Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Shaw Lane AFC

 

EMIRATES FA CUP SECOND QUALIFYING ROUND

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

Date: Saturday 16th September

Kick Off: 3pm

 

SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY

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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 enter the FA Cup on Saturday as they play host to Shaw Lane AFC of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division.

The Spartans carried on their impressive form on Tuesday evening as they disposed of Chorley. Nathan Buddle headed in his second goal in two games just after the interval and Dan Maguire sealed the points when he slotted home.

Shaw Lane are riding high in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division. The Ducks currently sit in third place behind Witton Albion and the leaders Warrington Town. Shaw Lane grabbed an impressive 3-0 victory at Whitby Town.

 

RECENT FORM (League games)

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IN THE OPPOSITION DUGOUT

Craig Elliott – Appointed as manager of Shaw Lane in February 2014. Initially, there was surprise as Elliott dropped two leagues to take over. However, he has gained successive promotions to take the club in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division.

 

LAST TIME WE MET

Tuesday November 15th – Shaw Lane 2 – 0 Blyth Spartans – Integro Doodson Sports Cup
RECORD AGAINST OPPOSITION

Played – 1

Won –0

Drew – 0

Lost – 1

Scored – 0

Conceded – 2

Posted by Sam Donovan