Saturday 13th July 2013 ko 15.00
ERITH TOWN 1 (Quartey 21)
THURROCK 3 (Griffin 25 Grimaldi 67 Perkins 90)
Played at Badgers Sports & Social Club, Eltham (Cray Valley Paper Mills FC)
If my first game had a tough of the agricultural about it, then the second was definitely suburban! A quick blast along the A20 changed the locale completely, although there’s no lack of open spaces, the Civil Service Sports Ground is the other side of the road after all.
Its been a few years since I saw Erith at their home ground, The Erith Stadium. It’s not ideal, being first and foremost an athletics stadium, so the uncovered seats were a long way from the action, and the necessity to have a players tunnel made ground grading difficult. The seats did get covered, but nevertheless the club decided to move and groundshare at Cray Valley for this coming season. Continue reading