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

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

Admission

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

Address

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

Foodbank collection

At this match, we shall be collecting for the local foodbank, to help those in need.

Food items should be non-perishable and can be left at the market stall by the turnstiles. If anybody delivers to the Victoria Ground on non-match days, then donations can be left by the middle turnstile gates on the inside of the ground.

For a list of what to donate, 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?

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 time we met

We last faced Hitchin Town on 12th October 2019, in the league, where the two teams played out a 2-2 draw. Sporting goals that day were a Richard Gregory penalty and a stunning Shaquille McDonald free kick.

Match report here

Watch video highlights here

Opposition

  • Hitchin Town are currently 17th in the league table, with 33 points from 29 games.
  • They have played 15 away games, amassing 16 points (W4 D4 L7).
  • In 2020, they have beaten Peterborough Sports (0-4) and Stourbridge (1-2) on the road. In recent away games, they have drawn 3-3 at Stratford Town and lost 1-0 at league leaders Tamworth.
  • Hitchin’s two other away league came in November; St. Ives Town (0-3) and Redditch United (0-2).
  • They have only lost one of their last five matches (W2 D2 L1). These are comprised of the Peterborough Sports win, Stratford Town draw and Tamworth loss, plus a 3-1 win versus Alvechurch and a 0-0 draw with Banbury United (both at home).

Quite simply, we need you to turn out for what is another crucial league match; we are in the business end of the season and each match is absolutely HUGE. Come along, make plenty of noise and get that Shed End ROCKING once again!

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