Preview: Town v Chagford

Town are back at home tomorrow afternoon against Chagford as they look to make it two wins in a row for only the third time this season.

Form Focus

Town – WDDLD

Chagfod – LLLLL

Chagford, who currenty sit bottom of the table – having conceded thirty three goals in their last six games, will be looking to resurrect their season with a win at Kensham Park.

The last time the two sides went head to head Town were victorious by five goals to one. The game marked the debut of Eliot Acton who off of the bench, scored a brace – inlcluding a thunderbolt from just past the half-way line.

A look at the visitors

Chagford have won just one game this season, drawing three and being on the losing side thirteen times. They have scored twenty four goals whilst shipping sixty seven at the other end.

Eliot White is the clubs leading goalscorer with five goals in fourteen appearances, Wesley Frewin and Daniel Stone both have three to their name.

Team News

Returning to this weeks squad is Owen Buxton, he sat out last weekend through injury. Also coming back is youngster Max Foster and Josh Wright.

There is no Ryan Shrewsberry or Josh England who are both unavailable this weekend.

The squad is as follows:

Rodgers, Reed, Reed, Birley, Buxton, Vincent, Foster, Buxton, Leaney, King, Acton, Piper, Wright, Cottrell, Wright.

Words from the Captain

Speaking on last weekends result, Birley said:

“It was a massive three points for us. We defended really well and took our chances when they came about. We’ve been working really hard on different things in training and it’s quite clear that it’s benefiting us on a Saturday.”

When asked about this weekends game, he added:

“We want to make it two on the bounce. And of course continue what is a fine home record over the last year or so. The boys are hungry for another three points so that’s what we have every intention of winning.”


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