It’s The Mackerels second home game in four days, after they picked up a win against lowly Brightlingsea Regent 3-0, and Hinshelwood’s squad is looking relatively healthy with the return of two key players.
“A couple of the lads have some knocks that will need assessing in the morning, Marvin’s got a slight hamstring problem but we’ve got Mason Doughty and Alex Parsons who are back available to us.”
Visitors Carshalton, who were drawn a home tie against Boston United in The First Round proper of the FA Cup last night, currently sit in 9th position on 18 points having most recently beaten Dagenham and Redbrige 2-1 in the final qualifying round of the competition on Saturday, and Hinshelwood is aware of the big challengers The Robins will bring.
“It’ll definitely be one of our toughest tests of the season, they’ve got a lot of quality and come to us on the back of great result this weekend, we’ve had some tough games with them over the years and this will be the same.”
Last season’s meetings between the sides saw Worthing come from a goal down to win 2-1 thanks to two second half goals from David Ajiboye one minute apart from each other, before a six-goal thriller at Woodside Road back in February of this year with Jalen Jones rescuing a point for Worthing to draw the game 3-3.