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Faversham Town manager Ray Turner doesn't want plaudits for climbing to fourth, he wants to go higher

Faversham Town boss Ray Turnerby Alex Hoad

Faversham Town boss Ray Turner doesn’t want plaudits for steering his side into the league’s top four – he wants his close-knit squad to set their sights even higher.

Town are a point behind third-placed Leatherhead and three ahead of Crawley Down, who are one place outside the play-offs having played a game more, and Turner (pictured) said: "We have got to keep going.

"I don’t want a pat on the back just because we’re in fourth, I want to look at third now and if we can get there, then second. I want to get as high up that table as possible.

"We have flown under the radar and long may it continue. Our challenge now is to try and open up a gap between us and sixth if we can."

Town made it two 1-0 wins in three days on Tuesday night, following Saturday’s win at Three Bridges with a triumph against Tooting.

The Lilywhites visit second-bottom Walton Casuals on Saturday before a trip to Walton & Hersham on Tuesday night.

The games are the first of eight league games in February that will test Town’s small squad.

Turner added: "The togetherness has been unbelievable. They all want to work hard for the team."

Do you think Faversham can continue their climb towards the summit? Have your say below.

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