United face Maidstone United at the Gallagher Stadium on Saturday in a 3pm kick-off. We take a closer look at the Stones.
Opposition Profile | Maidstone United
Manager: Jay Saunders
Address: Gallagher Stadium, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LQ
Capacity:4,191 (750 seated)
Telephone: 01622 753817
Nickname(s): The Stones
2016/17 Finish: 14th (National League)
After promotion to the National League the Stones flirted with relegation until a run of 8 wins from their final 14 games saw them reach 14th place in The National League.
Last Meeting: Torquay United 0 – 4 Maidstone United 16/12/17 (FA Trophy)
Maidstone progressed in the FA Trophy after goals from Magnus Okuonghae, Reece Prestedge, Joe Pigott, and Tom Wright.
Current position: 18th (P35 W9 D12 L14)
Last 5 National League Matches: LDLLL
The Stones have had their last two games postponed. The first was down to a frozen pitch at Solihull Moors and the most recent came on Tuesday night when the Maidstone first team found themselves stuck on the M25 and were unable to get to the Gallagher Stadium.
The Stones go into Saturday’s match on the back of 3 defeats in a row against Barrow, Boreham Wood, and Tranmere Rovers respectively.
Seth Nana Twumasi (Defender): The former Chelsea youth player went on to play for Peterborough, Northampton Town, Yeovil Town, and Newport County before joining Maidstone in 2016.
Ross Lafayette (Forward): Lafayette joined the Stones on loan from Sutton United in February. He has 1 goal from 4 games so far and Saturday marks the final game in his initial loan move.
Maidstone United Vs Torquay United | 10/03/18 | Kick-Off 3pm | For travel and entry prices click here.