Ray Simpson / 24th January 2020

Quakers looking for second big away win of the week

Quakers looking for second big away win of the week

Aiming for eight wins from nine games in 4th v 6th clash

We’re facing another big game when we head to Chester on Saturday.

Chester are in 4th place, and we’re in 6th, three points behind them.

We go to the 1885 Stadium on the back of a great 2-1 win at Guiseley in midweek, given to us by goals from Adam Campbell and Will Hatfield. The result means that we have won seven out of our last eight league games.

Here’s the stats file for Saturday’s game:

Darlington

National League North position:  6th

Away league form:  played 12, won 4, drawn 1, lost 7, goals scored 13 goals against 24 points 13 (out of a total of 42)

Our last seven games:

January 21st Guiseley (away) won 2-1 Campbell, Hatfield

Elliott, Hedley, Watson, Laing (sub G Martin 21) , Storey, Wheatley, Hatfield (sub Holness 85), Rivers, Donawa, Reid Campbell (sub Atkinson 74). Sub: Thompson, Bascome,

Highlights:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw92sdYxwOU

January 18th Alfreton (home) won 3-0 Campbell 2, Donawa

January 11th Harrogate(home) lost 0-2 Trophy

January 8th Solihull (home) won 1-0 Holness Trophy

January 4th Gloucester (home) won 2-1 Reid, Campbell

January 1st Spennymoor (away) lost 1-3 Donawa

December 28th Blyth (away) won 2-0 Donawa, Reid

 

Leading scorers: 13 Adam Campbell, 9 Justin Donawa, 7 Tyrone O’Neill,  6 Stephen Thompson

 

Team News: Right back Luke Trotman and striker Jamie Holmes are both ruled out

Michael Liddle is out for at least a month with a hamstring injury.

Terry Galbraith is out because of an ankle injury.

Louis Laing is struggling with a hamstring injury.

Will Hatfield hopes to be fit after a calf injury.

 

Here's what assistant manager Darren Holloway says about the game: 

https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/daz-all-of-the-games-in-the-run-in

 

Chester

League position 4th

 

Home league form  Played 12, won 7, drawn 3, lost 2, goals for 26, goals against 10  points 24 (out of a total of 45)

 

Last six matches

18th January Leamington (away) drew 0-0

Highlights: http://www.chesterfc.com/2020/01/20/match-highlights-leamington-0-0-chester/

CHESTER FC: Griffiths, K Roberts, Livesey, Jones, Grand, Taylor, Glendon (Asante 64), Stopforth, G Roberts, Jackson, Dudley.

SUBS NOT USED: Burton, Elliott, Ngwatala, Hughes.

11th January Trophy Royston (away) lost 0-3

4th January Guiseley (away) won 1-0 Jones

1st January Southport (home) won 4-0 Grand, Asante 2, Dudley

28th December Curzon Ashton (home) lost 0-1

26th December Southport (away) won 3-1 Waring, Asante, Roberts

 

Managers: Anthony Johnson/Bernard Morley

Squad:

Keepers:  Russ Griffiths, Theo Roberts

Defenders: James Jones, Jamie Morgan, Kevin Roberts, Matthew Thomson, Simon Grand, Danny Livesey, Matty Waters

Midfielders: Cain Noble, Gary Roberts, George Glendon, Craig Mahon, Scott Burton, Gary Stopforth, Bradley Jackson, Elton Ngwatala

Forwards: Matty Hughes, Iwan Murray, Danny Elliott, Anthony Dudley, Lloyd Marsh-Hughes. Akwasi Asante, George Waring

 

Last time we played Chester

Here are the highlights of our 2-0 home win over Chester in December.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNYLoeeOQ70

and Chester's 3-1 home win over us last season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgyNOL_qQT8

 

Ground:

1885 Arena

Bumpers Lane

Chester

CH1 4LT

 

 

MATCHDAY ADMISSION PRICES

(Standing) Harry McNally Terrace

Adult £12

Concessions* £10

18-21 £8

5-17 £3

Under 5s FREE

*Senior citizens / Student card holders / Unemployed with proof of unemployment / Armed Forces

(Seating) Swansway Chester (East) Stand and Swettenham Chemists Community (West) Stand

Adult £15

Concessions* £12

18-21 £10

5-17 £3

Under 5s FREE

*Senior citizens / Student card holders / Unemployed with proof of unemployment / Armed Forces

Please note supporters aged 5-17 and 18-21 should pay on turnstiles as normal, however are requested to have proof of identity or age if asked by the turnstiles operator.

Disabled supporters’ carers will be admitted free of charge.

*NEW* FAMILY ZONE in Swettenham Chemists Community Stand

5-11 £1

Under 5s FREE