Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Chorley

 

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH

Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2017

Kick Off: 7.45pm

 

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ADMISSION

Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand)

Concessions – £6 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand)

 

TEAM NEWS

Blyth Spartans play host to Chorley on Tuesday evening looking to extend their winning run to four games and cement their place in the playoff positions.

The Spartans hammered Boston United on Saturday as they scored five goals for the first time this season. Dan Maguire opened the scoring before the lead was doubled by Nathan Buddle’s first of the campaign. Maguire then added his second and completed his hat-trick before the break. Harry Vince and Karl Hawley halved the deficit before Jarrett Rivers sealed the points and make the score 5-2.

Chorley recorded their third successive victory after defeating North Ferriby United 2-0. Jason Walker and Josh Wilson grabbed the goals to lift the Magpies into 10th place.

Both sides are in great form in what promises to be an exciting game.

 

RECENT FORM (League games)

Blyth Spartans – LWLWW

Chorley – DDWWW

 

IN THE OPPOSITION DUGOUT Matt Jansen – More well-known perhaps as a player Jansen played for Crystal Palace, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers amongst others. In the summer of 2015, he replaced Garry Flitcroft.

 

DANGER MAN

Josh Wilson – The striker was the first signing of the summer for Chorley as he arrived from AFC Telford United. Last season, he scored an impressive 16 goals in all competitions.

 

LAST TIME WE MET

Saturday 25th January 2014 – Blyth Spartans 3 – 1 Chorley – Evo-Stik Northern Premier League
RECORD AGAINST OPPOSITION

Played – 14

Won – 9

Drew – 1

Lost – 4

Scored – 27

Conceded – 18

Posted by Sam Donovan