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Ashford United (A) - 26th July 2022
By Josh Cole
Margate take on Ashford United at the Homelands Stadium in the Gates’ first away game of the 2022/23 season on Tuesday evening, as they continue to prepare for their league opener against Kingstonian on Saturday 13th August 2022.
Margate are looking to bounce back at Ashford as they come into the game off the back of a 3-1 loss to Tonbridge Angels at Hartsdown Park on Saturday.
Andy Drury was left frustrated with his squad’s attitude and performance against Tonbridge Angels on Saturday. “It was a frustrating afternoon, compared to what we’ve been like the last few games. The last few games we’ve performed well, we’ve been at it, I thought we showed them a bit too much respect, certainly in the first 15-20 minutes”
Drury, however, was full of praise for Bessey-Saldanha and his exquisite finish that resembled one of his own during his own playing career. “Probably like one of mine, yeah it was a good finish from Bessey, he took his goal well”
Ashford had an excellent 2021/22 season finishing second in the Isthmian South East Division with 72 points with 22 wins, six draws, and ten losses. They didn’t get promoted however after losing 2-0 against Herne Bay in the play-off final.
Ashford’s pre-season results look like this: 4-3 loss to Potters Bar Town, a 3-0 win against Eastbourne United, a 1-1 draw with Kennington FC, a 0-0 draw with Rochester United, and then a 1-0 loss to Erith Town.
Supporters are able to purchase tickets on the turnstiles at Homelands, with kick-off at 7:45pm, or alternatively can buy in advance by clicking here.
For those making the journey by car, please see the full address below.
Ashford Road, Kingsnorth
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By MFC Media