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Erith Town







Competition

Friendly

Date

Saturday, 24 July 2021

Kick Off

3:00 PM

Venue

Hartsdown Park


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Blues Lose To Erith

Blues Lose To Erith

Margate fell to another pre-season defeat on Saturday afternoon as they lost 2-1 to Erith Town at Hartsdown Park.

The Blues fell behind in the second minute as a long ball over the top was raced onto and lobbed home.

The first half was ended prematurely as an Erith player left the field on a stretcher with a suspected broken ankle. We wish him all the best with his recovery.

The second half started with Margate having more possession, however the ‘Gate fell 2-0 down as Steadman Calendar prodded home a second for the visitors.

Margate continued to dominate with the ball and worked hard to break down a resolute Erith defence. It was a delightful free kick from Ben Greenhalgh that unlocked the defence.

The hosts continued to press but couldn’t find an equaliser. The Blues now face two games away in a week, starting with a trip to Whitstable Town on Tuesday evening before the Thanet Cup away at Ramsgate on Saturday.




 

Form guide

1 - 4 vs Merstham
1 - 2 vs AFC Hornchurch
4 - 2 vs Leatherhead
4 - 2 vs Thame United
2 - 2 vs Thame United
2 - 1 vs Cray Wanderers
1 - 1 vs Cheshunt FC
0 - 0 vs Carshalton Athletic
1 - 0 vs Wingate & Finchley
2 - 0 vs Hythe Town FC




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