\r\n\r\nDate: Saturday 18 October, 2014\r\nCompetition: Vanarama North\r\nVenue: Holker Street\r\nKick-off: 3pm\r\n\r\nOpponents: The trip to Barrow represents one of the longest away journeys Gloucester City have ever undertaken, a Football League side for 50 years between 1921 and 1972, the Bluebirds were relegated from the Vanarama Premier two seasons ago.\r\n\r\nFormed in 1901, the club achieved their highest ever league placing in the third tier of English football between 1968 and 1970, before being voted out in 1972.\r\n\r\nSince then the club have played intermittently between the top two tiers of Non League football, and have won the FA Trophy on two occasions, most recently in 2010.\r\n\r\nThe club has played at Holker Street since 1910 and currently has a capacity of 5,000.\r\n\r\nHistory: The club’s met for the first time in a competitive fixture last season, with City getting a drab 0-0 at Holker Street and Barrow winning 3-1 at Whaddon Road, but have played once before in a friendly in 1958.\r\n\r\nThat day, City ran out 3-0 winners against then Football League Barrow at the old Longlevens Stadium.\r\n\r\nTeam news: Adam Connolly missed the FA Cup replay with Staines after picking up a knock in the tie at Wheatsheaf Park while Joe Parker picked up a knock in Tuesday’s replay.\r\n\r\nThe could mean a first start for Wednesday night’s hero Nathan Modest alongside top scorer Charlie Griffin at Holker Street.\r\n\r\nYou’ll be able to catch full coverage of Barrow v Gloucester City  on Twitter (@GCAFCofficial) and Facebook (GCAFCofficial) from 3pm Saturday. Gloucester City Media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.\r\n\r\n 

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