St Albans City suffer narrow defeat to Maidstone United - pictures
PUBLISHED: 11:34 19 October 2015 | UPDATED: 11:47 19 October 2015
It was a case of so near yet so far for St Albans City on Saturday.
Maidstone United v St Albans City
Scott Thomas takes on Jamie Coyle in the middle of the park
Louie Theophanous has a shot as Jamie Coyle charges in
Louie Theophanous produces the best chance for the Saints in the first half at the Gallagher Stadium
Luke Allen in action against Maidstone United
Lee Chappell slips past Matt Modkin
Scott Thomas lays the ball upto Lee Chappell
No way through for Graeme Montgomery as the Stones remains strong against the advances of the Saints
Darren Locke getting to grips with Jay May
Sam Akinde is unable to put the ball into the back of the net as Manny Parry clears the loose ball
Joe Healy has an unchallenged header infront of Joe Welch's goal
Harry Crawford's looping shot came back off the bar in the last minute
John Kyriacou powers past Alex Osborn
Their performance away at Maidstone United warranted at least a point but a late goal snatched their reward from their grasp.
The 1-0 defeat in the Vanarama National League South clash was watched by a crowd of 2,103.
And among them was photographer Leigh Page who captured these shots.
Attention turns to the FA Cup this Saturday when the Saints entertain Weston-super-Mare at Clarence Park, with a 3pm kick-off.
To the winners goes the glory of a place in the first round proper and the potential of a money-spinning tie against the likes of Sheffield United, Wigan Athletic and Coventry City.
Joint-manager Jimmy Gray has said the supporters will make a big difference and hopes for a big crowd.
All supporters should pay on the day.
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