Angels kept the pressure up with a number of corners and long throws but were unable to take advantage. Their best chance came from distance when Beth Kemp, breaking from the centre-back position, unleashed a shot from 30 yards which hit the underside of the bar and bounced onto the goal line and then away to safety.
With Tonbridge still unable to find the target, an attacking double substitution was made on the hour to try and unlock the Margate defence, along with a reshuffle pushing Kemp into central midfield, but before the reshaped defence could settle they were beaten by another counter attack and Beth Cooper scored the second goal that would prove crucial.
The arrears were finally reduced in the 67th minute, good work by Abbie Skilton freed up Kemp on the right and her cross met substitute Sam James at the near post who fired in from close range. The Angels continued to press for an equaliser and were given a golden opportunity to do so from the penalty spot. A strong appeal earlier in the game for a clear handball in the box had been turned down, but in this instance a soft decision was given for an apparent push on Heidi Archer. Skilton stepped up to take the penalty and blazed it over, but chaos ensued when the referee ordered a retake which the striker put wide of the post.
Margate Ladies still created a number of chances with some intricate play with Kara, Beth and Poppy all going close. The midfield duo Of Lauren Kidd and Jemma Powell were not stop all afternoon win the Midfield battle and creating opportunities for the team. Danielle Green was affective in attack and midfield all game .
The defence was marshalled by player of the Match Emily Mount with the assistance of Chelsea Cornish and Becky Wainwright restricting their opponents to rare glimpses of keeper Sarah Andrews Goal. The wing back of Rhyanna Bailey and Poppy Green were up and down the flanks providing great coverage and also an attacking threat.
The final whistle ended an entertaining game and a fine win was just about what Margate Ladies deserved with a display of vigorous defending and counter attacking football. So the season ends with promotion , 11 wins and three defeats a quarter final and semi final defeat to Cup and League winners Maidstone Ladies who Margate will join in Next season Top flight Kent League, the season is now finished for Margate Ladies and the objective of promotion has been achieved and the ladies came so very close to their first final.