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MATCH PREVIEW: Info ahead of Saturday’s home game versus Barwell

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


Adults: £10, Concessions: £7, 12 – 17 year olds: £5, Under 12s: free


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

Matchday parking guide

For a guide outlining the places to park (and not to park!) on matchdays, click here

Matchball sponsor

Our matchball sponsor for home games this season is Falcon Contract Flooring

Find them on Twitter – @FalconFlooring and Facebook, at Falcon Contract Flooring

Kit for this match

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

Rouslers Bar

Before the game, why not pay a visit to the Victoria Ground’s Rouslers Bar?

Notice about the Rouslers Bar

After the match, there is a function booked in Rouslers Bar. Therefore, last orders be at 6:15pm, with the bar to be vacated by 6:45pm. We thank fans for their co-operation.

Live updates

Via our Twitter (@SportingFC) and on Goalshouter. Team news, half time and full time scores will also be on our Facebook (Bromsgrove Sporting FC) and our Instagram account (rouslersofficial)

Manager’s preview

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

Last times we met

We last faced Barwell on 29th October 2019, in the Buildbase FA Trophy First Qualifying Round, where the Rouslers were comprehensively beaten 2-7. Shaquille McDonald scored both of Sporting’s goals.

Match report here

Prior to that, we faced Barwell the week before (22nd October), in the league, where goals from Greg Mills, Shaquille McDonald and Mikey Taylor guided Bromsgrove to a 3-1 win.

Match report here

Watch video highlights here


  • Barwell sit 13th in the league table, with 45 points from 31 games.
  • They are on a five match unbeaten run in the league (W1 D4) and have only lost one of their last eight league games (Lowestoft, Home, 0-3). They have only drawn six matches all season in the league.
  • Away from home, they have played 15 games, picking up 16 points (W4 D4 L7).
  • They have drawn their last three on the road, all with a scoreline of 1-1.
  • Their last away league win was on 3rd December 2019 (Stratford Town, 1-5). They have been on a six matchless winless streak in away league matches (D3 L3).
  • They have not scored more than two goals in a league game since 21st December 2019, where they scored four in a 5-4 away defeat to Peterborough Sports.
  • Despite these lack of recent goals, they are the league’s seventh highest goalscorers, with 54 goals, and have two players in the league’s top 12 goalscorers (Brady Hickey – 15 goals, joint 4th & Omotolani Omotola – 13 goals, 12th).

This is our first game of another new month and simply, we need BIG numbers for what is another crucial league match; we are well and truly amidst the business end of the season and each match is HUGE. Come along, make plenty of noise and get that Shed End BOUNCING, in all its glory!

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