Bognor to Rock up at the ProKit

Blues will aim to get revenge for one of their worst performances of the season when they host Bognor Regis Town, on Saturday.

The trip to the seaside in mid-August proved disappointing for Stsortford fans as their team went down 3-0.

That win set the tone for the Rocks upon their return from the National League South, and they are currently third in the table with 49 points from 30 games although the tightness of the division is shown by the fact they are only six points ahead of 11th place Blues.

Their FA Cup run lasted three games as they went out 3-2 at AFC Sudbury in a replay following a 5-0 win at Whitstable Town. In the FA Trophy they progressed on penalties after a pair of 2-2 draws against Bracknell Town but then went out against Walton Casuals.

The south coast club are old rivals of Blues from our Isthmian League last millennium and the early days of Conference South and the scene of some epic away trips.. The Rocks and Blues swapped levels last season but their time back in the second tier proved to be brief as they finished rock bottom (sorry) with just five wins from 42 games.

The last meetings between the clubs prior to August’s disaster came in 2008/9 with Blues winning both games as Bognor finished bottom of Conference South. Despite relegation, crowds at Nyewood Lane were up 9.6 percent to 603 to make them the seventh best supported team in National League South.