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Maidstone United: Six things we know about Cheltenham Town’s FA Cup opponents

Maidstone United are currently sitting fifth in the Conference League having won three out of their last three fixtures in domestic competition.

The Stones will be hoping to continue their fine league form going into Saturday afternoon’s FA Cup clash, with The Robins having won just one out of their last four league games.

 

The visitors will be hoping that top goal scorer Joe Pigott can carry on with his fine record after already netting seven goals already this season.

The classy forward will be outlined as the danger man to Cheltenham Town who will look to try and prevent the forward from adding to his impressive tally.

 

Manager of United, Jay Saunders boasts of a solid record since signing for the club back in October 2016.

The 35 year old who signed a new long term contract at the club back in February will be feeling confident going into this weekend’s clash.

 

The away side’s best FA Cup run was back in 1987 where they were beaten in a replay against Watford.

The Potters survived a scare by having come from behind to ensure a 3-1 win over their opponents.

 

Maidstone boast of a fine goal scoring record in all competitions this season having already recorded 23 goals.

Having scored 11 at home and 12 away this season, the team in black and yellow have already proven their attacking prowess in any situation.

 

United boast of a stadium capacity of 4,200 at their Gallacher Stadium where they have played there home games since 2012.

Their record attendance, was back in 2017, where they faced Crystal Palace in a pre season friendly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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