Wednesday, 2 August 2017


AFC Fylde v Boreham Wood
Bromley v Eastleigh
Dagenham & Redbridge v Barrow
FC Halifax Town v Aldershot Town
Guiseley v Ebbsfleet United
Hartlepool United v Dover Athletic
Maidstone United v Maidenhead United
Solihull Moors v Chester
Sutton United v Leyton Orient - 12.30pm
Torquay United v Tranmere Rovers
Woking v Gateshead
Wrexham v Macclesfield Town

THE COLD END GAME OF THE DAY is Torquay United v Tranmere Rovers. A clash of two former football league sides - The Gulls have struggled over the past two seasons only narrowly missing out on relegation to the South Division with Rovers losing the play-off final at Wembley to Forest Green Rovers last season. They are firm favourites for the title this season at 5/2 with most bookmakers and are 3/4 to win this game. The home side are 150/1 for the title and 7/2 for a victory in this one. Can Tranmere make a winning start to the season or could they suffer a defeat in the South-West of England? 

Alfreton Town v Blyth Spartans 
Brackley Town v FC United of Manchester 
Curzon Ashton v North Ferriby United
Gainsborough Trinity v Leamington 
Harrogate Town v Nuneaton Town 
Kidderminster Harriers v Chorley 
Salford City v Darlington 
Southport v Boston United 
Spennymoor Town v Stockport County 
Tamworth v Bradford (Park Avenue) 
York City v AFC Telford United 

THE COLD END GAME OF THE DAY is Salford City v Darlington which will attract a huge crowd to Moor Lane. It's see's the Northern Premier League Premier Division play-off winners of 2016 play the winners of 2017. City are 3/1 favourites for the title having lost to FC Halifax Town in the play-off semi-final last season which was their first in the division. Darlington were re-formed in 2012 and have since been promoted three times in four seasons. Could they make it a fourth in 2017/18? They are rated at 14/1 for the title. 

A home win is 15/16 with a draw rated at 14/5 and an away win at 17/5. 

Bognor Regis Town v Bath City
Chelmsford City v Gloucester City 
Chippenham Town v Havant & Waterlooville 
Dartford v Hungerford Town 
East Thurrock United v Hampton & Richmond Borough 
Eastbourne Borough v Braintree Town 
Hemel Hempstead Town v Whitehawk 
Oxford City v St Albans City 
Truro City v Welling United 
Wealdstone v Concord Rangers 
Weston-super-Mare v Poole Town

THE COLD END GAME OF THE DAY is Eastbourne Borough v Braintree Town who are two new look teams for the season. Both managers will know each other well having faced each other in the Isthmian League over the past few seasons as manager of Bognor Regis Town (Jamie Howell) and Enfield Town (Bradley Quinton). The Sports warmed up for the game with a 1-4 away win at Lewes in their final friendly with The Iron winning 2-0 at home to a Reading XI thanks to goals from Shane McLoughlin and Billy Crook. A home win is 6/5 with an away victory at 15/8 and a draw at 12/5. 

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