Play-off push still alive
teams and they are also playing against each other.
“There are 18 points to play for, and until we are mathematically out of the running, we have a chance.
“We’ve got to keep going in the games we have left and try to finish on a good note.”
Ashford visit Walton & Hersham on Saturday, with Lovell citing the state of their Stompond Lane ground, among other stadiums at the level, as one reason to get out of division.
“When you go to places like Walton, Chipstead and Crowborough, their pitches are a great leveller,” he said.
“That’s one reason to get out of this league. With the way we play football it’s no surprise that a lot of our wins have come at home this season. But we know what we are up against so we will get on with it.”
Danny Lye (calf) looks set to miss the trip after coming off in midweek and top scorer Paul Jones (groin) is also a doubt but Shawn Beveney is available as his three-game ban doesn’t start until April 4.
Ashford players join in the celebrations after Craig Wilkins scored against Fleet last Saturday but it was to prove a disappointing week for Steve Lovell’s men