The two sides fought out a dramatic 2-2 draw last Tuesday with the Blues scoring twice in the final 13 minutes to force tonight’s replay with goals from Matthew Johnson and Manny Parry.
Defender Brett Johnson will undergo a fitness test ahead of the game while Danny Fitzsimons who returned on Saturday in the League win over Hemel Hempstead is cup tied after being away on loan during the original fixture.
Hastings United come into this fixture on the back of a FA Trophy win over Margate’s Thanet rivals Ramsgate on Saturday with a comfortable 3-0 victory.
Darren Hare’s side have a wealth of experience including former Margate Midfielder Matt Bodkin as well as former Maidstone United players Steve Watt and Frannie Collin.
As well as tonight’s winners pocketing £7,500, they will also advance to face Ryman Premier League side Harrow Borough on Saturday in the 4th and final qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.
Kick off at the Pilot Field is 7:45pm 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
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