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MATCH PREVIEW: Info ahead of Monday’s play-off final

Ahead of Monday’s play-off final versus Corby Town, here is some important bits of information you may want to know…

Admission

Adults: £9, Concessions: £6, 12 – 17 year olds: £3, Under 12s: free

NOTE: This is an all pay game. Season tickets, flexi tickets and vouchers are not valid.

Address

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

Match details

The winner of this game will be promoted to Step Three – if the scores are level after 90 minutes, the game will go to extra time. If it is a draw after extra time, then a penalty shootout will take place.

Information regarding entry and crowd arrangements can be found here.

Last times we met

Here are the details of our three encounters with Corby Town this season…

  • 29 September 2018. FA Trophy (Extra Preliminary Round) – Bromsgrove Sporting 1 – 3 Corby Town: In Sporting’s first ever match in the FA Trophy, John Pykett was the goalscorer as the Rouslers bowed out. Read the full match report here. Video footage of that match can be viewed here.
  • 24 October 2018. League – Corby Town 6 – 0 Bromsgrove Sporting: The Rouslers were comprehensively beaten on a night to forget for Sporting at Steel Park. Read the full match report here.
  • 23 March 2019. League – Bromsgrove Sporting 2 – 1 Corby Town: The famous, internet-viral wonder goal from Jason Cowley and a smart effort from John Pykett guided Sporting to their first win of the season over the Steelmen. Read the full match report here. Video footage of that match can be watched here.

Manager’s preview

Manager Bren Kelly’s preview of the game can be read here.

Opposition

  • Corby Town finished 3rd in the league, amassing 77 points (Sporting finished 2nd, 87 points).
  • Home – W15 D0 L4. Away – W9 D5 L5.
  • Before their 5-3 semi final win vs Bedford Town, Corby Town had won four and lost two of their last six games.
  • Including their play-off semi final, Corby have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 20 league games – their last league game without conceding was New Year’s Day, in a 4-0 away win at Yaxley.
  • Elliot Sandy finished as Corby’s top goalscorer on 29 goals (one behind the league’s number one, Jason Cowley). This put him third in the league’s goalscoring chart, with teammates Joel Carta (19 goals, 9th) and Jordon Crawford (17 goals, 12th) also featuring towards the top.

Your support this season has been simply incredible! Lets get the VG rocking one more time – we need you for this massive game, arguably the biggest in our history. Be our 12th man, our extra boost – be outstanding, as you always are.

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