Chatteris Town FC lost their first pre-season friendly of the summer on Friday night.
The Lilies hosted Ely City at West Street and went down 4-1. They grabbed a consolation at 1-3 when Dodman curled a cross-shot into the far corner.
Team: Packi, Butcher, Howard, Callaghan, Whiting, Hollis, Dodman, Joyce, Blanchflower, Ashley, Smith. Subs: Butler, Brittin, Goodger, Streets, Stacey, Brown, Russell.
Next home games see the youth team against Mildenhall Town Youth tonight (Wednesday, 7.45); and the first team versus Huntingdon Town on Saturday, 3pm.
Key trio Craig Gillies, Ben Matthews and Aidan Hollis are staying at the Kershaw Cambs League Premier Division club.