Broken cloud


11°C | 5°C



12°C | 8°C

Light rain


13°C | 7°C

Home   Dover   Sport   Article

Tom Murphy double earns Dover Athletic vital 2-1 win at Concord Rangers to keep Skrill South play-off push alive

21 April 2014
by Alex Hoad

Two late goals from Tom Murphy kept Dover Athletic alive in the Skrill South play-off battle with a 2-1 win at fellow contenders Concord Rangers on Saturday.

Whites looked set for a second away defeat in four days after the 1-0 reverse at champions Eastleigh on Tuesday as they trailed 1-0 on Canvey Island with 16 minutes remaining.

Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy

However two goals in eight minutes from former Margate winger Murphy ensured the points for Whites, cancelling out Tony Stokes’ opener for the hosts shortly after the hour mark.

The three points were vital for Dover as it kept them fifth, occupying the final play-off spot, and ahead of sixth-placed Havant & Waterlooville on goal-difference, though the Hawks do have an extra game to play.

Dover’s penultimate fixture is at home to relegation-threatened Whitehawk on Easter Monday (3pm).

Fourth-placed Ebbsfleet are three points ahead of Dover, with an inferior goal-difference, though they too have a game in hand on Chris Kinnear’s side.

Click here for more sport from Dover.

Click here for more news from around the county.


Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email or call 01634 227989.