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Carshalton Athletic (H) - 8th March 2022
Margate will be looking to make it to the Velocity Trophy Semi-Final on Tuesday night as they welcome Carshalton Athletic to Hartsdown Park.
Both these sides reached this stage after winning two previous games in the competition. The Blues beat Herne Bay in Round three before overcoming Tooting & Mitcham in Round four. The visitors on Tuesday night have so far overcome Merstham and Corinthian to set up this last eight tie.
Both these sides are in good form heading into the game with Margate unbeaten in nine games in all competitions, whilst Carshalton Athletic have only suffered one defeat in their last seven games. Just one place and one point separate these two sides in the Isthmian Premier Division standings.
Due to COVID, this fixture has been played the last four times at Hartsdown Park. Margate won the Velocity Trophy clash 5-1, however the previous three league fixtures have all finished level. The latest of these fixtures came in August as the two sides played out a 0-0 draw.
Margate will have to wait until the day to find out if goalkeeper Ben Bridle-Card and Defender Lewis Knight will be fit to play, after the pair missed Saturday’s 2-1 away win at Brightlingsea Regent.
Carshalton strolled to victory at the weekend with a 3-0 home win over Haringey Borough.
Supporters should note that as this is a cup game, no season tickets or youth passes will be permitted for this game.
Kick-off at Hartsdown Park is 7:45pm, but as always if you can’t join us you can stay right up to date on the clubs official Twitter feed @margate_fc
Tuesday, 08 March 2022
By MFC Media