The UK's fastest-growing regional news network
11°C | 3°C
8°C | 2°C
9°C | 2°C
See the full forecast for your area.
Sponsored by Britelite.
Home Gravesend Sport Article
Promotion-chasing Ebbsfleet are up against the form team in Skrill South this weekend.
On Saturday the Fleet travel to face a Staines Town side whose six-match unbeaten run has taken them to within three points of the play-offs.
Staines have only lost twice at home all season and Brown knows Marcus Gayle’s side are likely to prove more stubborn opponents than when they lost 3-0 at Stonebridge Road seven weeks ago.
He said: "It’s going to be a tough ask. Staines are extremely competitive on their own ground and not lost to any of the top teams. Their home record is good.
"We’re not a bad team. We go to places like that thinking we can get a result but we’ve got to be respectful of the fact they have a different impetus about them on home soil."
Staines' impressive home record got even better on Tuesday when they won 1-0 against Havant & Waterlooville, who themselves would have gone above fifth-placed Dover with a win.
The Fleet are looking for a third straight win and they know maximum points points at Wheatsheaf Park could take them to within one of Sutton, who sit third.
Click here for more sport from Gravesend.
Click here for more news from around the county.