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Utd visit Staffordshire

Fresh from their home victory over Ramsbottom United last Saturday, thanks to a Ste Milne poacher’s goal, Skem travel to deepest Staffordshire this Saturday 25th February, to face renown battlers Newcastle Town.

The win was United’s 5th in 8 games and has moved them to 10th in the table, just a point behind 1874 Northwich who sit in 7th place. The league is congested in the middle reaches with just 4 points separating Northwich and Newcastle Town who lie in 15th spot.

There is a gap opening up at both ends of the table with the top 6 clear of the rest, whilst at the bottom, Rammy are cut of adrift but 4 clubs are battling to stay out of the relegation places.

Richard Brodie will be looking for the same committed performance that saw them pick up 3 points on Saturday ” we played well to a man, deserved the win, Newcastle will be tough, they have been in this situation for a number of years and always find form and battle their way to safety, we are expecting a very tough afternoon”.

Supporters travelling should note the pitch is surrounded by a cycling velodrome, there is plenty of cover, just in case.


Buckmaster Avenue, Clayton, Newcastle
Staffordshire, ST5 3BX
M6 South to Junction 16, turn left, after 200 yards at the roundabout take the first exit A 519 towards Newcastle Under Lyme
After 600 yards at the roundabout take the second exit
Clayton Road staying on A 519
After a further 700 yards at the Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Stafford Avenue, take first left into Tittensor Road
After 200 yards or so the ground is on the right
Distance 53 miles Time 1 hour

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