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Ollie Humhpries
Ollie Humhpries

Prolific young striker Ollie Humphries has been drafted into the Rocks' first-team squad for the trip to Margate this afternoon.

The striker has been scoring goals for fun for the under-19 side - even scoring seven goals in one game - and has been added to the first-team ranks by Jack Pearce and Robbie Blake for the tough trip to face the mid-table Kent team.

The Rocks have lost the services of both their top scorers in recent weeks - Jimmy Muitt has been absent with a knee injury and Dan Smith has been moved on to Cork City by parent club Pompey.

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Humphries seems likely to be on the bench but his presence in the squad will please fans who have been calling for him to be given a chance.

The Rocks head to Margate in seventh place, two points off the play-off zone.