Weston face crucial Bishops clash

Bradley Ash on the ball.

Bradley Ash on the ball. - Credit: Archant

WESTON-SUPER-MARE host fellow strugglers Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday, knowing that a win could take them level on points with their visitors.

Ryan Northmore’s side were frustrated after their four-game winning run was halted by two successive postponements this week, as the FA Trophy First Round match versus Wealdstone fell victim to the rain.

But the in-form Seagulls are now 17th, two points clear of the Vanarama National League South drop zone and three behind the Bishops.

They will be hunting for just a third home victory of the season, after starting the season in disastrous form at the Woodspring Stadium.

Bishop’s Stortford are currently 15th in the division, three places above Weston.

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The Hertfordshire side are managed by Rod Stringer and are in poor form themselves. They were defeated 2-1 at home by bottom club Basingstoke Town in their last league outing, without a win in their last four matches.

Weston will have star man Bradley Ash back in their ranks, as he returns from a two-week trial at Championship side Birmingham City.

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