Halstead Town vs Team Bury- Preview- Thurlow Nunn League First Division- Tuesday 26th September 2017- Kickoff 19:45
How do the two teams fare in their most recent five games in 2017/18?
Halstead have won 3 drew 1 and lost 1 of their last five games. The first of these ended in a 2-1 win in extra time at Long Melford in the FA Vase, with the next two of the five both earning Halstead league wins, as they saw off Little Oakley at home winning 3-2, before winning 2-1 at Halstead Town. However, their brief winning run came to an end for the time being as their penultimate run out saw them defeated 3-2 on the road to Stansted in the Essex Senior Cup. Their last match going into this one, saw them host Stanway Rovers in the FA Vase, with the hosts going through to the next round after running out 2-1 winners.
Meanwhile, Team Bury have won 1 and lost 4 of their last 5 games, with the first the five ending in a 7-0 defeat to Stowmarket Town in the FA Vase, before two back to back away games which saw Bury lose 5-2 to Cornard United in the First Division Knockout Cup and 3-2 at Holland FC in the league. The Blues then played two consecutive home games, as the first of the two saw the ten men hosts defeated 6-0 by Norwich CBS, with the most recent result ending in a 3-1 win over Needham Market Reserves, thanks to goals from Bonham, Robinson and Tuwizana.
The two teams sit in 5th and 18th in the league, respectively. The three points on offer could take Halstead up to 3rd with 21 points, meanwhile a win for Bury could take them up to 17th which would put them on 9 points.
Today’s match takes place at Rosemary Lane, the home of Halstead Town.
The ground address is as follows:
Travel by Car-
If travelling from Ram Meadow, if not skip the first few instructions:
Head south on Cotton Ln toward Mustow St
Turn right onto Mustow St
Continue onto Angel Hill
Continue onto Crown St
Crown St turns left and becomes Honey Hill
Turn right onto Sparhawk St
Continue straight onto Southgate St
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Sicklesmere Rd/A134
Continue to follow A134
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Melford Rd/A131
Continue to follow A131
Turn right onto King St/A131
Continue to follow A131
Turn right onto Butler Rd
Turn right onto Chapel St
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Rosemary Ln
Slight right onto Broton Dr
Destination will be on the left
Halstead Town Football Club, Rosemary Ln, Halstead CO9 1HR
Halstead Town Squad
ALEX JAMES GUNN
Team Bury Squad: