MATCH PREVIEW | West v Squires Gate
Saturday 30th March 2019
Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 8FE
NWCFL Premier Division
£5 adults / £3 concessions / free for under-12s
West will look to launch what would be a miraculous escape act when they welcome Squires Gate to Brookburn Road.
Hanley Town’s midweek win at Irlam left West in a critical position, six points adrift of safety with five games remaining. With Hanley out of action this weekend, David Powell’s side cannot afford any result other than a win against Gate if they are to maintain their hopes of Premier Division football next season.
Squires Gate, on the other hand, have enjoyed a comfortable season and look to be finishing strongly, losing only once in their last eight fixtures. They claimed a creditable point at 1874 Northwich last weekend as they aim to secure what would be a first top-ten finish since 2015.
West and Gate have already met twice this season – West fell at the first FA Cup hurdle on a dire August afternoon at Brookburn Road, but claimed some revenge on the Fylde coast a month later when Saul Henderson’s last-minute winner clinched a 1-0 away win.
At a glance
|LLLLD||Form (all competitions)||DWWWD|
|Joe Shaw (8)||Top scorer (all competitions)||Richard Seear (19)|
|West v Squires Gate (NWCFL era): P13 W4 D3 L6 F26 A19|
|29/9/2018||NWCFL Premier Division||A||0-1||Henderson||50|
|11/8/2018||FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round||H||2-3||Shaw, Henderson||214|
|10/3/2018||NWCFL Premier Division||A||1-2||Bailey 2||60|
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