United dis­patch City again

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Ash­ford United com­pleted their fourth win of the sea­son against City in front of a crowd of nearly 400 at Home­lands on Mon­day.

All the goals came in the first half, as United con­tin­ued to go toe-to-toe with South­ern Coun­ties East League ti­tle ri­vals Crow­bor­ough – 6-2 win­ners at bot­tom club Fisher.

This lat­est win took United’s goal tally against City this sea­son to 11, with the ‘home’ side play­ing their penul­ti­mate game at Kingsnorth, be­fore leav­ing to ground­share with Deal next sea­son.

Rory Hill put United ahead af­ter 24 min­utes, only for City to lose skip­per and de­fender Lau­rence Har­vey, in­jured in the build-up to Matt Martin’s equaliser 10 min­utes later.

He was still be­ing as­sessed and treated, af­ter be­ing car­ried from the field by United goal­keeper Ge­orge Ka­murasi, when Welford took ad­van­tage, restor­ing Ash­ford’s lead five min­utes be­fore the break. Skip­per Stu­art West added the third in stop­page-time.

Lively Hill went close twice, be­fore putting United ahead, charg­ing down City de­fender Chris Web­ber’s at­tempted clear­ance, be­fore pro­duc­ing a calm fin­ish to beat keeper Daren Hawkes. Ka­murasi tipped Martin’s

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