United had striker Shaun Welford to thanks largely for their promotion with the former Maidstone and Margate striker netting 48 goals to earn the club promotion back to the Bostik South.
There will be plenty of other Margate links in the Ashford line up with Richard Avery, Dan Stubbs and Adrian Stone all part of the Margate set up at one time in the past.
Margate Boss Watt would have been impressed with his new look side on Saturday as they won their opening pre-season friendly against Kent Premier side Deal Town 2-0 at The Charles Ground. Goals from Sidney Sollis and Sid Warden earned the Blues their opening win of the 2017/18 season.
The ‘Gate had Chris Sessegnon, James Rogers, Jack Evans, Lee Prescott and Michael Thalassitis missing but hopes that most of them will be available to play against the Nuts and Bolts on Tuesday evening.
Kick off at Homelands is 19:45pm but as always if you can’t be there on the night then you can stay right up to date on the clubs official Twitter feed @margate_fc from 19:15pm.
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