by Robert Lee · 01/08/2021
West are back on the road as we travel to Stockport Town for our second game of the NWCFL season.
Monday 2nd August, 7:45pm
Stockport Sports Village, Woodley, SK6 1QX
NWCFL First Division South
� £5 adults / £3 concessions
West's hard-fought 2-1 win at Alsager Town on Saturday secured a first three points of the season, but in keeping with a hectic opening period of the season - with eight games in August in all competitions - Chris Rowley's side are straight back into action.
Recent games against Stockport Town have been tight affairs, with all three games since August 2019 being decided by the odd goal (two in favour of West, one for the Lions) and the home side will be determined to make amends after dropping points on the opening day. Despite having a man advantage against Abbey Hey for 84 minutes, a stoppage-time equaliser pegged them back at 2-2.
The Lions underwent something of a makeover in the summer, developing intimate links with neighbours Stockport County and announcing former Blackburn Rovers striker and Chorley manager Matt Jansen as their new boss. Midfielder Paul Turnbull was appointed captain after signing from Curzon Ashton, and was followed by a host of players who represented County at youth level last season.
Saturday 3rd October 2020, West 2-1 Stockport Town: West saw off Stockport Town to register three points on the opening day of the NWCFL season.
West line-up: Jones, Tinker, Westall, Taylor, Dibble, Clarke (Gavin 61), Swift, Hall, Heathcote, Davis, Gabidon (Grewal 70). Not used: Delaney, Dale, Kidd.
Scorers: Heathcote 17, Gabidon 40.
By road: Use Lambeth Grove, SK6 1QX for sat-navs. Car park on-site.
By rail: Bredbury station is 0.8 miles from Stockport Sports Village. Trains direct from Manchester Piccadilly. Check Trainline for train times.
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