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Ebbsfleet United boss Steve Brown taking nothing for granted against Staines Town despite their poor away form in Skrill South

13 February 2014
by Steve Tervet

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

Ebbsfleet entertain the team with the second-worst away record in Skrill South this weekend – but manager Steve Brown is wary of an upset.

Marcus Gayle’s Staines Town have taken just six of a possible 39 points on the road this season, in contrast to their excellent home form.

They arrive at Stonebridge Road with genuine play-off aspirations despite having only won once away from Wheatsheaf Park in 2013/14.

Brown said: "They’re going to try to change that form around. On paper, it suggests their away form isn’t great but they have picked up in recent weeks.

"They’re a bit like Dover in that they have the potential to beat everybody but they’ve not found a level of consistency. They either win or lose and hopefully, when they come to us, it’s the latter.

"A lot of teams, Staines being one, will believe their season’s alive and they’ll be hoping to get into the play-offs. If they could tighten up their away form, their home form is excellent, so they are capable."

Ebbsfleet, playing their first game for almost two weeks, welcome back captain Paul Lorraine after a groin strain. Fellow central defender Shane Huke, meanwhile, will resume full training within a fortnight having been sidelined for more than three months with a metatarsal injury.

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