Gillingham Vs Leyton Orient, Tue 23 Feb 2010

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Gillingham manager Mark Stimson must decide whether to recall leading scorer Simeon Jackson against Leyton Orient.

The Canada striker came off the bench to score a late winner against Bristol Rovers on Saturday to end the Gills' barren run of 10 League One games without a win.

Stimson started with on-loan strike duo Rene Howe and Chris Dickson against the Pirates, but Jackson will hope he has done enough to get the nod to face Orient.

Cardiff defender Darren Dennehy extended his loan deal with the Gills by two months ahead of the victory against Rovers and he will continue at centre-half.

But fellow loanee Tristan Plummer has returned to parent club Bristol City following his one-month spell at Priestfield.

Simon King is still not available due to a long-term ankle injury.

Orient boss Geraint Williams is likely to make limited changes to his side despite their 2-1 defeat by Tranmere on Saturday.

Williams blasted the Os, who were unbeaten in 2010 before kick-off at the weekend, following the clash and believes that the players may have become too comfortable.

He said: "The first half performance was way below the standards we've set ourselves this year and we deservedly came in losing. We put on a much better second half, but we've come away with nothing and it's very disappointing."

Sean Thornton and Scott McGleish were replaced in the 53rd minute of the clash against Les Parry's men by James Scowcroft and Jonathan Tehoue and both will be vying for a starting berth following the loss.

Winger Jimmy Smith earned a recall to Williams' side at the weekend after Nicky Adams was recalled to Leicester last week and he should retain his place in the starting XI.

Williams has no fresh injury or suspension worries to contend with as he tries to get the Os' play-off ambitions back on track.

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