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AFC New Fordley v Alnwick Town - Match Preview

May 10, 2019

Alnwick Town travel to AFC New Fordley to finish their 2018/19 season in the Northern Alliance.

Northern Alliance Premier Division
AFC New Fordley v Alnwick Town
Saturday 11th May 2019 - 2:30pm KO
Annitsford Welfare, NE23 7RB


By Ben Swain

Both sides will be looking to climb a place in the table after tomorrow's game, with the teams now level on points in 8th and 9th place respectively.

Alnwick Town found themselves back up into 8th position, having been awarded a 1-0 win and 3 points for their recent game against FC United of Newcastle. The points moved Alnwick above Fordley, and knowing a win would move them back into 7th place to finish the season. A win for the hosts would move them back into 8th position, which Alnwick currently hold on goal difference.

The opposition – AFC New Fordley:
9th - P: 29 W: 12 D: 3 L: 14 GF: 52 GA: 70

Head to Head
Alnwick won the earlier fixture in the league, 2-1.

Current form (1st result is most recent):

AFC New Fordley - DLWWW
Alnwick Town – LLLLL

Alnwick Team News
Samuel Perez is suspended after his red card in the last match.

Ones to watch

AFC New Fordley –
Ross Berkeley:
Scored two off the bench in Fordley’s victory against Seaton Delaval, three games ago. Only made seven appearances so far this season but is clearly making an impact.
Jonny Wilson, Jordan Miller, Scott Brotherick: All 3 players have previously appeared for Alnwick Town whilst in the Northern League and were popular amongst the players and supporters.

Alnwick Town – Leon Midgely: Midgely has been ever present in the starting line-up, bar the fixture against Newcastle University, since his assist providing cameo against Wallington. Midgely has 2 goals and 2 assists in his last five appearances.
 

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