This Saturday, Farnborough welcome 9th placed Grays Athletic to The Rushmoor Community Stadium in the Ryman League Premier Division, kick off 3pm.

Farnborough Camp

A defeat for Boro’ last time out and a win for Brentwood Town in mid-week saw Farnborough drop to 22nd place in the Ryman League Premier Division.

The Yellows suffered a disappointing 0-3 Home defeat to the current Ryman League Premier Division League leaders on Monday evening, leaving Farnborough seven points adrift of safety.

Manager, Spencer Day bolstered his squad in mid-week by securing long-term signings of experience duo, Terrell Forbes and Dennis Oli from National League South side Hemel Hempstead Town.

Day also managed to extend the loan deal of current top scorer, Bogdan Vastsuk from Sky Bet Championship side Reading.

Speaking after Mondays Home defeat to East Thurrock United, Farnborough boss Spencer Day told GetHampshire: “It was a shame because we were in the game at the start of the second half but we’ve gifted it away with two very soft set-piece goals.

“But we weren’t disgraced, we were just beaten by the better team overall.”

Farnborough last time out (vs East Thurrock United): Aaron Bufton (gk), John Oyenuga, Jack Barton, Josh Gallagher, CJ Fearn (Capt), Jack Smith, Andrew Jenkinson, Charlie Allen, Matthew Barnes-Homer, Bogdan Vastsuk, George Hallahan, Usman Adeniji, Harry Knight, Ryan Zidyana and Melvin Minter (gk).


Farnborough have ten games remaining to save their Season

Opposition Camp

Led by player-manager Mark Bentley, Grays Athletic occupy 9th in the Ryman League Premier Division with 57 points from 36 games.

The Gravelmen are currently on a six game unbeaten run, with their last League defeat a 1-2 loss away to Kingstonian at the start of 2016.

Last Saturday, Grays Athletic had to come from behind twice to rescue a point in an entertaining 3-3 draw at Home with Metropolitan Police.

On Friday evening, The Blues announced the signing of former Crawley Town midfielder Ryan Richefond; while former Farnborough winger Roman Michael-Percil was released.

Grays Athletic’s top scorer is striker, Bradley Fortnam-Tomlinson who currently has 18 goals to his name this Season.

Last time the two sides met was back in January, when Grays Athletic came from behind to win 3-1 in Farnborough’s first game of the year.

Grays Athletic (last time out vs Metropolitan Police): Lamar Johnson (gk), Luke Ifil, Jey Siva, Sean Cronin, Jake Hutchings, Montel Agyemang, Roman Michael-Percil, Kenny Beaney, Bradley Fortnam-Tomlinson, Corey Davidson, Joao Carlos, Mark Bentley, Samuel Sollosi, Nicky Symons and Glen Little.


Grays Athletic came from behind to win the reverse fixture 3-1 back in January

Match Officials

Saturdays Referee is Graham Kane (Brighton) and his Assistants are David Philp (Lewes) and Christopher Hamilton (Eastbourne).

Date: Saturday 5 March 2016

Kick Off: 3pm

Competition: Ryman Premier League Division Fixture

Stadium Address: Farnborough Football Club, The Rushmoor Community Stadium, Cherrywood Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8UD.

Admission prices for both home and away supporters are:

  • Adult £12
  • Concession £8
  • Under 16s £3
  • Under 6s FREE.
  • Car Park £2
  • Match Day Programme (Boro View) £2

Please invite your family and friends along!

Don’t forget:

New to The Rushmoor Community Stadium? Find out more ahead of your visit to Cherrywood Road by reading here.


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Enjoy the game!


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