Ghosts expect tight clash

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Fakenham Town and Mildenhall Town have already met twice this season and Ghosts boss Wayne Anderson believes tomorrow’s meeting between the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division sides will be another tight and competitive affair, writes Ed Colman.

The Ghosts go into the away game unbeaten in six league matches and in sixth place in the table following a 2-1 home victory over Wivenhoe Town last weekend; while Mildenhall are sitting in 13th, seven points behind Fakenham but full of confidence following their impressive 3-1 victory over Ipswich Wanderers.

Victory for the Ghosts could see them rise two places to fourth, dependent on other results, and Anderson told the Lynn News that his side’s positive momentum will work to their advantage.

He said: “It is a good run of form that we are on at the moment and we have got ourselves a nice bit of momentum from it.

“When we get in a rich vein of form and are playing well then we can compete with any side in this league and we have shown that by picking up results against the likes of Godmanchester, Newmarket and Hadleigh.

“Mildenhall are going to be a rugged side, that are always tough to beat, especially on their home pitch but if we can get the ball down and play I don’t think that we will have any problems.”

The Ghosts have been boosted by the return of Matthew Gilchrist, but will still be without Matthew Dye and Kyle Plumb who are sidelined until after Christmas with injury.

After a weekend off, Bob Warby’s Downham Town are back in action. The Memorial Field side travel to lowly Leiston Reserves tomorrow and sit in 12th place in the First Division. Town travel to Suffolk in search of their third consecutive league win following victories over Lynn Reserves and Leiston in the reverse fixture.

Paul Hunt’s Swaffham Town, who are chasing promotion to the Premier Division, make the trip to AFC Sudbury Reserves and the Pedlars will be looking to close the gap on the four sides above them.