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Harrow Borough (A) - 7th October 2023
By Josh Cole
We go from the FA Cup to the FA Trophy this weekend as we travel to Harrow Borough in the Third and final Qualifying Round!
The ‘Gate fell to defeat against Chesham in the FA Cup Third Qualifying Round losing 2-0 away from home. You can read the full match report by clicking here.
Watch the interview with Manager Reece Prestedge after the defeat last Saturday by clicking here.
SEASON’S SO FAR
Harrow Borough currently sit in 20th place in the Southern Premier Division South racking up eight points from ten games. They have two wins against Plymouth Parkway at home (2-1) and Sholing at home (3-2) with two draws against Hendon away (2-2) and Dorchester Town away (2-2) but then have six losses which confines them to the relegation spots. They have scored 14 goals but conceded 27 giving them a -13-goal difference.
The ’Gate haven’t played a league game since the 23rd of September where we lost 4-1 to Canvey Island. Since then, we have dropped to 17th place still on nine points but have only played seven games, which is the joint least number of games with six teams. We have three wins against Whitehawk (2-1), Concord Rangers (1-2), and Potters Bar (2-1) but four losses against Hornchurch (4-1), Cheshunt (1-2), Folkestone (2-0) and Canvey Island (4-1). We have scored nine goals but conceded 15 giving us a -6-goal difference.
LAST FIVE: HARROW BOROUGH
2nd September – Loss vs Bracknell Town, home (0-2) FA Cup First Qualifying Round
9th September – Win vs Sholing, home (3-2) League
16th September – Loss vs Hanwell Town, away (2-1) League
23rd September – Win vs Plymouth Parkway, home (2-1) League
26th September – Loss vs Hayes & Yeading, away (3-0) League
LAST FIVE: MARGATE
16th September – Draw vs Folkestone Invicta, home (2-2) FA Cup Second Qualifying Round
19th September – Win vs Folkestone Invicta, away (1-3) FA Cup Second Qualifying Round Replay
23rd September – Loss vs Canvey Island, away (4-1) League
26th September – Loss vs Hythe Town, away (2-1) Kent Senior Cup Firs Round
30th September – Loss vs Chesham United, away (2-0) FA Cup Third Qualifying Round
The ‘Gate and the ‘Boro have played ten times dating back to November 2012, with Margate winning four games, Harrow winning one game and five ending in a draw. The most recent fixture between the two sides was a league match back in 2018 where Margate went to Harrow and won 0-4 with two goals from Jordan Chiedozie, a goal from Kane Haysman and one from Frannie Collin.
Saturday’s Match referee will be Daniel Ripton, and he will be assisted by his two assistant referee’s Adam Everett and Daniel Merrall.
Harrow Borough will be sporting their red kit for this Isuzu FA Trophy clash with Margate playing in the white and black away strip.
Remember to follow our official X account @margate_fc for live match updates commencing from 2:15pm, if you aren’t able to make it
Friday, 06 October 2023
By MFC Media