Frank off to dream start

Frank Nouble is already relishing life at Gillingham after a powerhouse performance and a goal in the biggest away win in their Football League history.

The West Ham United striker, still only 19, joined the Gills on Friday and was thrown straight in to the deep end with their trip to Hereford United on Saturday. It took Nouble just 18 minutes to fire in the first goal of what would be a tremendous 6-1 triumph - showing good control before beating a man and shooting past the keeper.

"I'm happy with the goal," Nouble told the Gills' official club website. "I would have taken a goal with my nose or anything but that was a good one. I think the goal illustrated a bit of what I can hopefully bring to the side in the month that I'm here and whether that can be extended or not, we'll see.

"I only had one session with the team and to be honest I've settled in really well. The boys have taken to me well so I'm happy. Hopefully I can add some more goals because that what I'm paid to do."

Nouble has always impressed in loan spells away from the Boleyn Ground and found the target previously for Swansea City and Charlton Athletic. The teenager is still well regarded in east London and has been a regular in Ian Hendon's development squad. His next Football League experience could come in Saturday's visit of Burton Albion.