A unique occurrence will take place today (Saturday 30th November), when two sets of fans, though being local rivals, will join forces to travel together to take on two other local rivals in another part of the country in the FA Trophy sponsored by Carlsberg.\r\n\r\nGloucestershire Skrill Conference clubs, GLoucester City and Forest Green Rovers use the same coach company KB Coaches to travel to matches and when both were drawn away to play Kent Skrill Conference clubs Ebbsfleet United and Dartford respectively, with such a long journey and with each not attracting much enthusiasm due to cost, both clubs then agreed to a sponsored initiative, if the two sets of fans travel together they could all do the round trip of around 280 miles for a mere £10 per head.\r\n\r\nGreat thinking now means each club will have a good set of fans travelling who otherwise would not have been able to afford the cost to each match separately.\r\n\r\nUsing two coaches it would have cost around £1300 whereas now with the linked sponsorship offer there is a massive saving for those fans wishing to attend each tie and who thought it was out of their price range.\r\n\r\nWonder what the atmosphere might be on the return journey? Time will tell!

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