Preview: Brighouse Town vs Farsley Celtic (03/08/2021)
- MENS TEAM NEWS
- 3 August 2021
Preparations for the 2021/22 season continue this evening with a trip to fellow West Yorkshire side Brighouse Town.
Pay on the gate will be in operation at Brighouse Town tonight, with gates opening at 6.30 pm.
The Celts’ unbeaten start to pre-season continued on Saturday with a come from behind 2-1 victory over Colne.
Second-half strikes from James Hanson and Tyler Walton meant that it was five pre-season fixtures without defeat, with four of those ending with a victory.
After not returning to the fold on Saturday, Jimmy Spencer has now missed the last three games, so will be hoping to make a return this week, with the final pre-season friendly against Hyde United coming up on Saturday.
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This fixture represents Brighouse’s final friendly ahead of their Northern Premier League Division One East campaign, which gets underway a week on Saturday against Dunston.
Since defeating Penistone Town in their opening game of pre-season, Vill Powell’s side have gone winless, losing to Harrogate Town (1-0), Bradford City (3-1), Matlock Town (3-2), Eccleshill United (1-0) and Bradford Park Avenue (5-2).
Town have also lost two squad members in recent times, with Joe Wilkinson and Eddie Church both making the short move to league rivals Tadcaster Albion.
Venue: Yorkshire Payments Stadium, HD6 2PL
Kick-off: 7.30 pm
Admission prices: £9 adults, £5 concessions, £2 U16s