Brackley Town preview
Brackley Town v St Albans City Tuesday, July 29 – 7.45pm KO Where: St James Park, Churchill Way, Brackley, Northants, NN13 7EJ (Tel: 01280 704077) Who: City travel to St James Park Tonight to take on Brackley Town for the first time. Brackley Town will p
Brackley Town v St Albans City
Tuesday, July 29 - 7.45pm KO
Where: St James Park, Churchill Way, Brackley, Northants, NN13 7EJ (Tel: 01280 704077)
Who: City travel to St James Park Tonight to take on Brackley Town for the first time.
Brackley Town will play their football in the Zamaretto Premier Division (formerly the BGB Southern Premier) under the leadership of Jon Brady.
The Aussie, is well known in non-league circles after a distinguished career that included spells with Hayes, Rushden & Diamonds, Chester City, Stevenage and Hereford United.
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Brady became caretaker manager of the club following Phil Lines resignation in April 2009 and after leading the club to an 11th placed finish was appointed manager on a permanent basis during the summer.
Pre-season: Brackley opened their pre-season campaign with a narrow 1-0 defeat against County rivals Northampton Town. A Ben Mackey goal earned the Saints a 1-1 draw with Unibond South side Quorn and the teenager was on target alongside Josh Green in Brackley's 2-0 win over Cogenhoe United. Two goals from Alex Rhodes condemned Brackley to a 2-0 defeat against Oxford United last time out.
Players: There are no City connections in the Brackley side but left back Mark Duckett has played for rivals Stevenage Borough and Hitchin Town. Striker Mark Rawle has Football League experience with Southend United while midfielder Lee Hildreth began his career with Coventry City.