MATCH PREVIEW: Ahead of Today’s Home Match v NEEDHAM MARKET

Ahead of Today’s home league match versus Needham Market (3:00 KO), here are some important bits of information you may want to know…

ADMISSION – PAY ON GATE

  • Adults – £12
  • Over 65s – £9
  • Disabled supporters – £10 (with qualifying ID – check here)
  • 12-17 yr old – £6
  • Under 12s (3–11, with adult) – £1

Card or cash at the turnstiles. Cash only for outdoor food outlets. Card and cash at the indoor bar.

Visitors to the Victoria Ground should be aware of our Code of Conduct.

NON LEAGUE DAY – SPECIAL OFFERS

To mark this year’s Non League Day, we have some special offers for our match against Needham Market at the Victoria Ground.

  • 50% off entry for Premier League and Football League season ticket holders – so the cost is £6. Simply show your PL/EFL season ticket at the turnstile.
  • 50% off entry for 13 – 17 year olds – so the cost is £3.
  • Under 12s will have FREE ENTRY
  • Between the hours of 1pm – 2pm and 5pm – 7pm, there will be 20% off ALL DRINKS.
  • We will be showing the England vs Brazil game in the Rousler Bar after the game.

ADDRESS

The Victoria Ground, Birmingham Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0DR

CAR PARKING

Go here for information.

MATCH SPONSORS

Sponsoring this game is Fascia Fascia.

Fascia Fascia specialise in the installation of uPVC Fascias, Soffits and Guttering. They are a local firm based in Bromsgrove with over 15 years installation experience. As well as serving customers in Bromsgrove, they also service Droitwich, Kidderminster, Redditch, Knowle, Solihull, Worcester and all areas of the West Midlands.

Fascia Fascia have an excellent reputation and are well known for their fast, friendly and professional service. All their work comes with a 12 month Fascia Fascia Parts and Labour Guarantee alongside 10 year uPVC Manufacturer Guarantees.

☎ 01527 877879/07824 826676
✉ info@fasciasbromsgrove.co.uk

PROGRAMMES

Matchday programmes are available for £2 near the main entrance.

  • The usual columns from our chairman and manager
  • Our featured player is Finn Howell
  • The historical match report is from exactly five years ago, when we beat Corby Town 2-1 and Jason Cowley scored ‘that’ goal
  • Our sports therapist Gavin Blackwell’s superb article features, which coincides with his 1000th league game as a ‘physio’
  • The usual set of fiendish questions set by Steve Richards
  • A brilliant and amusing feature on the Non-League Paper page by editor Matt Badcock on match postponements

50/50

Get your 50/50 ticket outside the ground. Just £1 a ticket, with a big prize likely!

KIT FOR THIS MATCH

We will be wearing this season’s Red kit for this match.

LIVE UPDATES

Via our Twitter (@SportingFC), Facebook (Bromsgrove Sporting FC) and Instagram (rouslersofficial).

Twitter will be more in-depth then Facebook and Instagram.

ROUSLER BAR

Plenty of choice and all drinks from soft drinks, spirits, bottles, and draught.

REUSABLE CUPS

Our Sporting reusable cups are now on sale – only £2 per cup and, if you wish, you can take it home if you like!

If you would like your £2 back then simply return it to a member of bar staff in the MAIN BAR prior to leaving – providing it’s not broken, damaged or in poor condition.


GREAT FOOD AVAILABLE


This season, we’ve welcomed Partridge’s Butchers to the Sporting family! They will be overseeing matchday food.

Click here for more information!

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

To take a look at this season’s away fixture in November, click here.
For a list of all of our previous encounters and both clubs recent results, click here.

OPPOSITION

  • League Position: 1st (76 points from 33 games).
  • League Position based on away games alone: 1st (32 points from 17 games).
  • Last five games: 11 points (W3 D2).
  • Last five away games: 8 points (W2 D2 L1).
  • Most Recent Game: 3-0 home win vs Redditch (Tuesday).
  • Most Recent Away Game: 0-0 draw vs Long Eaton (9th March).
  • As mentioned, Needham are top of the league, eight points clear of Mickleover in 2nd, having both played 33 games.
  • They’ve lost three in the league the season (three fewer than the next best sides). These have all been away from home (St Ives, Sudbury and Stratford).
  • They’ve conceded the fewest goals in the league (22 – next lowest is 29) and scored the second most (66, one less than Mickleover on 67).
  • They’ve conceded two in their last five league games – no team has conceded fewer in every side’s last five matches.
  • The St Ives defeat was their most recent loss (27th Jan). Since that, they have gone on a ten match unbeaten run in the league (W8 D2) and a four match away unbeaten run in the league (W2 D2). These two draws are their two most recent matches on the road (the Long Eaton match and Stourbridge, 1-1).
  • Top Scorer (as per the Southern League website): Luke Ingram – 10 goals. Both he and Jamie McGrath have netted in their last two matches.

These stats do not include any games against Nuneaton Borough

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