Drury set to start against Ebbsfleet

Midfielder Andy Drury is expected to be back in the Boro starting XI tonight for the visit of Ebbsfleet United. The midfielder was on the bench for the 0-0 draw against Barrow at the weekend as manager Graham Westley tries to nurse the former Lewes man b

Midfielder Andy Drury is expected to be back in the Boro starting XI tonight for the visit of Ebbsfleet United.

The midfielder was on the bench for the 0-0 draw against Barrow at the weekend as manager Graham Westley tries to nurse the former Lewes man back to full fitness following his injury problems over the summer.

But Drury is likely to come back into the side for the visit of Liam Daish's side, who are also yet to notch up a win this season.

Charlie Griffin is a major doubt for Boro after coming off injured at the weekend with Chris Beardsley, Yemi Odubade and Peter Vincenti all vying to be his replacement while it would be a surprise if Stacy Long was not included against the club he left this summer.


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Ebbsfleet endured a traumatic summer but managed to hold Kidderminster to a draw at Stonebridge Road on Saturday thanks in large part to the performance of England C goalkeeper Lance Cronin.

The 23-year-old was one of the few who decided to stay at United and he is hopeful his new-look team-mates can settle quickly.

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"We're only three games in and it looks like we've been together for a season or even longer," Cronin told BBC Radio Kent.

"Come Christmas time everyone will have a lot of games under their belt and they'll be really confident.

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