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Tooting & Mitcham (H) - 22nd February
Margate welcome Tooting & Mitcham to Hartsdown Park on Tuesday evening as they look to book a spot in the Quarter-Finals of this seasons Velocity Trophy.
This tie was set up on the 1st February as both sides enjoyed wins in Round Three. Margate saw off East Kent rivals Herne Bay 2-1 at Hartsdown Park, whilst Tooting & Mitcham won 3-1 away at Binfield to progress to Round Four.
That was the Blues first game in the competition this season, however Tuesday nights opposition have also overcome Sittingbourne in Round Two.
This will be the first meeting between the two clubs since November 2019 when Tooting & Mitcham humbled the Blues 4-0 at Hartsdown Park in the FA Trophy. Before that, the ‘Gate won both league meetings in the 17/18 season with a 3-2 home win and 3-1 win on the road.
Margate come into this game in fine form having not lost in their last five games, which includes four consecutive clean sheets. Tooting & Mitcham play in the Isthmian South Central Division and currently sit 15th in the current league standings.
The Terrors have only enjoyed their recent Velocity Trophy victory, having not won any of their league fixtures since a 1-0 win over Westfield on 18th December. The Stripes have drawn their previous four league fixtures.
Margate will be missing Midfielder Sam Blackman who will serve one of is two match ban after collecting ten yellow cards this season.
Supporters should note that this is a cup fixture, therefore all supporters must purchase a ticket as season tickets and youth passes are not permitted for use.
Kick off at Hartsdown Park is 7:45pm, however as always if you can’t join us, you can stay right up to date at our official Twitter feed @margate_fc from 7:30pm.
Tuesday, 22 February 2022
By MFC Media