Rovers progress in tough game

Rovers made the long trip into Kent to face Ashford United in this FA Trophy tie and looking to continue a decent run of form of late. Captain Garry Jones and key striker Victor Osobu were both missing this game so Dan Olineran continued at left-back and Reece Weekes made his full debut wide on the left. Fortunately, as United play on an artificial surface, the game being on was never in doubt despite the weather threatening and succeeding in the demise of many scheduled fixtures. The home side were immediately on the attack when right-back Jerald Aboagye sent in an inviting cross that no United attacker was able to reach. Action for Rovers keeper Kyle Forster followed with a double save fro

Point a piece in battling game

Table-topping and unbeaten Berkhamsted FC were the latest Sharpenhoe Road visitors for this latest round of league fixtures and likely to provide a stern challenge to Rovers much-improved home form this season. Rovers keeper Kyle Forster was in action in the 3rd minute saving comfortably from Berko left-back Joshua Chamberlain free-kick. Rovers midfielder Sam Gibson might have done better than blast wildly over the bar from a good position at the edge of the box after 10 minutes. Rovers captain Victor Osobu was next in the action when his right wing cross was diverted for a corner which was cleared to Nathan Tshikuna who’s cross into the box was headed narrowly over by Rovers centre-back Le

Progression in The Trophy

Chichester City were the visitors to Sharpenhoe Road for this FA Trophy tie. Rovers captain Garry Jones was missing through injury and Dan Olineran replaced him in the starting line-up with Victor Osobu, back from suspension, taking the captain’s armband. Rovers made a sparkling start and, as early as the 2nd minute, were a goal up through a spectacular 25-yard strike from Nathan Tshikuna. City hit back straightaway and Rovers keeper Kyle Forster had to look lively saving a James Horncastle effort just two minutes later. The visitors were patient in possession and building attacks from the back and their centre forward Scott Jones had both a header and then a shot saved by Forster in the spa

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