CONCORD will bid to move to within three games of successfully defending the Essex Senior Cup when they host Grays this evening.

The 2014 champions welcome the 2013 losing finalists to the Aspect Arena for round four tie which will kick off at 7.45pm.

Athletic arrive on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Ryman Premier leaders Margate on the weekend.

Concord’s confidence will be high after a 4-0 victory against Vanarama South leaders Boreham Wood on Saturday.

The Blues are managed by Jody Brown and have former Concord keeper Lamar Johnson in their squad.

Admission is £5 for adults, £2.50 concessions and under-16s will be admitted for free.