We have a full 84-page, perfect bound programme for this weekend’s all-important FA Cup tie with the Gills at Deepdale.
And with it being the FA Cup, we have some special interviews. These include a chat with former North End skipper and modern PNE legend Sean Gregan, who talks about how the games in the 1990’s were almost seen as ‘derby games’.
‘Greegs’ will be at Deepdale on Saturday for the game and if you’ve booked in, or thinking of booking hospitality, then you could have a chance to meet the man himself – he will also be making the hot shot half-time draw out on the Deepdale pitch, so make sure you buy your £1 ticket to see if you can get your prize presented by him!
Back to The One And Only and we also have Shane Cansdell-Sherriff and Lee Trundle reminiscing about their favourite Cup memories, whilst we hear from new signing Todd Kane.
The main interview – for the very first time since he joined the Club in January – is with manager Graham Westley, who discusses his time as a player with Gillingham and how it has influenced his future playing and managerial career.
We go ‘Cup-tastic’ in our Get With The Programme feature, looking back at our semi-final and finals from 1954 and 1964 and we also look at a favourite modern game, when we defeated Sam Allardyce and Tony Ellis’ Blackpool side in front of the TV cameras back in 1994.
Further interviews with Paul Huntington and of course skipper John Mousinho add to the packed content, whilst Keith Keane tries his hand at our Starter For Ten quiz and centre half Chris Robertson answers your questions in The Social Network.
We have plenty of content about our visitors too, although manager Martin Allen became the first manager this season to refuse the matchday programme an interview with his captain. Despite that we have our popular On The Bench feature within a dozen pages about out Medway visitors.
Our regular On Fire, Keeping It Clean and Diamond Jubilee features continue, along with our Half-Time Interval for our younger readers, including a David Beckham-themed quiz page on the day he plays his final game for LA Galaxy and Joel Byrom is our centre spread.
You can pick up your copy of The One And Only for just £3 from the sellers inside and outside the ground and from the Club’s ticket and retail store from Friday afternoon – you can also order online at www.mypne.com.
Tickets are just £10 for adults and £5 for concessions and are on sale from the Club’s ticket and retail store and over the phone during opening hours on 0844 856 1966. You can also buy online at www.mypne.com. Cash turnstiles will also be in operation on the day on the Alan Kelly Town End and Sir Tom Finney Stand.