Green Lions head to Cray

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Green Lions head to Cray

Date Posted: 08/02/2019

Tony Vance has 15 players at his disposal for what looks to be Guernsey's toughest game of the season as they visit Cray Wanderers on Saturday.

Teenager Charlton Gauvain misses out as he rests sore knees and is replaced by Tom Jackson, who is based in the UK. Kyle Smith cannot travel due to work, but the squad is otherwise unchanged from that beaten 5-2 by East Grinstead Town on Wednesday.

Kieran Mahon and Craig Young (both ankle) are both nearing comebacks.

The full squad is as follows: Stanton, Marsh, Tobin, Dodd, De La Mare, Dodds, Dyer, L Mahon, Jackson, Skillen, Rihoy, Pereira, Loaring, Canha, Fazakerley.

Travelling fans on the first official fans' away day of the season will be keen to see the team bounce back from a disappointing second half on Wednesday. It will be tough against a side they have never beaten in five meetings, but did register their first goal against Cray in the last clash, a 2-1 defeat at Footes Lane in November.

The Sarnians can take inspiration from the fact that they have not been beaten on the road since November, a run of six games which involved three wins and three draws all against teams above them in Bostik South East, including three in the play-off places, the latest being a 1-1 draw at Hastings United last weekend. A win could take us up two places to 12th.

Wanderers top the table by what looks like an unassailable 13 points and have only lost once all season, against Horsham in mid-December. They boast the best scoring and defensive record in the division.

Saturday's match kicks off at 2pm. Fans unable to make it to Hayes Lane, Bromley, can watch the first half live on GFCTV and listen to the audio-only broadcast in the second half or keep up to date via our social media channels. Highlights and the full 90-minute playback will be available over the weekend and a comprehensive match report will follow.