Saints looking to repeat history at Woodspring
PUBLISHED: 08:21 30 January 2009 | UPDATED: 13:54 06 May 2010
Weston-super-Mare v St Albans City Blue Square South - January 31, 2009 Woodspring Stadium (Kick off 3pm) ST ALBANS City head to the South West for the second weekend running as they travel to the Woodspring Stadium to take on Weston-super-Mare. l La
Weston-super-Mare v St Albans City
Blue Square South - January 31, 2009
Woodspring Stadium (Kick off 3pm)
ST ALBANS City head to the South West for the second weekend running as they travel to the Woodspring Stadium to take on Weston-super-Mare.
l Last Meeting - City recorded a resounding 3-0 win over the Seagulls on their last visit to the venue, with Paul Bruce scoring twice from the penalty spot and Lee Clarke wrapping up the win. The result was a catalyst for the run that saw the Saints escape relegation.
l Form - Weston have won three of their last six league games, including their last two. Weston lost to playoff hopefuls Hampton & Richmond and Team Bath but recovered with back-to-back wins at Thurrock and at home to Fisher Athletic last time out.
l Players to watch - Scott Partridge joined the Seagulls in January from Sheffield FC and is a vastly experienced striker at this level having scored 68 goals in 138 games for Bath City. While at Sheffield FC, Partridge netted four goals in six games.
Alongside Partridge up front will be Manny Williams. Williams scored on his debut for the Seagulls last weekend having joined the club on a month's loan from Woking.
The 27-year old frontman scored 30 goals for Maidenhead in Blue Square South last season and the Seagulls will be hoping he can replicate that form in his one month stay at the Woodspring Stadium.
l Team News - Gary Cohen will retain his place after returning to the side that played Welling, but it's uncertain whether he'll line up on the right hand side of midfield or in the attack. If Cohen plays in midfield, Simon Martin and Danny Charge will be vying for the spot alongside Paul Hakim.
Ryan Frater picked up a hamstring injury during the Welling game and could miss the trip to Weston. If Frater fails to recover, James Fisher is likely to move across from right back with Chris Seeby filling in.
Adam Everitt is likely to retain his place in midfield alongside James Quilter.