Carter: Moneys have quality to progress

Moneyfields boss Dave Carter hopes to have Tom Chapman back Picture: Neil Marshall
Moneyfields boss Dave Carter hopes to have Tom Chapman back Picture: Neil Marshall
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Moneyfields have to do without key players again as they continue on the FA Vase Wembley trail against Brimscombe & Thrupp at Dover Road tomorrow (3pm).

Gavin Spurway, Gary Austin, Nathan Paxton, Dan Woodward and Jack McFarlane are all cup-tied.

Manager Dave Carter, however, still believes he has enough quality in his squad to progress in the competition.

‘We feel we stand a good chance and want to go as far as we can in the Vase,’ said Carter.

‘It is a fantastic competition to be in, with the chance of a Wembley final.

‘There is also £1,000 at stake in this round which can provide a nice little cash boost.

‘As long as we stay in the competition, who knows what might happen.’

Carter hopes to have Jack Lee, Tom Chapman and Dan Gauntlett available again after injury and illness.

AFC Portchester boss Graham Rix is urging his players not to get carried away as Fawley visit Wicor Rec in the Wessex League premier division (3pm).

The Royals dumped Vanarama National League side Aldershot out of the Hamshire Senior Cup with a resounding 4-0 victory on Tuesday night.

‘It was an awesome performance but we have to stay focused,’ said Rix.

‘The league is our bread and butter and it is vital that we keep our feet on the ground.’

Goalkeeper Lyall Beazeley and striker Geoff Dunn are back in contention after being cup-tied.

Curtis Da Costa is definitely out after breaking his collarbone.

Simon Chamberlain takes charge for Horndean’s trip to Andover Town in place of the holidaying Craig Pearce.

Chamberlain is hoping to extend his side’s five-game winning run which has taken them joint-top of the league.

‘Things are going very well at the moment and we are confident we can maintain our momentum,’ said Chamberlain.

The visitors include newly-signed goalkeeper Mark Childs in their squad, after he dual-signed with Eastleigh.

Fareham Town are hoping to stage their first home game for six weeks, with Brockenhurst the visitors to Cams Alders (3pm).

‘With the collapsed drain in one corner, it is all in the hands of the weather gods,’ said Reds boss Steve Stone.