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Friday

Ryman Premier Division

Tooting v Hornchurch

Urchins head to south London on Good Friday as they look to keep their title bid alive.


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Jimmy McFarlane’s men have won 14 of their 18 away matches to date and face a Tooting side who look doomed to the drop.

They lie 14 points adrift of safety, with only six games remaining, after a 4-2 defeat at Wingate last Saturday.

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A Martin Tuohy penalty, his 28th goal of the season, saw Hornchurch to a 1-0 home win over Met Police, keeping them four points behind leaders Billericay who are the visitors to Bridge Avenue on Monday.

And Tuohy helped himself to a hat-trick when Urchins hit Tooting for six in their earlier meeting this season in September.

Jon Hunt, Lewis Smith and Michael Spencer were also on target in the 6-0 triumph, which remains Hornchurch’s best result in 2011/12.

Saturday

Ryman Division 1N

Cheshunt v Romford

Boro will look to continue their mini unbeaten run at Theobalds Lane against the struggling Ambers on Saturday.

Paul Martin’s men looked set for a third successive win, following victories over Harlow and Soham Town, as they raced into a 2-0 lead against Waltham Abbey last weekend.

In-form Kurt Smith netted both goals inside 15 minutes – and had another chalked off for offside – as he took his tally for the season to 18.

But Abbey, beaten 5-4 on home turf when the two sides met earlier in the season, hit back with a double of their own before half-time.

And neither side could fashion a winner in the second half as honours finished even.

The point earned took Boro to within four of manager Martin’s target of 56, which will enable them to surpass last year’s haul.

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