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Match preview | AFC Stoneham U18 (H)

By: Tom Berry | @TomBerry95

Dorchester Town Football Club will welcome the players, supporters and officials of AFC Stoneham Football Club Under 18s to the Clayson Stadium for this FA Youth Cup Second Qualifying Round fixture (KO 7:45pm).

Who are The Purples?
The senior club were formed in 1919 and currently play in the Wessex League Premier Division after winning the First Division. Their current Under 18 side play in the first division of the Hampshire County Youth League.

Form guide
The Purples knocked out Christchurch in the First Qualifying Round, defeating them by an impressive 8-0 scoreline.

The Magpies lost their first game of the season on Wednesday as they opened their National League Youth Alliance campaign with a defeat to Andover Town. Previous to this, the side had knocked out Basingstoke Town (1-0) and Alton FC (4-0) in the previous rounds of the competition.

Team news
Magpies Academy from: Fredericks, Howe, Boulton, Frazer, Harrington, Hickman, Nutman, Toland, Ackerman, Brown, Cook, Darlow, McDermott, Steele, Symes, Brazell, Gosney, Leake, Knight.

Admission prices
Adults: £3
U18s: £1

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