Final warm-up for Hornchurch and Romford

Rivals complete pre-season campaigns

Tuesday

Capital League Presidents Cup final (7.30pm)

Hornchurch v Enfield Town

Urchins boss Jimmy McFarlane will use his first-team squad in tonight’s reserve-team cup final as a last chance for match practice before the new non-league season.


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Beaten 2-1 at Grays on Saturday, after Martin Tuohy’s penalty had opened the scoring, Urchins are looking forward to a new Conference South campaign, following their promotion from the Ryman Premier Division in May.

They travel to Salisbury City on Saturday, before hosting Boreham Wood at Bridge Avenue on Tuesday and McFarlane has most of last season’s squad back for the 2012/13 campaign.

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Paul Goodacre, Alex Bentley and Sam Cutler have all joined the ranks, while Andy Tomlinson, Carl Rook and Rickie Hayles have not returned.

Play-off final matchwinner Michael Spencer was not originally expected back, but came on as a substitute at the weekend.

Admission tonight is �5 adults and �2 concessions.

Pre-season friendly (7.45pm)

Romford v Thurrock

Boro bring their preparations for the new Ryman Division One North season to a close with a match against new landlords Thurrock tonight.

Paul Martin’s men made their Ship Lane debut against Herne Bay on Saturday, but two late goals consigned them to a 2-1 defeat.

Lewis Francis put Boro ahead from Toran Senghore’s pass, but the visitors netted from late headers to turn the match in their favour.

Boro begin the new league campaigin with a home match against Redbridge on Saturday, before visiting Thamesmead on Tuesday.

Tickets are �5 adults, �3 concessions, �1 children and free for under-5s.

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