\r\n\r\nDate: Saturday13 December 2014\r\nCompetition: Vanarama North\r\nVenue: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham\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\nThe last meeting came in October but it was a day to forget for Tim Harris’ men, going down 5-0.\r\n\r\nTeam news: Tom Webb won’t be available for the Tigers on Saturday, with Marc Richards also struggling from Monday’s defeat to Tamworth.\r\n\r\nJack Harris broke his nose during Monday’s defeat, but is available for City.\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. \r\n\r\nGloucester City Media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.\r\n\r\n 

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