VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH
Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE
Date: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Kick Off: 7.45pm
SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY
Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand)
Concessions – £6 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand)
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.
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