The Gate have not won a league game since the 8th October 2016 when they beat Hemel Hempstead 2-1 at Hartsdown Park, however Bishops Stortford only have one win since then as well as after beating Truro City 2-1 at the beginning of December.
Margate are without Lewis Taylor after he left the Club on Friday to join Ryman Premier League side Kingstonian although on-loan Dover Athletic Striker Ira Jackson could make his home debut for the Blues after netting in the Clubs 5-1 away defeat at Welling United on New Year’s Day.
Defender Chris Sessegnon who returned to the side on New Year’s Day could also start again after agreeing to extend his stay at Hartsdown Park until at least 1st February 2017.
The visitors could name former Margate player Phil Walsh in their squad after he signed for them on Friday afternoon.
When these two sides met in September at the Pro-Kit Stadium it was a much different looking Blues side that ran out 2-0 winners with Michael Thalassitis and then on-loan Maidstone Midfielder Vas Karagiannis netting in a comfortable win for Bulls men.
Kick off at Hartsdown Park is 3pm but as always if you can’t be there then you can stay right up to date on the Clubs official Twitter feed @margate_fc from 2pm.