Home   Thanet   Sport   Article

Ramsgate FC ready to host Bostik South leaders Lewes

By Steve Tervet

Lloyd Blackman expects a good contest when Ramsgate welcome leaders Lewes on Saturday.

Rams have won their last three home games and have only lost one league game at Southwood since September.

Lewes have been top of Bostik South for much of the season and their visit begins a run of tough fixtures for Blackman’s side.

Ramsgate head coach Lloyd Blackman Picture: Chris Davey
Ramsgate head coach Lloyd Blackman Picture: Chris Davey

He said: “We’ve then got Hastings away, Hythe, Greenwich and Sittingbourne, so it’s a busy month ahead against some decent sides.

“Lewes have only lost once but our home form is fairly decent so it should make for a good spectacle.

“They’ll be a tough side but if we can carry that on and improve our performance levels a little bit, individually and collectively, it should make for a good game.”

Ramsgate drew 1-1 at Chipstead on Saturday, Alfie Paxman’s early goal quickly cancelled out by Sam Bell for the home side.

Blackman said: “It was a fair result. We started brightly and caused them a few problems.

“In the second half of the first half, they got on the front foot and in the second half, both teams could have scored. I’m not too disappointed with that away from home.

“They’ve picked up some decent results lately and we didn’t perform great.”

Blackman finally has a fully-fit squad to pick from.

He said: “Aaron Millbank is chomping at the bit and I’m still having to pull in the reins with him.

“I know the severity of the injuries he’s had and because injuries curtailed my career fairly early, I’m keen to make sure he’s not rushed back.

“He’s not been with us since the start of the season but he’s now ready to be involved in first team action.”

Joe Kane, Liam Dickson and George Crimmen have been struggling with a virus but all three should be involved against Lewes.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

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

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

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 multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Like Us on Facebook

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More