvaldsson played the 90 minutes of IA Akranes’ 2-1 loss to Breiðablik on Wednesday.
FA Cup first round action has started for Sam blair and Bury Town on Saturday, the young keeper keeping his clean sheet in his 1-0 win to advance to the second round.
In the North National League, Matthew Denis made a cameo appearance for Southend United in their 1-0 victory over King’s Lynn Town, with the forward entering the 79e minute.
Players who were unused substitutes: Daniel Barden (Livingston), Reece McAlear (Inverness Caledonian Thistle) Danel Sinani (Huddersfield Town) Tyrese Omotoye (Leyton Orient)
Players who have not been involved in the match day squads: Sam McCallum (Queens Park Rangers)