Romford ready to meet landlords again

Aveley friendly rearranged for tonight

Romford will complete their pre-season programme with a rearranged friendly against landlords Aveley tonight (7.30pm).

The two sides were due to meet last Tuesday, but problems with the water pipes at Mill Field led to a postponement.

Boro boss Paul Martin will be keen to see his squad get another 90 minutes under their belts before the Ryman One North season gets underway, following their 5-1 defeat at Hythe Town on Saturday.

It was Romford’s first defeat of the summer, while Aveley celebrated a 4-1 win against Premier Division rivals Heybridge Swifts.

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Hornchurch, meanwhile, ended their preparations with a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Maidstone.

All three local clubs have been handed away ties in the Ryman League Cup.

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Aveley visit Canvey Island, while Hornchurch go to Cheshunt, but Romford must wait to see who wins a first-round tie between Great Wakering and Maldon & Tiptree before making their travel plans.

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