Ahead of Saturday’s away league match versus Leiston on (3:00 KO), here are some important bits of information you may want to know…
A pitch inspection for this match will take place on Saturday at 8:00am.
Watson and Hillhouse Stadium, Victory Road, Leiston, IP16 4DQ
Any supporters travelling by car should park at The Waterloo Centre, Waterloo Avenue, Leiston. IP16 4HF.
Parking is free of charge andnd can be found towards the rear of the school.
KIT FOR THIS MATCH
We will be wearing this season’s green away kit for this match.
Via our Twitter (@SportingFC), Facebook (Bromsgrove Sporting FC) and Instagram (rouslersofficial).
Twitter will be more in-depth than Facebook and Instagram.
LAST TIMES WE MET
To take a look at the reverse fixture against Leiston, played earlier this season at the Victoria Ground, click here.
To take a look at our last visit to Leiston, in November 2019, click here.
Manager Gavin Hurren’s preview of the game can be read here.
- Leiston are currently 8th in the league, with 35 points from their 22 games (W11 D2 L9).
- In their 22 matches, they have scored 41 and conceded 42.
- They have played 11 home league games, winning seven, drawing two and losing two.
- In these 11 games, they have scored 21 and conceded 15.
- Leiston had gone on a winning run of seven consecutive home league matches. That was until they lost 2-4 to Rushall Olympic (11th December). This was followed by a 1-1 draw versus Stratford Town (14th December).
- Their most recent match was a 3-5 win at Lowestoft Town on 27th December. This brought a winless run of four league matches to an (D1 L3). Prior to the Rushall and Stratford matches, they had lost 4-0 at Hednesford Town and 4-1 at Coalville Town (in all competitions, it was a five match winless run, as they lost 5-1 to Bishop’s Stortford in the FA Trophy).
- Their last home win was the final win of that aforementioned seven match winning run – a 2-1 win versus AFC Rushden & Diamonds on 16th November.
- In their last five matches, they conceded 16 goals, more than any other team in the league in every side’s last five games. They’ve conceded 25 in their last 10 matches (only St Ives Town have conceded more across every side’s last 10 games, with 26 goals).
- Based on every side’s last 10 home matches, only Banbury, Coalville and Alvechurch have a better home record across this period (Leiston have 22 points from their last 10 home matches).
- Their two home defeats were against Rushall (as mentioned) and Redditch (1-2).
- Leiston’s William Davies is the joint second top scorer in the league, with 13 goals (tied with three other players, top scorer is on 16). He scored in the 3-5 Lowestoft win and also scored a brace against Sporting on the opening day of the season.
If you are making the trip, we simply cannot thank you enough! You are always superb on the road and we look forward to seeing you there! Remember, please stay safe too and keep an eye on the pitch inspection result.