Pitching In Isthmian Premier brings us a North London derby, as Wingate & Finchley welcome Enfield Town to the Maurice Rebak Stadium. The hosts won three in a row prior to their narrow defeat against Dulwich Hamlet last Tuesday night, and know that another win would take them above their visitors and into third place. The Towners will hope that their six-three hammering of Hashtag United at the weekend put an end to their indifferent form, and another victory could take them up into second place.
Wingate and Finchley have won only one of their last eight meetings with these particular local rivals.
Reposs Isthmian Women’s Cup
Whilst Haringey Borough’s mens side are on the road in Cup competition, their women are at Coles Park, and welcome Billericay Town in the second round of the competition. Borough’s women’s side have had a fine start to their season, and indeed defeat against Wroxham last time out was their first of the campaign, whilst their visitors reached the Final last season and were rather unlucky on the night, losing a scintillating match on penalties. They’ve lost their last three, but have been superb on occasions this season. We should have a fine match in prospect.
Billericay Town have defeated four Pitching In Isthmian North sides in cup competitions this season, with an aggregate score of nineteen-four in their favour, so they will probably be looking forward to the arrival of Bowers and Pitsea. The Blues have lost only one of their last seven fixtures- and that on penalties- so are in good form, whilst the form of their visitors is rather more mixed, a winning run coming to an end of late with two successive two-nil defeats.
The two matches between the sides were close, with only one goal between them on aggregate, but Billericay took four points.
Chichester City v Hastings United has been postponed.
Ipswich Wanderers put their new found progress to the test once more, this time against Pitching In Isthmian Premier opposition, Haringey Borough putting the North Division side to the test in Sussex. Wanderers have scored two goals in each of their last four matches, winning three of those and drawing the other, and Borough will be on their guard, not wishing to lose to a second North Division side in succession after Redbridge triumphed in the FA Trophy on Saturday.
Three Bridges saw their unbeaten league record end with a bump as Lancing hit them for four at the weekend, and will hope that result was a one-off as Pitching In Isthmian Premier side Chatham Town come to call. The Chats lost to South East opposition in the FA Trophy on Saturday, and have only one win from five in all competitions. Bridges will have a very good memory of the four points they took from tonight’s opponents last season, and will hope to catch them out once more.
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