Colwyn Bay v Gloucester City
\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDate: Saturday 22nd November\r\nCompetition: Vanarama Conference North\r\nVenue: Llanelian Road, Colwyn Bay\r\nKick-off: 3pm\r\nOpponents: Formed in 1881, as with many of the Welsh clubs in the English system, they have spent time in both pyramids.\r\n\r\nThe Seagulls played in the lower Welsh leagues until 1930 when acceptance into the North Wales Football Combination allowing their first chance at English football, as it included teams from Cheshire; but returned back to Wales in 1937 due to travel issues.\r\n\r\nThey finally returned to England in 1984 after back-to-back league wins making rapid progress and promotion to the Northern Premier League.\r\n\r\nThe FAW’s ban on Welsh teams playing in England saw them nomads in Ellesmere Port and Northwich, until the overturning of the ruling in 1995.\r\n\r\nThe Seagulls recent history saw back-to-back promotions sealing a place in the Conference North for the debut time in 2011, where they have consolidated since with former Chelsea defender Frank Sinclair in charge.\r\n\r\nLast Meeting: The last meeting came in February, with Matt Groves’ goal sealing a draw.\r\n\r\nTeam news: The club will be able to welcome back club captain Jack Harris into the starting line-up on Saturday, a huge boost after the defender has been out since early pre-season.\r\n\r\nHarris, who has been training well over the last few weeks, comes back at the perfect time after Spencer Hamilton suffered a soft tissue injury last weekend, and won’t feature in North Wales.\r\n\r\nCharlie Griffin is back to full fitness after illness and will be hoping to recapture the form that landed him Player of the Month for August.\r\n\r\nYou’ll be able to catch all of the action from Llanelian Road on Twitter (@GCAFCofficial) and Facebook (GCAFCofficial) from 2.45pm tomorrow afternoon. \r\n\r\n Gloucester City’s media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.
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