ALFRETON TOWN v EBBSFLEET UNITED PREVIEW
Monday Mar 11, 2013
Alfreton Town return to the Impact Arena on Tuesday night when Ebbsfleet United are the visitors for a Blue Square Bet Premier Division game which kicks-off at 7.45pm.
Reds boss Nicky Law will be without captain Darran Kempson who exited last Saturday's drawn game at Tamworth early after picking up a groin strain. Also missing still is goalkeeper Phil Barnes who is still recovering from a torn thigh muscle and Theo Streete who completes a four-game suspension.
The Reds boss will also have the services of latest emergency loan signing, central defender Jordan Rose from AFC Telford United, available for the game.
Law will be looking for his side to build on their their three-match unbeaten run and a fifth home victory of the campaign could put them within a couple of wins of ensuring a third season in the Conference Premier Division.
Relegation-fighting Ebbfleet arrive in 23rd place in the table and they will be desperate for a win to close the gap on the sides just above them to give their survival hopes a shot in the arm.
United have won three times on the road so far and drawn twice, gaining 11 of their total of 32 points away from home.
The wins have come at Macclesfield Town (2-1), Nuneaton Town (5-4) and Tamworth (1-0). The draws were gained at AFC Telford United (2-2) and Lincoln City (1-1).
In their last outing, Liam Daish's side drew 1-1 at home with title-chasing Newport County last Saturday, Liam Enver-Marum with the United goal.
Nathan Elder is the top scorer for United this season with 15 league goals.
The sides drew 0-0 in the first clash of the season in Kent back on Saturday, October 13th.
There is no segregation in place for the Ebbsfleet United league fixture but all visiting fans are requested to enter the stadium via the away turnstiles at the Alma Street end of the Impact Arena only.
Admission on the day at the turnstyle is £18 for adults and £12 for concessions (U16s, Over-65s and students upon production of a student card).
EARLY BIRD MATCH DAY TICKETS are no longer available for this fixture.
Some covered seating, covered standing area, food outlet and toilets are all available at the away end of the ground.The match day programme is priced at £3 each.
Fixture for Monday, March 11th
Gateshead v Newport County, postponed
Fixtures for Tuesday, March 12th
ALFRETON TOWN v Ebbsfleet United
Barrow v Stockport County
Dartford v Braintree Town
Lincoln City v Wrexham
Luton Town v Hyde
Macclesfield Town v Woking
Mansfield Town v Grimsby Town
Southport v Forest Green Rovers
Fixture for Wednesday, March 13th
AFC Telford United v Gateshead
Fixture for Friday, March 15th
Forest Green Rovers v Mansfield Town