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PREVIEW | Eccleshill United (A)

The Bulls return to league action for the first time in 11 days after last weekend's fixture was postponed.

Floodlight failure once again caused grief at the Forest Town Arena, and the faulty lights forced the visit of Garforth Town to be postponed to a later date.

This time the Bulls hope to complete a three-in-one upon their trip to next opponents Eccleshill: a first away league win, a first league win since August, and a first league double of the season after beating the Eagles 2-0 in the reverse fixture.

Kick-off at the Mitton Group Stadium is 3pm.


Last Time Out

It was another night of frustration in AFC's last time out, taking a point away from Goole despite being 2-0 up within 20 minutes.

Sublime goals from Luke Walker and Ross Duggan gave the Bulls a flying start, but the hosts hit back and eventually levelled late on through joint-manager Terence Barwick.


The Opposition

Having beaten Saturday's hosts in the third league game of the 2019/20 season, the table couldn't look more different than that of August 20th, when AFC's last league win was earned at the hands of the Eagles.

13th-placed Eccleshill will consider themselves heavy favourites having lost just two home games in the league this season, whilst AFC are winless on the road.

Six places and eight points separate the two sides.


Team News

Key midfielder Jamie McGuire is set to return to action for the Bulls after taking temporary charge of Football League neighbours Mansfield Town.

With another unexpected break in the schedule due to the floodlight failure, boss Matt Chatfield hopes to see a few more other faces available for the trip to Eccleshill.


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