MATCH PREVIEW: Info ahead of Saturday’s visit to Needham Market

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


Bloomfields, Quinton Rd, Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8DA

Important information (including ticket prices, entry details and COVID-19 guidelines)

CHILDREN 12-16: £1

Entrance to the ground is as normal (through the main gate) and is pay at the gate.

Needham Market have said that face masks must be worn around the ground. As well as this, temperatures will be taken prior to entry and the Rule of Six must be adhered to

All COVID-19 guidelines and details can be found on Needham Market’s website – here.

Kit for this match

We will be wearing this season’s away green & white striped 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

– 14/12/19: Needham Market 0 – 3 Sporting. Report here. Video highlights here (courtesy of Needham Market).
– 28/09/19: Sporting 0 – 1 Needham Market. Report here. Video highlights here

Management preview

Assistant manager Andy Mason’s preview of the game can be read here.


  • Prior to the 2019/20 being expunged, Needham Market were sitting 13th, with 48 points from 33 games (Sporting were fourth, 57 from 32).
  • They have made a flying start to this season, finding themselves in 2nd place, with 11 points from 5 games (W3 D2).
  • Three homes game thus far have produced three wins, scoring at least three in all of them (Lowestoft Town 3-1, Royston Town 3-1, Stratford Town 4-2)
  • They are the league’s top scorers, with 12 goals.
  • Ben Fowkes is their top scorer in the league this season, with four goals thus far.
  • Recent results have included a 1-1 draw at Banbury United (Saturday) and a 3-1 win over Lowestoft Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup Final First Leg (Tuesday).

If you are making the trip to Needham Market – we salute you and cannot thank you enough – our away support is always superb and if that could continue, in these times, that would be brilliant! Just remember to adhere to the COVID-19 safety regulations. Thank you!

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