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Apr 6 2012 By Tim Street
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HE admits he's no striker – but Esmond James has warned former club Farnborough he is out to fire them down tomorrow.
The midfielder, who joined Hampton & Richmond Borough from Farnborough earlier this year, has been used by the Beavers as an emergency frontman while Dave Tarpey serves a three-match ban.
With both Joel Ledgsiter and Staurt Duff out for the season, boss Mark Harper was left with only Charlie Moone as a senior striker.
And while James, in his final match up front before Tarpey returns, has yet to notch from his new position, he can think of no better club to break his duck against.
He said: “It's been a bit of challenge playing up front, and I'm still getting used to it – but I'm enjoying it too. I scored tons of goals as a kid in Sunday football, but this is a different ball game.
“It would be great to open my account against Farnborough. I still know a lot of people there, and will be texting their centre-backs to share some banter.
“It was disappointing to be released by them, but these things happen in football and it's water under the bridge now. I'm just concentrating on Hampton, and I know we will stay up.”