Football: Watford sunk by Akinbiyi double

Watford 0 Gillingham 2
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Ade Akinbiyi's double strike helped Gillingham topple Second Division leaders Watford at Vicarage Road yesterday.

Akinbiyi scored his first after running through on to a pass from former Watford striker Steve Butler. And he got his second when he latched on to a ricochet from Tommy Mooney's shot to score in the last minute.

Goals: Akinbiyi (21) 0-1; Akinbiyi (90) 0-2.

Watford Chamberlain; Gibbs, Kennedy, Page, Millen, Mooney, Noel-Williams (Palmer, 45), Hyde, Lee (Thomas, 75), Johnson, Robinson. Substitute not used: Ward.

Gillingham: Walton; Patterson, Pennock, Smith, Ashby, Butters, Hessenthaler, Southall (Corbett, 76), Butler (Onuora, 58), Akinbiyi, Galloway (Bryant, 58).

Referee: R Furnandiz (Doncaster).

Man of the match: Akinbiyi.

Attendance: 10,498.

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