Thursday Sep 17, 2015


by James Aspinall and Kev Miles

Alfreton Town are back in Vanarama National League North action on Saturday when they travel to take on eighth-placed Stockport County.

The in-form Reds travel to Cheshire this weekend in the hope of finding their fifth straight league win in a row.

Manager Nicky Law is likely to be without Todd Jordan (hamstring) and Stefan Galinski (calf) but the Reds boss is hopeful of Cliff Moyo shaking off a slight hamstring strain which brought him an early exit in the 2-1 home win over Worcester City on Tuesday night.

The Reds beat struggling Worcester City 2-1 at the Impact Arena in midweek to move up to sixth in the table.

Ryan Wilson opened the scoring on eight minutes with an absolutely stunning 30 yard shot before Jordan Robertson doubled Town's lead in the 20th minute.

All seemed like plain sailing before Lee Hughes gave Worcester a glimmer of hope with a second half header but Nicky Law's side held on to record their fourth straight victory.

Stockport lost away to Chorley in a tight affair, Stephenson's effort in the 26th minute proving enough to give Chorley all three points.

On home turf, Stockport have have only won once and that was a 2-1 success against Boston United on the opening day of the season. Since then they have drawn 1-1 with North Ferriby United, lost 3-0 at home to Stalybridge Celtic and followed up with two more draws, 0-0 against Worcester City and 1-1 with Brackley Town last Saturday.

Ticket prices (all supporters):
Adults - £15
All Concessions - £10
6-17 years – £5
Under 6 – FREE with paying Adult (ticket stub needed from ticket office)

Coach - ATFC Supporters’ Association transport for the game at Stockport departs at 9.45am and seats can be booked by contacting Mark Thorpe on 07857 558401.
Car  -  Alfreton Town supporters – entry to Edgeley Park for Town supporters will be via the Railway End stand on Hardcastle Road. The postcode for sat-nav systems is SK3 9DD, and some official, secure matchday parking is available at the Booth St car park (off Mercian Way, a short walk from Edgeley Park).
Secure parking is priced at £5 for cars and £20 for coaches.
Stockport Railway Station is situated just a couple of minutes’ walk away from the ground.
There are various local amenities a short distance from the ground, in both Edgeley and Stockport Town Centre.
Edgeley Park is an all-seater, no smoking stadium.

Fixtures for Saturday, September 19th
AFC Telford United v North Ferriby United
Boston United v AFC Fylde
Brackley Town v Hednesford Town
Corby Town v Worcester City
Gloucester City v Gainsborough Trinity
Harrogate Town v Nuneaton Town
Lowestoft Town v Chorley
Solihull Moors v Curzon Ashton
Stalybridge Celtic v FC United of Manchester
Stockport County v ALFRETON TOWN
Tamworth v Bradford Park Avenue

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