Bromley v Gillingham – Preview
Bromley v Gillingham – Preview

Tuesday night sees National League Bromley take on League one Gillingham in a Kent Derby friendly at Hayes Lane with plenty of familiar faces possibly taking part.

The Gills, managed by former Bromley coach Steve Lovell, could feature Josh Rees and Brandon Hanlan who were both with The Ravens last season and played in the FA Trophy Final back in May. Although the county’s only football league club do also have a game at Faversham Town on the same night.

The Ravens got their pre-season programme off to a good start on Saturday with a 5-1 win over Ashford Utd at Homelands, goals coming from Omar Bugeil x2, Jack Holland, Bobby-Jo Taylor and a trialist. Bromley manager and former Gills player Neil Smith using the game to look at four trialists along with the new first team squad. All of the summer signings featured in the game along with some promising Academy players.

Gillingham started with a 1-1 draw at Folkestone Invicta followed by a 7-1 win at Sheppey United, with Lovell pleased with the progress made so far in the build up to the league kick off on 4th August.

Admission prices for the game are £10 adults and £5 concessions. An adult purchasing a ticket can take two children for free. Kick Off is 7.45pm.