Date: Saturday 9 April 2016\r\n\r\nCompetition: Vanarama National League North\r\n\r\nKick-Off: 15:00\r\n\r\nLocation: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham\r\n\r\nA win for Gloucester City against Brackley Town on Saturday will put clear distance between the Tigers and the relegation zone heading into the final weeks of the season.\r\n\r\nCity staged a remarkable comeback in the last six minutes at Gainsborough Trinity last weekend as Luke Hopper scored his first two goals in a Tigers shirt as City came back to draw 3-3.\r\n\r\nAlthough a win for City will see the Tigers eight points clear of the relegation zone, Tim Harris was quick to remind fans that nothing would be taken for granted until safety is mathematically guaranteed.\r\n\r\nSpeaking to the Gloucester Citizen on Thursday, Harris said “Football’s got a habit of kicking you in the teeth, the important thing is we maintain our status at this level and how we do that won’t matter.\r\n\r\n”It’s a great opportunity on Saturday. People talk about it being a six pointer but we’re five points clear with the same number of games left.\r\n\r\n”It’s a good opportunity for us to put some distance between us and them and we go into it with a positive attitude.\r\n\r\n”We’ve been competitive most of the season and had a really good run but we’ve been struggling a bit to get that win to get us over the line.\r\n\r\n”It really could help having big support because this city is moving forward as a football club, things are on the rise, the ground is getting closer, so the more people there the easier it will be for me and the players that’s for sure.”\r\n\r\nThe opponents: \r\n\r\nTo read more on the history of Brackley Town, visit their Wikipedia page.\r\n\r\nTeam news: \r\n\r\nChris Knowles and Marc Richards have returned to the squad following their absence last week as they were on a coaching course in Holland.

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