Time to Climb the Table: Farsley Celtic (H) Match Preview

Let’s all forget about the doom and gloom of Brexit for a bit and get back to the football! In what is a very special fixture for Sports, with the link with Derby University being shown with reduced admission, Sports will hope to put on a decent performance and begin December with three points. Derby University students and staff are being offered £2 admission to this Saturdays game with West Yorkshire side Farsley Celtic. With boss John McGrath managing the Derby Uni Men’s team and three players currently playing for Sports from that team, it shows what a fantastic partnership both parties have. However Farsley Celtic are currently 4th in the table and only lost three games all season so Sports are in for a tough game here.

Farsley Celtic caused a massive shock in The FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round last weekend, defeating Alfreton Town 2-0 away from home. Goals from Nathan Cartman and James Spencer in the first half saw Celtic progress to set up an away tie to National League North side AFC Telford United. After Sports wash out with Belper United, Sports last match was the 1-1 draw with Hednesford Town at Keys Park. Nathan Jarman with the injury time spot kick.

Niall Dorran is the only one confirmed as ruled out. Everyone else is presumed fit and available if selected.

The game is a 3pm Kick Off at the Don Amott Arena on Station Road, Mickleover, DE3 9FB with Admission Prices set at £10 Adults, £7 Concessions and £2 for Under 16’s. Burton Albion Holders are being encouraged to come along to support their local non league side with reduced admission of £7 on production of their club’s season ticket at the turnstile. The bar and snack van will be open as usual serving hot and cold drinks and food before during and after the match. Your new look Sports Report Match day Programme will also be on sale at the turnstile for only £2! This features the thoughts of Chairman Don Amott and Manager John McGrath plus all your usual content.

Then no need to worry, Press & Media Officers Sam & Kerry 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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