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Contenders clash as Basford meet Trinity

By Neil McGowan

Basford United take on fellow play-off contenders Gainsborough Trinity at Greenwich Avenue on Saturday (3.0).

Fifth placed Gainsborough occupy the final play play-off position, seven points ahead of Basford, who are eighth.

It is an important game for Basford as they bid to stay in touch with the leading group and they will be aiming to build on last week’s fine win over Buxton.

The club expect to be able to announce a couple of new (?) signings – watch this space!

Gainsborough have strengthened their squad over the last few weeks bringing in goalkeeper Joe Green, on loan from Guiseley and midfielder George Hornshaw, on loan from Scunthorpe United as well as re-signing forward Anthony Wilson from Frickley Athletic and have won their last three games.

Form Guide
Basford United - WWWDLW League position 8th
Gainsborough Trinity – LLLWWW League position 5th

When the sides met at Gainsborough in October Trinity triumphed 3-2, a goal from Alex Byrne giving them a 3-0 half time lead. We staged a second half comeback through goals from Matt Thornhill and Nat Watson but it was too little too late.

Other Basford teams in action at Greenwich Avenue this weekend:
NOTE: Games due to be slayed on grass pitches are already in doubt due to weather conditions.

Saturday
10.0am Basford Under 9s - Mini soccer pitch
10.00am Basford Under 13 Trees – Pitch 4
10.30am Basford Under 11s Gold - 3G
10.30am Basford Under 12s - 3G
11.0am Basford Under 10s - Mini soccer pitch
12 noon Basford Under 15s Amber - 3G
12 noon Basford Under 18s Black – Pitch 4
Sunday
10.30am Basford Under 12s Tigers - Training pitch
10.30am Basford Under 7s – Mini Soccer pitch
12.30pm Basford Under 15s - 3G
2.30pm Redhill v Basford Vets – 3G

Updated 20:52 - 17 Mar 2019 by Neil McGowan

Where next?

Wilson signs, Grantham returns Basford United are delighted to announce the signing of Ryan Wilson and the return to the club of Courey Grantham.
Coach travel to Witton Albion The bus to our game at Witton Albion on Saturday 23 March will leave Greenwich Avenue at 10.45, fare £5 for supporters.

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Fixtures
Sat 23 Mar
a
First Team Witton Albion
League 15:00
h
Community Burton Joyce
League 15:00
Wed 27 Mar
h
League 14:00
Sat 30 Mar
h
First Team Bamber Bridge
League 15:00

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