Basingstoke Town traveled to Concord Rangers on canvey Island right on the beach virtually. The journey around the M25 is between 95 and 115 miles depending on which way one goes. The weather was cloudy, and a few heavy spots of rain just before half time. On a cold winter mid week game, it would not be quite such an appealing game to watch.
Jordace Holder-Spooner was taken off to hospital in Southendwith a dislocated shoulder in the first half, and could be out of action for up to 3 months. Jordace Holder-Spooner returned back from Southend on the team bus, making a detour to Southend to collect him and physio Grace Smith.