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Hornchurch, Romford wait for Trophy draw

PUBLISHED: 10:25 01 November 2010

Hornchurch claimed a last-minute winner at Margate (TGS)

Hornchurch claimed a last-minute winner at Margate (TGS)

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Rivals progress on road

Hornchurch and Romford are both eagerly awaiting today’s draw for the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy.

A last-minute goal from captain Elliot Styles led Urchins to a 2-1 win at Ryman Premier Division rivals Margate on Saturday.

Boro, meanwhile, recorded an impressive 3-1 win at Southern League side AFC Totton to seal their progress.

Martin Tuohy flicked home a long throw-in from Rickie Hayles to give Hornchurch an early lead in Kent.

Curtis Robinson headed in an equaliser for the home side just past the hour mark, but Styles nodded in a late Dave Collis free-kick to send Jimmy McFarlane’s men through.

Boro fell behind in Hampshire as Stefan Brown gave Totton a 27th-minute lead with a deflected effort.

But Paul Martin’s men bounced back in the second half to level through the returning Richard Oxby.

A diving Danny Rafis headed home from Toran Senghore’s cross to put Boro in front and Joe Pearman slotted home a third late on.


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