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Herne Bay boss Sam Denly undaunted by facing Ryman League Divison 1 South leaders Peacehaven & Telscombe

13 March 2014
by Andrew Gidley

Sam Denly

Sam Denly

Sam Denly is relishing Thursday night’s visit of runaway Ryman League Division 1 South leaders Peacehaven & Telscombe to Winch’s Field.

The East Sussex side, promoted as County League champions last season, are storming their way towards a second successive promotion, and lead the table by 10 points ahead of nearest rivals Leatherhead, beaten 3-1 at home by Faversham on Wednesday. 

Denly said: “I am looking forward to it, and it will be a good test for us. We are young and inexperienced, but I believe on our day we are capable of beating anybody.

"Peacehaven are flying, they are top on merit, and not just scraping by.”

The leaders extended their unbeaten run to 20 matches with a 4-1 win at Redhill in midweek, their last defeat being a 1-0 reverse at Burgess Hill in November.

The game is the first of Bay’s busy schedule of three matches in six days - they travel to Redhill on Saturday and Folkestone Invicta next Tuesday.

Denly is still hoping to strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline at the end of the month.

Defender Gary Sayer misses the Peacehaven game as he completes a two-match ban after picking up 10 bookings this season.

Sam Hasler is ruled out by a knee injury, and faces a scan to confirm the exact cause of the problem.”

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