Bostik Premier: Hendon hope to get back to winning ways against Tonbridge Angels

PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 October 2017

Hendon boss Gary McCann (pic DBeechPhotography)

Hendon boss Gary McCann (pic DBeechPhotography)


Hendon will hope to snap a two-game losing run in the Bostik Premier on Saturday when they host Tonbridge Angels.

Last time out, the Greens were on the wrong side of a seven-goal thriller at league leaders Billericay Town, going down 4-3 away from home.

Ashley Nathaniel-George fired Gary McCann’s men into a third-minute lead at the AGP Arena, before Ricky Modeste levelled for the hosts nine minutes later.

In the 17th minute, Hendon regained the lead when Keagan Cole found the target, though parity was restored three minutes later when Adam Cunnington scored for the Blues.

The Greens fell behind for the first time in the 35th minute when Billy Bricknell scored from the spot.

On the stroke of half time, McCann’s men conceded a fourth goal, with Cunnington the scorer again for Billericay.

Nathaniel-George pulled one back for Hendon in stoppage time at the end of the second half to set up a grandstand finish, but it wasn’t to be for the visitors.

It was the second defeat in four days for the Silver Jubilee Park club, having also lost 1-0 at Enfield Town on October 3.

With a match at home to Tonbridge to come this weekend, Hendon will hope to return to winning ways fast to avoid slipping further down the table.

McCann’s men have a good record in front of their own fans this term, with the Greens yet to lose at Silver Jubilee Park and yet to drop a point at home in the league.

There will be the extra incentive of revenge too this weekend, with Hendon having lost 1-0 at Tonbridge on the opening day of the season in August.

Following Saturday’s game with Angels, the Greens are back at home again next Tuesday when they entertain Needham Market in the league.

Needham will be somewhat green for that game, having not had a competitive match since October 7.

With two games at home this week, Hendon have every chance of returning to winning ways in the league as McCann looks to put the consecutive losses behind the Greens.

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