On Saturday 22nd April ko 3pm, FC United make their final away league trip of the season to Nuneaton Town in the Vanarama National League North – Admission is pay on the gate; £14 Adults, £12 Concessions, £3 u/16s and free of charge for under 10s.
On Saturday 22nd April ko 3pm, FC United make their final away league trip of the season to Nuneaton Town in the Vanarama National League North. Admission is pay on the gate £14 Adults, £12 Concessions, £3 u/16s and free of charge for under 10s. Any supporter wishing to transfer to the seats must pay an additional fee of £2.
Nuneaton Town currently sit two places and 6 points above FC in the league. With just two matches remaining, FC United on 48pts will need to win both games to beat last season’s points tally of 53.
FC United will be hoping to end a disappointing run of form and get back to winning ways having won just once in our last 7 league matches. Nuneaton on the other hand are unbeaten in their last 7 League games (won 4 drawn 3) and are finishing the season strongly following a very poor start to the season that saw them win just once in their first 9 matches.
In 2008 Nuneaton Borough went into liquidation and were reformed as Nuneaton Town, being demoted two divisions by the FA from Conference North to Southern League Division One. Nuneaton Borough famously defeated Third Division Swansea City in 1993 and First Division Stoke City in 2000 in FA Cup upsets.
Goalkeeper Christian Dibble is the son of former Wales and Manchester City keeper Andy Dibble, who won 3 International caps. Striker Joe Ironside was in the Sheffield United side that lost the 2011 FA Youth Cup Final at Manchester United 6-3 on aggregate.
Boro manager Tommy Wright made one Premier League appearance for Leicester City in March 2002. Wright took over as Nuneaton Town manager just before they played FCUM at Broadhurst Park in November 2016. FC on that occasion ran out comfortable 3-0 winners thanks to goals from Kieren Glynn, Jerome Wright and Luke Ashworth. When the two sides met again in the FA Trophy in early December at Broadhurst Park, Nuneaton won 5-1, FC’s heaviest FA Trophy loss.
Saturday 22nd April kick-off 3pm
Vanarama National League North
Nuneaton Town v FC United
The A1 Coombe Abbey Arena,
Liberty Way, Attleborough Fields Ind Est,
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 6RR
£14 - Adult
£12 - Concessions
£3 - Under 16s
Free for Under 10s.
Any supporter wishing to transfer to the seats must pay an additional fee of £2.
From the South, West and North West, exit the M6 at Junction 3 and follow the A444 into Nuneaton. At the Coton Arches roundabout turn right into Avenue Road which is the A4254 signposted for Hinckley. Continue along the A4254 following the road into Garrett Street, then Eastboro Way, then turn left into Townsend Drive. Follow the road round before turning left into Liberty Way for the ground.
From the North, exit the M1 at Junction 21 and follow the M69. Exit at Junction 1 and take the 4th exit at roundabout onto A5 (Tamworth, Nuneaton). At Longshoot Junction turn left onto A47,continue to roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A4254, Eastboro Way. Turn right at next roundabout into Townsend Drive, then right again into Liberty Way, CV11 6RR
Car parking at the ground is £2
|News ID ~ 7419||First Posted ~ 17:36 Thu 20 Apr 2017||Last Updated ~ 19:52 Sat 22 Apr 2017|