Hornchurch boss rues missed chances

McFarlane muses over draw

Hornchurch saw their six-game winning streak come to an end at Folkestone.

Urchins missed out on the chance to move into a play-off place as a result, but manager Jimmy McFarlane was not too concerned.

“If you’d said to me after the game at Tonbridge [which Hornchurch lost 7-1] that we would win six and draw one, I would’ve laughed,” said McFarlane.

“We might look back and think it’s two points dropped, but we’re still unbeaten and it’s not the end of the world.


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“We dominated most of the game but it was a story of missed chances.”

Allan Tait put the home side ahead just before the half-hour mark, but Martin Tuohy levelled with his eighth goal of the season soon after the restart.

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Urchins welcome Tonbridge to Bridge Avenue on Saturday, but will be without the suspended Frankie Curley, who has picked up five bookings.

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