Match Preview: Pontefract Collieries (A)

The opposition: Pontefract Collieries

Nickname: The Colls

Founded: 1958

Ground: Beechnut Lane, Pontefract

Capacity: 1200 (300 seated)

Daren Persson Stadium to Pontefract Collieries: 103 mile

Last Result: v Brighouse (Match Abandoned)

Twitter: @PonteCollsFC

On Saturday Marc Nash takes his Robins’ squad on the road as they visit Pontefract Collieries Beechnut Lane for their 4th away league game of the season.

The two sides have already met last month in the FA Vase with the Robins running out 3-1 winners, thanks to goals from Regan Paterson, Connor Oliver and Brad Hird.

The Robins come into the game after picking up 4 points in their last 2 league games courtesy of a win against Grantham and last week’s 0-0 draw with Brighouse.

The Colls are also unbeaten in their last 2 games, picking up 4 points along the way with a 3-3 draw away to Dunston before a comprehensive 3-0 win at home to shildon.

Both teams have had midweek games with the Robins winning at Newcastle University in the Northumberland Senior Cup were they ran out 3-1 winners thanks to a brace from Luke Heppell and Regan Paterson opening the scoring, Pontefract made the short journey across the M62 to Brighouse, the game being abandoned after 11 minutes due a serious injury to Colls’ goalkeeper Lloyd Allinson, everybody at North Shields FC wishes him a swift recovery.

How to find Pontefract Collieries

By Car

The postcode of the stadium is WF8 4FU.