Harpenden Town ready to kick-start pre-season preparations against St Albans City

Harpenden Town host St Albans City at Rothamsted Park. Picture: MELISSA PAGE

Harpenden Town host St Albans City at Rothamsted Park. Picture: MELISSA PAGE - Credit: Archant

Newly-promoted Harpenden Town will warm up for their SSML Premier Division campaign with a home clash against neighbours St Albans City.

The derby takes place next Thursday, July 20, and Harps boss Danny Plumb is ready for a tough test against a team three divisions higher.

He said: “St Albans are planning to send their first team squad and they have some quality players so it should be a tough test.

“I really hope the town can turn out to give them a great welcome here.

“We have a string of away cup ties so it would be nice to see the fans turn out on Thursday night to warm us up for the season ahead.


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“In the last three years we have finished sixth then fourth and now with second spot we have been promoted.

“It has been down to a lot of hard work by the club both on and off the pitch and now we need to continue the progression.”

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Kick-off at Rothamsted Park is at 7.45pm.

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