Big boost for Hornchurch ahead of Kingstonian test
PUBLISHED: 12:30 15 August 2014
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Hornchurch will be boosted by the return of midfielder Frankie Curley and striker George Purcell for their trip to Kingstonian tomorrow.
Curley has serving the final two games of a three-match ban following his sending off against Canvey Island last season, while
Purcell has been struggling with injury.
The striker was an unused substitute in the 2-2 draw at Lewes on Wednesday, but will feature tomorrow, while winger Tobi Joseph is a week away from making a return from injury.
Boss Jimmy McFarlane is pleased to gradually be getting some of his key players back into the fold.
He said: “We’ve used George sparingly because of his injury, but he should be fine for Saturday and we’ll have Frankie back as well.
“He’s served his suspension now, while Tobi’s only a week away so things are looking up for us, which is nice.”
Urchins beat the Ks in the Ryman Premier play-off semi-final at Kingsmeadow last season, and McFarlane is hoping for a similar result this time round.
“I went and watched them on Monday in their 1-1 draw against Dulwich Hamlet,”he added.
“They looked good and were a big and powerful side. They will be a test, but if we play like we did against Lewes we will win more games than we will lose this season.”
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