Away to Trafford
Quakers are hoping to progress in the FA Cup when we travel to Trafford in Manchester on Saturday.
We are overdue some FA Cup success, but this will be a tricky game against a team that plays two levels below us, and has won twice at home already in the competition this season.
Here’s your stats pack for Saturday’s game
National League North League position: 17th
Away form: Played 5 won 0, drawn 1, lost 4. Goals scored 4, conceded 11, points 1 (out of a total of 11)
Our last six games:
September 14th York City (home) lost 0-2
Elliott, Hedley, Watson, Wheatley, Laing (sub Liddle 56), Galbraith, Rivers, Hatfield, Campbell, Thompson, Holness (sub Donawa 68)
Subs: Bell, Bascome, Holliday
September 7th Gloucester (away) lost 1-2 Campbell
September 4th Blyth Spartans (home) won 2-1 Campbell, Thompson
August 31st King’s Lynn (away) lost 0-2
August 26th Bradford PA (home) lost 0-1
August 24th Altrincham (away) drew 1-1 Campbell
Leading scorers: 5 Adam Campbell, 3 Stephen Thompson, 2 Tyrone O’Neill
Team News: Right back Luke Trotman is ruled out for the season with an achilles problem, while striker Jamie Holmes is out for some months with a cruciate injury. Defender David Atkinson is out for at least two months with an ankle injury.
Defender Louis Laing will have a fitness test on a hamstring injury.
Striker Tyrone O’Neill has been cleared to play by his parent club Middlesbrough.
Defender Michael Liddle suffered no reaction to his injury last week when he came on as sub against York, so he’ll probably start.
Midfielder Will Hatfield talks about the game here:
Here's an audio interview from earlier in the week with Jarrett Rivers
BetVictor North West League position: 13th
Home league form: Played 3, won 0, drawn 1, lost 2 goals scored 1, goals conceded 4, points 1 out of a total of 7
FA Cup results so far:
1QR Bamber Bridge (home) won 3-0 Kenny, Salmon, Babidon
Prelim: Burscough (home) won 2-0 Grimshaw, Palma
Last game: Marske United (home) drew 1-1 (last minute equaliser) Salmon
Team: Cooper, Kenny, Amado, Schofield, Egerton, O’Brien, Mustapha, Davidson, Johnson, Grimshaw, Palma
Subs: Palmer, Salmon, Miller, Rooney, Gabidon
Lewis Salmon, who is on loan from Altrincham, is their top scorer with 6 this season, he scored a hat trick in the 7-2 away league win at Kendal on 3rd September
Manager: Tom Baker – former player at Barnsley, Altrincham, Gainsborough, Halifax and Droylsden.
Now in his fifth year of management having retired from playing because of injury. Guided Trafford to the Integro League Cup last season.
Goalkeepers: Matt Cooper, Jonathan McIlwane
Defenders: Joel Amado, Sam Baird, Sam Egerton, Jack Leigh, Keil O’Brien, Adam Rooney, Harry Sheridan
Midfielders: Ross Davidson, Michael Jones, Darius Palma, Declan Rydings, Tom Schofield, Jordan Wynne
Forwards: Dontai Gabidon, Sam Grimshaw, Jordan Johnson, Lewis Salmon, Laurence Taylor
Admission prices: Adults £8, Concessions £5, Under 18s £2
If you’re not going to the game, follow the match on Darlo Fans Radio, the official website and official Twitter!
If the game ends in a draw, then the replay will be staged at Blackwell Meadows on Wednesday, kick off 7.45pm
Vanarama National League North
Sat, 22nd February, 3pm