MATCH PREVIEW: Info Ahead Of Saturday’s Home Match Vs AFC Rushden & Diamonds

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

ADMISSION – PAY ON GATE

  • Adults £12
  • Over 65s £9
  • 12-17 yr old £6
  • Plus… KIDS FOR A QUID! (3 – 11, with adult)

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

MATCH SPONSORS

We welcome Sporting superfan Jonathan Badger and guests for a belated birthday present – it was originally planned just as a lockdown came down on us! They will be choosing their Man of the Match at the end of game. 

ADDRESS

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

KIT FOR THIS MATCH

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

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)

LAST TIMES WE MET

– To take a look at our three previous encounters against AFC Rushden & Diamonds, click here

MANAGEMENT PREVIEW

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

OPPOSITION

  • 2020/21 season (at point of expunging). 13/22. P7 W2 D3 L2.
  • 2019/20 season (at point of expunging). 11/22. P30 W14 D7 L9.
  • AFC Rushden & Diamonds currently have three points from their opening two games.
  • These matches were at 2-1 home win vs Coalville Town and, prior to that, a 2-0 defeat at Banbury United.
  • Their win over Coalville saw goals scored in the 3rd (Liam Dolman) and 92nd minute (Joel Gyasi).
  • In their four away matches of the expunged 2020/21 season, they failed to muster a win (D2 L2). The draws came at Nuneaton Borough (1-1) and Leiston (2-2). The defeats were against us (1-0) and Coalville (4-1)

If you are coming to the game, get behind the lads and make the VG a fortress – your support is a massive boost and we will need it if we are to follow on from last Saturday’s victory! We look forward to seeing you there!

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