Blades moves, drugs, death threats: What happened to the last Sheffield Wednesday team to play Gillingham?

Sheffield Wednesday take on Gillingham this weekend for the first time 18 years.

By Alex Miller
Thursday, 11th November 2021, 11:06 am

That last encounter was played in the FA Cup third round at the Gills’ Priestfield stadium and was one to forget for the sold out away allocation, who watched Gerald Sibon give them the lead after four minutes before a Marlon King brace and goals for Chris Hope and Guy Ipoua handed the home side a 4-1 win.

An awful lot has changed at both clubs in that time since, but what happened to the players that stepped out in Wednesday colours that day?

Through a raft of switches to Sheffield United, drugs charges and death threats, it’s been an eventful couple of decades for those who were involved.

Before the two clubs do battle on Saturday, let’s take a walk through what happened next..

Through a raft of switches to Sheffield United, drugs charges and death threats, it’s been an eventful couple of decades for those who were involved.

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