Can Boro make it a hat-trick of wins at promotion-chasing Whitehawk?

Farnborough ended their Bank Holiday weekend with six valuable points following back-to-back wins over Wealdstone and Basingstoke Town. A stern test awaits this weekend as Spencer Day takes his Farnborough side to promotion-chasing Whitehawk.

Spencer Day’s first three points of the season came at Wealdstone last Saturday courtesy of a Matt Ball brace in a 2-1 away win. In the following game, goals from Dan Bennett and Phil Page gave the Farnborough their second three points of the season with  a 2-1 win over Basingstoke Town, lifting the Yellows to 14th position after two ruthlessly hard fixtures within 48 hours. And the tough start doesn’t end yet as Steve King’s men are next up for the Yellows, a game that will see Boro take on 9th place Whitehawk.

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Dan Bennett scored his first goal of the season on Monday

Saturday’s hosts Whitehawk finished 19th in the Conference South last season so the Club subsequently saw a summer of changes as former Farnborough Manager Steve King was appointed First Team Manager and a lot of significant changes were made to the squad. Just some of the recent big name signings include Sam Deering, John Paul-Kissock, Sergio Torres and Matthew Barnes-Homer.

Of their five opening fixtures, The Hawks have won their last three and lost their first two, scoring and conceding six.

Whitehawk from: John Sullivan (gk), Callum Driver, Lee Hills, Tom Cadmore, Paul Lorraine, Sergio Torres, Sam Deering, Ahmed Abdulla, Serge Makofo, Danny Mills, John-Paul Kissock, Lance Cronin (gk), Matthew Barnes-Homer, Frantz Tchonang Ngassa, Jake Robinson and Femi Orenuga.

Whitehawk will be playing in Red (Shirts, Shorts and Socks).

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Whitehawk completed a hat-trick of wins themselves with a 1-0 win over Hayes & Yeading

Match Officials: Saturday’s Referee is Antony Coggins and his assistants are John Pike and Kevin Howick.

Date: Saturday 31 August 2014

Competition: Vanarama Conference South League Fixture

Venue: Whitehawk FC (The Enclosed Ground), Wilson Avenue, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 5TS.

Unfortunately there is NO FaST supporters coach running to this fixture but the Trust are hoping to run one to the next away match at Maidenehad United on Tuesday 9 September.

Supporters who would like a lift to Saturday’s fixture are encouraged to enquire on the Fans Forum here to see if travel arrangements can be made.

Kick off at The Enclosed Ground is at 3pm and admission prices taken from http://whitehawkfc.com/season-tickets-just-150/ are as follows:

  • Adults £12
  • Concessions £7
  • Under 18’s FREE.

Directions to Whitehawk FC’s The Enclosed Ground from M25/M23:

M25 then M23 Follow signs for Gatwick Airport go past Gatwick to the end of the motorway then take the A23 to the outskirts of Brighton, where the A27 crosses over the A23 keep to your left go up ontothe A27 towards Lewes & Falmer, follow the by-pass to the end you will see the Sussex University on your left and B&HA Amex stadium on the right at this point go off at the slip road, on the right hand lane (this is Falmer) at the mini Roundabout turn right over the A27 follow this road for about 2 miles heading for Woodingdean, you will come to a set of traffic lights at the cross roads, on your right is a Pub Called the Downs Hotel turn right follow this road until the traffic lights where you can turn left over the Brighton Racecourse, this is Wilson Avenue go down the hill to dip in road then turn into the East Brighton Park go as far as you can our Ground is behind the Caravan Site.

Enjoy the game!


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