Stalybridge are the visitors at The Abbey Business Stadium this afternoon in the final home fixture and penultimate fixture of the 2011/12 Blue SQ Bet North Season.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nRecent Forms\r\n\r\nCity go into this off of a 2-1 away win at Droylsden last week whick secured BSBN football for next season. Stalybridge come off of a 3-0 home defeat to 10 man Guiseley, which was their 3rd defeat in 5 games leaving them just outside the play off spots with 2 games left.\r\n\r\nCity – LLWLW (11th) Celtic – WLWLL (6th)\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nPrevious Meetings\r\n\r\nThe Tigers don’t have the best form against Celtic, only picking up 1 point in the 5 meetings between the 2 clubs with that 1 point coming back in October where Steve Davies scored a last gasp goal to give City a point at Bower Field. The last time these 2 faced off at The Abbey Business Stadium City failed to even find the net losing 2-0. A penalty scored by Lee Smith is the only home goal City have ever scored against Celtic which was in the 2-1 defeat in 2010.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nTeam News\r\n\r\nCity are with out Matt Coupe who has a 1 match suspension for 5 yellow cards, as well as Matt Rose who is suspended for the red card picked up 2 weeks ago. Jack Harris is set to return to the team sheet this afternoon possibly partnering Tom Hamblin in the center of defence. Chris Humpries is expected to start his 2 BSBN game in as many weeks with Lewis Carey re-called by Bristol City. Scott Wilson & George Lloyd may also start as Boris looks to shuffle the team with safety secured.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDuring todays match the supporters play of the season will be announced. The game kicks off at 3pm at The Abbey Business Stadium, Whaddon Rd, Cheltenham. £12 adults, £6 concessions, kids under 11 get in FREE ! Get down and show the lads some appreciation for another successful season of BSBN football, at the final home game this season, COYY !
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