Hythe Town manager Scott Porter feels injuries have derailed his side
Hythe Town boss Scott Porter
says injuries and suspensions to key players have proved very
untimely for his team.
Skipper Dave Cook (pictured)
misses the Ryman League trip to Worthing on Saturday with a groin
problem, while fellow midfielder Nick Barnes is ruled out for the
next two games with a torn calf muscle.
However, the Hythe boss is
boosted by the return of lynchpin defender Pat Kingwell, following
the completion of a three-match ban, following his sending-off
New signing James Everitt,
who began his Reachfields career with both goals on his debut
against Whitstable a fortnight ago, has also been struggling with a
slightly tweaked hamstring.
Porter said: "Three games in
a week made it very tough for us. Being without a midweek match
this week has given us a chance to recharge the
"Pat is back at the weekend,
and my brother Ashley has also returned from holiday, so will also
One point from two games
against Leatherhead and Walton and Hersham derailed Hythe’s rapid
climb from bottom to second in the space of the month and Porter
said: "Dave, Nick and Pat have all been key players in that run
which was a great achievement for everybody concerned."
Inconsistent Worthing sit 14th in the table, following six
wins and seven defeats.
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