Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Nuneaton Town

 

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH

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

Date: Saturday 7th October

Kick Off: 3pm

 

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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 entertain Nuneaton Town on Saturday looking to get back to winning ways following successive defeats to Shaw Lane and Kidderminster Harriers.

Spartans lost a 9 goal thriller at Aggborough last time out as they went down 5-4 to Kidderminster Harriers. Braces from David McTiernan and Dale Hopson were not enough to get any points on the board for Blyth.

Nuneaton Town got their first win in 5 as they disposed of Southport by a comfortable 3-0 scoreline. The goals all came from Ashley Chambers as he grabbed his second hat-trick in as many games.

 

RECENT FORM (League games)

Blyth Spartans – WWWLL

Nuneaton Town – DLDLW

 

IN THE OPPOSITION DUGOUT T

Tommy Wright – Initially joined the club as player-coach in October 2016, Wright took over the manager role a few months later and saw an upturn in fortunes. As a player, Wright came through the youth ranks at Leicester City before moving onto Barnsley and Aberdeen.

 

DANGER MAN

Ashley Chambers – Signed by the club in May 2017 following his release from Grimsby. Chambers possesses undoubted quality having come through the ranks at Leicester and indeed made his first team debut aged 15. Chambers has also had spells at York City and Cambridge United.

 

LAST TIME WE MET

Blyth Spartans 2 – 3 Nuneaton Town – Blue Square Bet North – Saturday 28th April 2012
RECORD AGAINST OPPOSITION (as Nuneaton Town)

Played – 2

Won – 0

Drew – 1

Lost – 1

Scored – 4

Conceded – 5

Posted by Sam Donovan