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It may be very hard to convince football followers in the Kent town of Gillingham that their football ground once hosted Greyhound Racing. Yet it was on the 14th of December 1927 that hounds contested behind a trackless hare system along or around part of the football pitch. Unfortunately exact details remain unavailable at this present time. The Priestfield Stadium as it is known, is a totally transformed venue from those days of Greyhound Racing.

This newspaper cutting is dated December 7th 1927.