MATCH PREVIEW | AFC Liverpool v West

Saturday 10th February 2018 (3pm), NWCFL Premier Division
AFC Liverpool v West
Marine Travel Arena, Crosby, L23 3AS
£5 adults, £3 concessions, £2 under-18s

After last weekend’s false start, West aim to get their February underway with the first of two consecutive games against Merseyside opposition. City of Liverpool visit Brookburn Road next Tuesday, but first Steve Settle’s side head down the M62 to take on AFC Liverpool.

West’s season has run in parallel with that of the Reds so far. After strong starts, both sides find themselves hovering over the wrong end of the table after torrid ends to 2017. A first away win since 16th December would create clear daylight between West and the drop zone, while the Reds clambered out of the bottom four last weekend with an invaluable win at Maine Road.

That represented a winning start for new management team Stuart Keir and Ben Williams, appointed following Chris Stammers’ resignation on Christmas Eve, but the duo suffered a blow this week with top scorers Kevin Edgar and Daniel Boden both leaving the club.

At a glance

Reds v West
19th Position 15th
DLWLW Form (all competitions) LLWWL
26 Played 25
7 Won 10
4 Drawn 1
15 Lost 14
25 Points 31
52 Goals for 53
59 Goals against 76
Kevin Edgar (15) Top scorer (all competitions) Tom Bailey (28)
West v Reds (NWCFL era): P11 W2 D3 L6 F18 A26

Last time at Marine Travel Arena

Saturday 31st December 2016, NWCFL Premier Division

AFC Liverpool 3 (Carey 45, Leamey 58, Adegbenro 65)
West 2 
(Shaw 34, Henderson 44)
Att: 152

Getting to Marine Travel Arena

By car
The quickest route from Chorlton to Crosby is via the M62 and takes around 50 to 80 minutes. Please check traffic news before you set off.

By rail
Blundellsands & Crosby station is around half a mile from the ground. From Piccadilly, change at Liverpool South Parkway. See the National Rail website for train times.

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