It’s time for the first game of the new decade, as the Coasters entertain Barrow at Mill Farm.

A tough Christmas period is now coming to an end as the league leaders toll into town – with both sides in need of a vital three points.

Jim Bentley will be hoping his side can start the New Year in the right manor and steer themselves away from the relegation zone.

He’ll have a fully fit side at his disposal for the visit of the Bluebirds as Jordan Williams returned from suspension against Stockport, whilst Dan Bradley will be pushing to regain his shirt in the starting XI.

The Opposition

Name: Barrow


Nickname: The Bluebirds

Ground: Holker Street

League Position: 1st    

Since the two teams met on Boxing Day, the Bluebirds travelled to Hartlepool United, where they managed a 2-2 draw.

The suspended Josh Kay, who received two yellow cards in the Holker Street clash against Fylde, will return from suspension.

One To Watch

This week’s one to watch is forward Scott Quigley.

After netting in the Boxing Day fixture, the Coasters will know all about the threat the pacy forward possesses. 

The former Halifax man has 14 goals in 25 games so far this season, and Barrow’s hopes of automatic promotion to the Football League depend on this form continuing.


Revisit the Boxing Day clash, where Ryan Croasdale’s late goal was enough to earn the Coasters a point.

Games To Keep An Eye On

New Year’s Day sees the reverse fixtures of the Boxing Day clashes and as always there are fixtures to look out for as we look to push on up the Vanarama National League.

Ebbsfleet United Vs Dagenham & Redbridge
Sutton United Vs Woking
Maidenhead United Vs Notts County
Torquay United Vs Yeovil Town
Aldershot Town Vs Eastleigh
Hartlepool United Vs Harrogate


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