Farnborough are in action this Tuesday evening as they travel to Nyewood Lane to take on Bognor Regis Town in the Ryman League Premier Division, kick off 7:45pm.
Farnborough’s disappointing start to the Season continued on Saturday, with a 1-4 Home defeat to 2nd placed Dulwich Hamlet.
Spencer Day’s side went in 0-2 down at half time and despite a much improved Second Half performance which saw Tommy Wright grab a consolation, they concede a further two goals to seal the Yellows’ seventh League defeat of the Season.
Defender, Tom Broadbent (back) and midfielder, Perry Ryan (toe) were withdrawn after 24 minutes with injuries and are doubts for Tuesday’s clash.
However, Manager Spencer Day will be looking for a reaction as Farnborough look to climb out of the relegation zone.
Speaking after Saturday’s Home defeat, Day said: “They’ve [Bognor Regis Town] had a fantastic result today [Saturday]. There are an awful lot of [Farnborough] players that are struggling at the moment.
“It’s a fairly long trip down there. We’re certainly racking up the mileage in the next few weeks. We’ll go there as massive underdogs but we’re taking some pluses out of today because everyone saw here today for 25 minutes we played some great football.
“Their keeper’s kept the big gap between them and us at bay. It’s individual errors that are hurting us at the moment. There will have to be changes on Tuesday purely due to the injuries.
Day stressed: “Having to climb mountains every game is something we’ve got to resolve and it doesn’t any harder than going to Bognor [Regis Town] who have just beaten a side that’s second in the Conference South followed by the League leaders away next Saturday. So with our injury list, we’ll have to who’s fit and available.”
Farnborough last time out: Joe Tupper (gk), Marc Ethelston, Chinua Cole, Perry Ryan, Tom Broadbent, CJ Fearn (Capt), Lewis Collins, Matt Bevans, Bobbie Dale, Harry Williams, Tommy Wright, Jack Barton, Dean Joseph-Whittingham, Nicholas Brown, Martin Dynan and Nathan Chambers.
Bognor Regis Town head into Tuesday’s clash in 7th place in the Ryman League Premier Division, with 24 points from 13 games.
Managed by Jamie Howell, The Rooks impressively dumped Oxford City out of the FA Cup at the weekend, with a 4-2 Home victory.
Two goals apiece from Jason Prior and Alex Parsons saw off the National League South side at Nyewood Lane.
Snorre Nilsen netted for Bognor Regis Town in the reverse fixture, with a stunning curling strike from the edge of the box.
Bognor Regis Town last time out: Grant Smith (gk), Harvey Whyte, James Crane, Doug Tuck, Sami El-Abd, Chad Field, Alfie Rutherford, Dan Beck, Jason Prior (Capt), Ollie Pearce, Snorre Nilsen, Gary Charman, Daryl Wollers, Lloyd Rowlatt, Jamie Horncastle, Alex Parsons and Lewis Boulton.
Farnborough won the reverse fixture 2-1 at The Rushmoor Community Stadium
Date: Tuesday 13 October 2015
Kick Off: 7:45pm
Competition: Ryman Premier League Division Fixture
Stadium Address: Bognor Regis Town Football Club, Nyewood Lane, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 2TY.
Admission prices for both home and away supporters are:
- Adult (including Senior Citizens) £10
- Children (under 18) and Students with valid ID £3.
* ID with proof of age may be required. There is also a £1 transfer charge to the seating area in the main stadium building.
FaST Supporters Coach
Please note that FaST will NOT be running a Supporters Coach to this game, due to a lack of bookings.
From Chichester and the A27 – take the A259. One mile after entering Bognor, turn right into Hawthorn Road.
Take 7th left turning into Nyewood Lane. Ground is 150 metres on right.
From East, follow sea front westward from pier, passing Royal Norfolk Hotel. Go across traffic lights and take second right into Nyewood Lane. Ground is 800 metres on left.
For supporters there is ample parking available either in the Bognor Sports Club car park, from where there is an entry into the ground, or in Nyewood Lane itself together with adjoining streets.
The bar in the clubhouse will be open from two hours before kick-off for supporters and will remain open after the match.
Enjoy the game!
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