The Magpies are delighted to formally confirm their pre-season, weekend friendly schedule ahead of the 2017/18 season.
The first fixture will see Dave Cocoracchio's men travel to Whyteleafe of the Ryman League, Division 1 South on Saturday 8 July with a 15:00 kick off with the match taking place on their much lauded 3G surface. On Friday 14 July, it will be another match on a 3G surface when we will 'host' Petersfield Town at the Sussex County FA Headquarters in Lancing. The Rams were in the Evo-Stik Southern League, Division 1 last season (Step 4) but will compete this season in the Sydenhams (Wessex) Football League, Premier Division and provide yet another stern test.
8 days later, Epsom & Ewell will be the side to take on the Senior Team, this time on the new 3G facility at Steyning Town. The Salts had an excellent season last time out finishing 4th in the Combined Counties Premier Division and certainly looking to go further in the forthcoming campaign.
The set of weekend fixtures is completed with a return to Steyning Town on Saturday 29 July, but this time to play the landlords who, after narrowly missing out on promotion to the Premier Division of the SCFL last season, will be strongly motivated to achieve their aims this time around.
These highly competitive fixtures supplement a wider focused pre-season schedule that is designed to ensure that the Magpies are both physically and tactically prepared for the forthcoming season and this will commence with a squad meeting at the club on Thursday 22 June.
More details about the full pre-season schedule will be published here very soon.