Goalkeeper Nikki Bull was installed as manager on Tuesday 15th December and since then The Gate haven't looked back winning eight of eleven games with a 2-3 victory at Chelmsford City on Saturday pushing them up to sixth place and on the edge of the play-offs. Their only defeat since Brown left the club came in the local derby versus Maidstone United (1-2) on Saturday 2nd January.
DEBUT GOAL FOR DUMAKA
The Stones (Ryman Premier Division Champions for 2015) are currently in second place and are looking good for play-off place. They won 0-1 at Bishops Stortford on Saturday with a debut goal from Dumebi Dumaka who signed from Grays Athletic in the week - The 22 year old striker had scored 23 goals for the Ryman Premier Division side this season and attracted many scouts from football league clubs in the process.
Their next game comes at home to Eastbourne Borough on Tuesday evening whom are in eleventh place at present and drew 1-1 at home to Dartford on Saturday.
The below table shows their form prior to and after the 6th December. Its shows they have improved their goals per game from 1.10 to 1.91, goals conceded per game from 1.63 to 1.00 and their points per game from 0.95 to 2.36. Ebbsfleet United, the title favourites (currently best priced at 1/10) and current league leader's, points per game for the season currently stands at 2.13.
MARGATE'S REMARKABLE CHANGE IN FORM
TOP SHOWS LEAGUE FORM PRIOR TO 6th DECEMBER
BOTTOM SHOWS LEAGUE FORM AFTER 6th DECEMBER