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Darlington Football Club

Ray Simpson / 14th September 2021

Quakers on their travels to Brackley

Quakers on their travels to Brackley

Can we upset the second placed club?

Darlington are looking for another confidence boost away to Brackley tonight.

Quakers are in good heart after they came back from 2-2 down to draw at Blyth last Saturday, with Luke Charman and Andrew Nelson on target, but their defending left something to be desired in the opening twenty minutes.

Brackley are currently second in the table, unbeaten in their six league games.

Here's what Darlington skipper Will Hatfield thinks of the game:



League position 22nd

Team news: Brandon Taylor is missing because of illness, otherwise manager Alun Armstrong chooses from a full squad.


Latest results:

September 11th Blyth (away) drew 2-2 Charman, Nelson

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98rpbWT8Xpo


September 4th Bradford PA (home) lost 1-2 Charman

August 30th Curzon Ashton (away) lost 1-2 Cassidy

August 28th v Alfreton (home) lost 2-3 Hatfield 2


Brackley are unbeaten in their six league matches this season, five of which have been won by one goal


League position 2nd

Latest results

11th September Southport (home) won 1-0 Walker

4th September Blyth (away) drew 0-0

30th August Leamington (home) won 2-1 Ndlovu, Lowe

28th August Brackley (away) won 2-1 Lowe, Ndlovu

21st August Alfreton (away) won 1-0 Lowe

14th August Chorley (away) won 1-0 Yusuf


Recent meetings

2020-21 Brackley 2 Darlington 0


2019-20 Brackley 5 Darlington 1 (Thompson)  Darlington 1 (Campbell) Brackley 1

2018-19 Brackley 2 Darlington 4 (Styche 3, Ainge), Highlights https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wINP2VvQOLE

Darlington 0 Brackley 2

2017-18 Darlington 0 Brackley 3, Brackley 3 Darlington 0

2016-17 Brackley 2 Darlington 2 (Thompson, Gillies) Darlington 1 (Thompson) Brackley 0