Match Preview | Curzon Ashton v Blyth Spartans

 

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH

Venue: Tameside Stadium, Richmond Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 9HG

Date: Saturday 26th August

Kick Off: 3pm

 

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ADMISSION

Adults – £12

Concessions – £6

 

TEAM NEWS

Blyth travel to Ashton-under-Lyne to face Curzon Ashton on Saturday. Both sides will be looking to bounce back to winning ways after defeats in their last games.

Spartans tasted defeat their first defeat in three games as they went down 1-0 at home to North Ferriby United. Blyth were unlucky to not to be awarded a penalty after Adam Wrightson was bundled over in the dying embers of the game.

The Nash meanwhile were beaten by Tamworth as the Lambs recorded a 4-1 victory. Finding themselves down by four goals, things got worse as Steven Howson was sent off. Niall Cummins grabbed a consolation in stoppage time.

Spartans currently find themselves in 11th place with their hosts occupying the spot immediately above them.

 

RECENT FORM (League games)

Curzon Ashton – WLDWL

Blyth Spartans – LLWWL

 

IN THE OPPOSITION DUGOUT

John Flanagan – Previously in charge of Mossley and Woodley Sports, Flanagan has guided the Nash to 2 promotions and 2 cup finals. He is into his 6th season at the Tameside Stadium.

 

DANGER MAN

Joe Guest – Guest joined Curzon halfway through the 2014/15 season and is a combative midfielder. Guest won the manager’s player of the season award for his performances last season.

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