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Buzzing Basildon United welcome back old boss for Clapton clash
BASILDON United welcome back former manager Chris Woods to the Cohart Stadium as his Clapton side come to take on the Bees in the Essex Senior League.
Woods was boss at the club at the end of the 2011/12 season when the team’s future was in severe doubt as they struggled financially.
Laurie Carter’s team are fourth in the league after a super start but a number of players, including Greg Akpele, Tom Cocklin, Leon Smith and Aiden O’Connell, are doubtful for the match.
A trip to FC Romania awaits Bowers & Pitsea in the Essex Senior League with the Crown Avenue side going into the game having won a thrilling Senior Cup tie 3-2 away at Saffron Walden Town on Tuesday.
The only injury doubts for John Doyle’s men ahead of their first ever match against the London-based opposition are Calvin Poku (ankle) and Billy Colton (hamstring).
A top-of-the-table clash is coming the way of Senior League leaders Great Wakering Rovers as they travel to Enfield 1893.
Gary Paterson scored all six Wakering goals as Rovers beat Southend Manor 6-3 in the Essex Senior Cup on Wednesday, with Jamie Williams (2) and Tom Newell on target for Manor.
Southend Manor face Haringey Borough away tomorrow and Hullbridge Sports play Greenhouse London at home.