Isthmian League Premier

Margate are looking A-ok for Jay Saunders

The Gate boss and his management team have tried to make the most of football’s enforced hibernation to ensure they’ve got the tools in place to start looking up the Pitching In Isthmian Premier table again.

‘Believe and you can fulfil your dreams’ – Hornchurch FA Trophy heroes

Mark Stimson’s Step 3 part-timers had achieved the unthinkable. Despite not playing a competitive game since November, they somehow won seven FA Trophy games, knocked out six higher league sides, including National League King’s Lynn Town and Notts County in the semi-finals, and then came from a goal behind against National League North Hereford to win on the greatest day in the Urchins’ history.

Wingate and Finchley back new bosses for a bright future

The pair spent over a decade playing together for the Isthmian Premier Division Blues and will now work closely together again from the dugout with Weatherstone taking over as manager and Rifat – the club’s record appearance holder – handed a director of football role.