Fans of Gillingham could be without food or drink during this Saturday's League One match after the club's caterers pulled out. Centerplate told the club on Monday it would cease operations at the 11,000 capacity Priestfield Stadium with immediate effect, Gillingham said.
Gillingham said the "very serious matter" was with its lawyers and would try to provide some limited facilities on match days for the near future.
It said it had entered into a contract with Centerplate in 2011, which was due to expire in May 2021.
In a statement, Gillingham said: "The club finds this decision, and the conduct of this substantial American caterer, to be disgraceful and unprofessional.
"We have asked Centerplate to explain its decision but it has declined to do so."
Adrian Dishington, of Centerplate, said: "Our efforts over the last year to discuss terms with the management of Gillingham FC to craft a sustainable future partnership have proven unsuccessful."
It added the "lack of open dialogue with the club's management" had "resulted in a situation in which the quality of service for the club's supporters and guests and the level of investment required cannot be sustained."
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