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Leroy Lita joins the Gate

Leroy Lita joins the Gate

Margate Football Club is excited to unveil the signing of former Premier League and England U21 striker Leroy Lita. 

Lita has signed a deal at Hartsdown Park adding to The Gate’s attacking options for the campaign. The former Reading, Bristol City and Middlesbrough striker is available to play from 10th September having recently received international clearance.

Lita joins the club having recently returned from playing abroad for Thai side Sisaket in the up and coming T1 League.

Mike Sandmann said;

“It’s fantastic to have a player with Leroy’s experience joining the already talented group of lads we have. It’s another attacking option that will give the team and the supporter a lift”

Margate’s Vice Chairman Ricky Owen said;

"This is a massive boost for the club and supporters as Leroy has a history with the club. His appearance at the Tonbridge created a real buzz with the fans”

Margate fans will still be able to give Leroy a warm welcome to Hartsdown Park, as he will be part of The Blues pre-match preparations counting down until kick-off.

If you want to support your local team and watch the magic of the Emirates FA Cup unfold, head over to the ground from 1:30pm when tickets can be purchased at our turnstiles.

• Adults (18+) £10.00

• Students with a valid NUS Card includes Burger & Soft Drink £10.00

• Concession (Males over 65, Females over 60, Disabled Fans) £8.00

• Young persons (aged 11-17) £5.00 

• Children (Under 11) FREE*

• *Per paying adult






Saturday, 08 September 2018
By Charlotte Richardson



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