Maidstone United XI 1 Whitstable Town Under 21’s 0

Pre-Season Friendly

Tuesday 29th July 2014

The first pre-season game of the season versus Maidstone for the u21 squad finally arrived and after a number of weeks of selection we were finally able to see how the boys have shaped up so far. A promising performance by all bearing in mind none of them have played together yet this season and also the fact that most of them are u18 players. Our game objectives were set out and on the whole we achieved them although we are still a work in progress with regards to a competent efficient team that can both compete in the league and develop players into the first team. Some of the senior players from last year had first team duties at Thamesmead and this gave younger players the opportunity to show their stuff.  A good solid performance by every player in a game we dominated and created numerous chances but could not convert losing to the goal scored by our mistake and Maidstone’s only shot a bit of a damper to a positive start. The squad knows they should have done better and in time I can see them growing from strength to strength.