HAMPTON & Richmond Borough are sweating on the fitness of Craig Tanner and Dean Inman ahead of tomorrow’s trip to play-off chasers Chelmsford.
Centre-back Inman limped off during the Beavers’ 3-1 defeat at Woking on Tuesday night, while left-back Tanner has been suffering from a groin strain – the same injury which has kept Nathan Collier sidelined for the past few weeks.
Centre-back John Scarborough remains a long-term absentee as he awaits an MRI scan on his knee injury, but James Simmonds could return to the squad.
The former star of Glenn Hoddle’s Spanish academy managed just three games after joining Hampton earlier this month before suffering an ankle injury.
Striker Leon Yarnie staked his claim for a starting place after scoring within two minutes of his debut after coming on at Woking on Tuesday night, having returned from a loan spell at Walton Casuals.
Hampton have yet to play Chelmsford this season, having knocked them out of last season’s Blue Square South play-offs at the semi-final stage. While the Essex side are once again in play-off contention, sitting second behind champions Newport County, Hampton are 17 th .