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Darlington Football Club

Ray Simpson / 12th November 2021

Quakers looking for revenge at Chester

Quakers looking for revenge at Chester

Aiming for a hat trick of wins

Chester v Darlington

Quakers are looking for revenge when they go to the Deva Stadium on Saturday.

The two sides met in the FA Cup in September, Chester scoring a late goal to come out on top.

Quakers are also looking for a hat trick of wins after beating Guiseley and Kettering in their last two matches.

Here's an interview with manager Alun Armstrong about the game:



Team News:

New loan signing from Hartlepool Jake Lawlor is included in the squad

Danny Rose is on loan to us for another two montsh from Grimsby

Luke Charman is suspended, this will be his second game of three.

George Smith is out because of injury

Andrew Nelson is out with a knee injury

Lexus Beeden is on loan to Billingham Town until 24th November

Joey Hope is on loan to Guisborough until 21st November

Danny Ellis is still struggling with an ankle injury. Danny has signed a contract today.

Jack Lambert has signed a contract today.

Midfielder Alex Purver is suspended


League position:  12th  (played 13, won 5, drawn 2, lost 6, goals for 24 against 20, points 17) Three points behind the play offs

Latest results:

November 6th Kettering (away) won 3-1 Lambert, Cooper, Hatfield


October 30th Guiseley (home) won 5-1 Lambert, Cassidy, Hatfield, Mondal, Cooper

October 26th Southport (away) lost 0-3

October 23rd Leamington (home) drew 1-1 Dos Santos

October 16th Chorley (away) lost 1-2 Charman

October 9th Hereford (home) won 1-0 Charman

October 2nd Telford (home) won 3-0 Charman 2, Dos Santos


Chester have lost only once in six home games this season

League position:   13th (played 12, won 4, drawn 3, lost goals scored 22, against 22, points 15)


Recent results:

November 6th Boston (home) won 4-0 Redshaw, Williams, Jolley, Stephenson

October 30th Southport (away) lost 2-3 Dudley, Carver og

October 26th Gloucester (home) won 3-2 Dudley, Grand, Glendon

October 23rd York City (away) lost 0-1

October 9th Kettering (home) drew 0-0

October 5th Marske united FA Cup (home) lost 0-4



Recent matches between the two clubs:

September 2021 FA Cup Chester 1 Darlington 0


January 2020 Chester 3 Darlington 0

December 2018 Chester 3 Darlington 1 (Wheatley)

May 2009 Chester 1 Darlington 2 (Abbott 2)