Mon 29
Leek Town
1
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2
League
Academy Team

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By Derek Buckley
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Witton's Academy team are in action on Monday afternoon when they take on Leek Town in their penultimate NPL Football Academy Joma Division fixture.The fixture has fallen victim to the weather on more than one occasion this season and the re arranged games now sees Witton having to play two games in three days to complete their programme. The season have gone very well for the Albion Academy Students so far and they have the chance to finish third in the Joma Division, if they are able to win both of their remaining fixtures. They also reached the Quarter Finals of the NPL Football Academy Cup before bowing out to Sports Traider Division Champions Matlock Town (White), who have won every game this season and have progressed through to the Grand Final where they will play their Matlock Town counterparts who have won the Joma Division title. Students being selected for the NPL Football Academy Inter League game recently and leading goalscorer Owen Wynne being called into the First team squad and actually getting minutes on the pitch, is testament to how far the students have come this season. Witton have already beaten Leek in the reverse fixture earlier in the season and will be looking to complete the double and indeed hopefully win their last two away games of the NPLFA season. Home form has been excellent, winning five out of their seven games but away form has been a different story. Losing three out of five has prevented the team from getting closer to the top two but still an encouraging campaign for the students. The game is being played at Northwood Stadium with a 2pm kick off.

NORTHWOOD STADIUM,
KEELINGS ROAD,
HANLEY,
STOKE - ON - TRENT,
STAFFORDSHIRE,
ST1 6PB.

Directions: Merge onto M6 at junction 18 and follow for 9.3 miles. At junction 16, take the A500 exit to Crewe/Nantwich/Newcastle-u-Lyme/Stoke-on-Trent (North) and follow for 0.2 miles. At Barthomley Interchange, take the 1st exit onto A500 and follow for 7.1 miles. Merge onto Etruria Road/A53 via the slip road to Leek and continue for 0.6 miles. Keep right to stay on Etruria Road/A53 and continue to follow A53 for 0.5 miles. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cobridge Road/A53 and follow for 0.4 miles. Turn right onto Waterloo Road/A50. Go through one roundabout and follow for 0.9 miles. Turn left onto Bucknall New Road/A5008 and follow for 0.4 miles. Turn left onto Bucknall Old Road/Keelings Road/A5272 and proceed forward 325 ft to Northwood Stadium. (Total Distance - 26.8 miles).

Parking: Plenty of on-site free parking available.

Admission Prices: Admission is Free to everyone.

Social Club: Information unavailable.

Refreshments: Information unavailable.

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Match details

Match date

Mon 29, Apr 2019

Kickoff

13:00

Competition

Joma Division

League position

3
Witton Albion
5
Leek Town