MATCH PREVIEW: Info Ahead Of Today’s Home Match Vs St Ives Town

Ahead of today’s Pitching In Southern League Premier Central match versus St Ives Town (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.

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), Facebook (Bromsgrove Sporting FC) and Instagram (rouslersofficial).

NOVEMBER PLAYER OF THE MONTH

Midfielder Jack Newell will receive his Player of the Month award for November before the game.

LAST TIMES WE MET

To take a look at our most recent encounter against St Ives Town, a 2-2 draw last month, click here.

MANAGEMENT PREVIEW

Manager Gavin Hurren’s preview of the game can be read here

SANTA AT THE VG – LAST CHANCE TO BUY TICKETS!

Today is the last chance to get your tickets for our Santa Extravaganza at the VG from behind the bar! It takes place on Tuesday 21st December and tickets cost just £5 for children – adults go free!

CLUB SHOP – IDEAL FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS!

Open from 10am. Please wear a face covering inside as per current guidelines (facemasks are on sale by the way). Maximum three customers inside at any one time.

GREAT FOOD AVAILABLE

We have a range of tasty food available from the food bar (approximately 20 metres to your right as you enter the turnstiles).

  • Burgers
  • Bacon Rolls
  • Chips/Cheesy Chips
  • Sausage and chips
  • Pies
  • Hotdogs
  • Condiments including gravy and curry sauce
  • Hot and cold drinks

OPPOSITION

  • St Ives Town currently have 20 points from 21 games (W5 D5 L11). They sit in 16th place, scoring 29 goals and conceding 55.
  • They have played nine away league games, picking up six points (W1 D3 L5). In these, they have scored 12 and conceded 22.
  • Their sole league win on the road was a 3-1 win at Stourbridge, back on 21st August.
  • The draws were at Needham Market (1-1), Alvechurch (1-1) and, their most recent away match, Lowestoft Town (2-2).
  • Despite their league position, they are currently on a three match unbeaten run, which includes a 2-2 draw against Sporting, the Lowestoft draw and an incredible 2-1 win at home to Banbury United, which inflicted their first loss of the league season (in what was their 17th game).
  • They have conceded the most goals in the league, with 55 in 21 (Lowestoft Town are the next worst, with 48 in 21). They also have the league’s worst goal difference, with -26 (next worst is Lowestoft Town with -24).
  • They have gone eight games without keeping a clean sheet (nine if you include a 2-0 FA Trophy defeat to Needham Market). Their last clean sheet was a 1-0 win at home to Hitchin Town on 19th October.
  • Scoring goals is less of an issue for them – with 29 in 21, they sit 11th in the league in terms of most goals scored.

If you are coming to the game, get behind the lads and support them in this crucial match! Your support is huge to the team and we want YOU to get the VG rocking in the last home game before Christmas!

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