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Match preview: Farsley Celtic travel to Goole

Farsley Celtic travel to Goole AFC tonight looking to make it two wins from two as they open their 2016/17 Evo-Stik Division 1 North season, writes Thomas Ritchie.

Farsley opened the season on Saturday as they hosted relegated Colwyn Bay at Throstle Nest and they earned an important 1-0 victory to take the three points courtesy of a superb Aiden Savory lob.

This win leaves Farsley eighth in the league on goal difference, but it is very early days and promotion is definitely the target this year.

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Goole AFC have been switched to Division 1 North from Division 1 South and opened the season with a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Ramsbottom United with ex-Farsley forward Sam Robinson scoring Goole’s solitary goal.

Goole’s player/assistant manager Neil Stevens will also face his old club, as both Yorkshire clubs go head to head at the Victoria Pleasure Ground.

Team News:

Farsley Celtic have no injuries to worry about and can welcome defender James Knowles back to the squad. Goole have no apparent injury concerns.

Evo-Stik Division 1 North fixtures:

Bamber Bridge v Colne

Burscough v Lancaster City

Clitheroe v Scarborough Athletic

Colwyn Bay v Hyde United

Droylsden v Prescot Cables

Glossop North End v Trafford

Goole AFC v Farsley Celtic

Kendal Town v Ramsbottom United

Ossett Town v Brighouse Town

Radcliffe Borough v Mossley

Tadcaster Albion v Ossett Albion

Important information:

Admission: Adults £8, Concessions £5, 14-17yo £2, U14s Free
Kick off is at 7.45pm on Tuesday 16th August at The Victoria Pleasures Ground, postcode DN14 6SL.



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