MATCH PREVIEW | Burscough v West

Key details

📅 Saturday 16th March 2019
⏰ 3pm
📍 Victoria Park, Bobby Langton Way, Burscough, L40 0SD
🏆 NWCFL Premier Division
🎟️ £6 adults / £4 concessions / children free with adult
🚆 Burscough Bridge (0.2 miles)

Match preview

West travel to Burscough as they aim to close the gap on their relegation rivals.

Hanley Town’s win over Abbey Hey last weekend, coupled with West’s inactivity, means that Hanley now sit four points above David Powell’s side, though West do have a game in hand.

Burscough shook off an unsteady start to the season to establish themselves in mid-table, but their form has dropped off since the turn of the year – they have only won twice in 2019, beating West at Brookburn Road in January and routing a faltering Barnoldswick Town 5-0 at the start of March.

The Linnets can count on the Premier Division’s third-top goalscorer in Chad Whyte, whose 32 goals in all competitions is bettered only by Charnock Richard’s Carl Grimshaw and Barnoldswick’s Zack Dale.

At a glance

West v Burscough
19th Position 10th
WLLLL Form (all competitions) DLDWL
31 Played 30
7 Won 12
3 Drawn 8
21 Lost 10
24 Points 44
41 Goals for 64
77 Goals against 56
Joe Shaw (8) Top scorer (all competitions) Chad Whyte (32)
West v Linnets (NWCFL era): P4 W2 D0 L2 F10 A14

Recent meetings

Date Competition Venue Result West scorers Attendance
5/1/2019 NWCFL Premier Division H 1-4 Faux 333
16/12/2017 NWCFL Premier Division A 4-5 Bailey 2, Woods, Shaw, Tinker 101
3/10/2017 NWCFL Premier Division H 4-3 Steer, Evangelinos 2, Bailey 135

 

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