BASINGSTOKE Town go in search of their first league double on Saturday, when they travel to St Ives to face Cambridge City.

It is a real six pointer for the Dragons as they look not to be sucked into an end of season relegation fight in the Southern League Premier Division.

Town beat City 2-1 back in September, when the now departed Romone Rose and Marcus Johnson-Schuster scored.

However, Town have not won since November and this has seen them slide down to 19th in the table just two places above the drop zone, but they still have a 10 point cushion.

Cambridge are one from bottom and have only lost once in their first five outings, so it looks a tough trip for the Dragons, who have Ashleigh Antwell and Dan Collier back from injury, but last week Rose and Richie Whittingham left for National League side Gosport.

Town manager Terry Brown is leaving no stone unturned as he looks for new faces for his side.

Brown said: “Romone and Richie had the opportunity to join Gosport and could not stand in their way. The disappointing thing for me was I was unable to replace them immediately. I will keep searching for an experienced striker and midfielder which I think will benefit this team.

“I will look to put out a practical side against Cambridge as they are a strong physical side. So I am expecting a battle and hope we can get something out of the game ahead on Tuesday’s cup tie.”

On Tuesday night (7.45pm), Town will look to book a place in the final four of the Hampshire Senior Cup, when AFC Stoneham are the visitors to the Ark Cancer Charity Stadium.

The Wessex League Division One side are unbeaten in their last 10 games having won nine of them their last victory being a 5-0 success over Aldershot Town in the Russell Cotes Cup.