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Sittingbourne (0) 1 -v- VCD Athletic (1) 2

Sittingbourne (0) 1 -v- VCD Athletic (1) 2

Report by Tony Rickson

The first promise new manager Chris Lynch made to fans was that his Sittingbourne teams would battle. And how they battled on Tuesday (22nd Janaury) evening, even though they ended up suffering their 12th defeat in the last 13 games. But unlike the previous two games, when they were taken apart, this was a nail-biter and deep into added time Sittingbourne were still piling forward in desperate pursuit of an equaliser.

Local Footballer attracts Premier League Attention

Lex Allan (Right) signs Sittingbourne FC contract with club secretary John Pitts (Left) - Credit: Ken Medwyn (www.sittingbournefc.co.uk)

A local 18-year-old football player is attracting Premier League interest in recent days.

Sittingbourne FC player Lex Allan, who lives on the Isle of Sheppey, is being tracked by top clubs Crystal Palace and Millwall.

Sittingbourne FC Secretary, John Pitts, told SFM News: "Lex is an excellent defender. He has such a great ability for his age"

Lex has also been attracting other rave reviews from the six matches that he has played for Sittingbourne.

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