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Camberley Town

We're on the way to Camberley!

The town: Town in Surrey's north west corner originally built for its proximity to Sandhurst Military Academy. The name derives from the "Cam" stream which runs through the town (mainly underground), "Amber" Hill in the local area and "ley" meaning a clearing in the woodland - in the film version of Lord of the Flies, Piggy gives an incorrect version of this.

The ground: Krooner Park, Wilton Rd, Camberley GU15 2QW. Pretty decent for Combined Counties level with a tidy main stand and a long covered terrace at one end.

Directions: A short drive from junction 4 of the M3, it should take about 45 minutes from Kingston if the traffic isn't too bad. Camberley station sits on the Ascot-Guildford branch line and is awkward to get to by train so the better option by public transport is to go from Surbiton to Farnborough (30 minutes) and then take the number 1 bus to the Royal Standard (about 15 minutes). The bus runs every ten minutes before the game and every 20 afterwards.

Our record there: Our last competitive visit was back in 1997, when we lost 2-1 in the Ryman League Cup despite a Dave Leworthy strike. The enigmatic Phil Williams scored both goals in a 2-2 friendly draw in 2008.

Players to watch: Steve Duff has five goals this season including netting twice from outside the box in a recent win over Sutton Common Rovers, one a slotted finish and one a deflected free-kick. Their most notable former player for us is Tim Sills, who started his career at Camberley before going on to join Basingstoke and then Ks.

Recent form: Camberley are midtable in the Combined Counties Premier which ought to make us a strong favourite but then the same could have been said for our trip to Chertsey two seasons ago before an embarrassing exit.

Crowd: Not quite sure what to expect with figures being hard to find online but Camberley are one of the more long-established clubs in the Combined Counties and will be keen to pull an upset over Ks.

Drinking: The Royal Standard is a Greene King pub round the corner from the ground featuring a dart board and a pool table. Camberley and Farnborough town centres offer alternative options, while those with a bit of time and a fondness for real ale could take in the Prince of Wales, a popular local pub about a 15-minute walk from Farnborough station and then similar back to the bus stop.

Eating: The Royal Standard does typical pub grub and the parade of shops near the ground includes Pizza Hut, a chippie and three curry houses.

Published Sunday 21st October 2018