Sports on the Road – Stafford Rangers (A) Match Preview

Mickleover Sports will be looking to take confidence from last Fridays 3-2 victory over North Ferriby United as they travel to Marston Road in a very difficult looking fixture away to Stafford Rangers. Rangers have of course been as high as the National League in their history and after a bad period which saw them relegated to Step 4, have now established themselves back at Step 3 and will be looking to be challenging again this season for a promotion spot. Sports however will be keen to grab a first away win to get a good run going into September and that clash with Buxton at home.

It wasn’t a successful trip to South Shields for Rangers as they went down 3-0 to the side from the North East in front of over 1,600 people. South Shields are themselves a promotion contender so there is no shame in losing at a very difficult ground. Stafford will now be looking forward to returning to home territory to get back on track.

Tom Burgin is a definite absentee with Jake Scott, who played no part on Friday, also remains a slight doubt. Mason Warren will be pretty much certain of a starting spot after impressing against North Ferriby. Everybody else is presumed fit and rating to go should they be selected.

The game is taking place with a 3pm kick off at Marston Lane, Stafford, ST16 3UF. Admission Prices are set at £10 for Adults with Concessions at £7. Under 16’s are only £1. There is a further £2 charge should you wish to have a seat in the Main Stand at the side of the pitch. Refreshments, Hot Food and Match day Programmes will of course be on sale around the ground.

Then no need to worry, Press & Media Officer Sam Goldsworthy will be at the game keeping you up to date via the usual platforms of Twitter & Facebook, with match reaction on Mickleover Sports TV (Youtube) after the game!

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