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PREVIEW | Holmer Green vs Shrivenham

Shrivenham will go in search of their first league win in over a month tomorrow afternoon, when they travel to Holmer Green for the first time in a Pinpoint Marketing sponsored fixture, kick off 3pm.

Without a league win since September 4, Gareth Davies men face a 57 mile journey to Buckinghamshire tomorrow afternoon, to take on Chris Allen’s seventh placed side in what will certainly be another tough test.

While Shrivvy’s points return may not have matched the sides overall performances this season, manger Gareth Davies has moved to strengthen his options following the disappointing exit from the FA Vase and six points thrown away against Abingdon United and then Brimscombe & Thrupp in recent weeks, but despite a comfortable if unassured win over Uhlsport League One East side Long Crendon last weekend, you can’t help but feel that things are not far off clicking in to place.

ON RECORD

Holmer Green enter the game in 7th place in the standings which is the highest placement of any of this seasons “new boys” in the league, with 16 points from 11 games, however they do enter the fixture on the back of three straight defeats [6-0 away at Wantage Town, 1-2 at home against Tuffley Rovers and 1-0 away at Abingdon Town].

Jamie West is the club’s current top goal scorer with 4 from 10 games, while Dean Munday is only just behind him with 3 from 13. 

Jonathan Cox is the player leading the sides’ appearance chart, with 14 games so far this season.

Jamie Britnell is the only player to have seen red so far this term, with 1 (and 1 yellow), while Curtis Stone has 3 of the sides 16 yellow cards to date. 

FORM

As already mentioned, Holmer Green enter the fixture on the back of three straight defeats, however this is their longest losing run of the season so will be expecting to bounce back and snap the run before it gets any longer.

On average, our hosts score 1.07 goals every game and concede 1.57.

Holmer Green from:  GK:  Aaron Brown and Tom Wilson.  DF:  Michael Duffy, Dan Hunt, James Jarrott, Dean Munday, Ryan Parsons and Mason Scott.  MF:  Jamie Britnell, James Burrell, Jonathan Cox, Tom Fifield, Gary Lines ©, Curtis Stone, Anthony Tyson and Matt Wooster.  FW:  Pawel Kotwica, Dean Powles and Jamie West.

Shrivenham from:  GK:  Dan Lawrence.  DF:  Scott Chillcot, Aaron Dainton, Macauley Dodson, Steve Hall, Chris Jackson and Sam Ockwell ©.  MF:  Nathan Blackford, Joe Broadbank, Luke Cordery, Josh Gregory, Josh Morse and Ryan Stanners.  FW:  Dan Drewett, Matty Horsell, Sean McKeon, Lewis Petrie, Jamie Prictor, Danny Hale, Mani Roper and Lewis Waldon.

IN CHARGE

Chris Stobart has been named as the referee for the fixture, and he will be assisted by Adam Jackson and Geoff Baldock.  Tom Munt is the fourth official.

LAST TIME

This is the first time the two sides will have met this season.

TICKETS

Walk up tickets are available at the gate on the day of the match but there is no available details as to entry prices listed on the Holmer Green website.

OTHER UHLSPORT PREMIER LEAGUE FIXTURES

Ardley United vs Fairford Town

Binfield vs Bishops Cleeve

Flackwell Heath vs Brackley Town Saints

Lydney Town vs Abingdon United

Reading City vs Brimscombe & Thrupp

Tuffley Rovers vs Virginia Water

Wantage Town vs Royal Wootton Bassett Town

Windsor vs Ascot United

OFFICIAL GAME SPONSOR

Pinpoint Marketing have opted to sponsor the fixture for our hosts so we’re thrilled to be able to give them a little additional promotion ahead of the game.

Pinpoint Marketing is an independent marketing consultancy specialising in working with small businesses to provide realistic and effective marketing help to grow and develop businesses.  They understand the small business market with all its constraints and opportunities.

Based near High Wycombe, they help small businesses with support and advice, training and marketing consultancy and you can find out how they can benefit your brand by visiting their website at pinpointmarketingconsultancy.co.uk or by contacting them on 07523 569 288 today!