Date: Saturday, 20 February 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\nGloucester City head into their first home fixture this month with Tamworth buoyed with confidence after a resolute defensive performance to claim three points at Chorley in midweek.\r\n\r\nThe Tigers continued their remarkable run of form with victory over the Magpies, thanks to Chris Knowles free header after a quarter of an hour.\r\n\r\nThe win saw the Tigers claim their 22nd points out of the last 30 available and Tim Harris is pleased that he has found the right balance in the squad.\r\n\r\nHarris said “I’m just delighted in the last couple of months the way we’ve gelled together, working as a team, we’ve got the balance right and we’re winning football matches and that’s what you set out to do.\r\n\r\n”It’s taken a long time and a few players but this league is one of the toughest I’ve ever known it to be and where we are is credit to everyone.”\r\n\r\nLooking ahead to the game, Harris praised his side’s midweek performance in difficult conditions following an arduous journey to Chorley.\r\n\r\nHe said “Our performance against Fylde was better than our performance against Chorley and it was a totally different game as we expected.\r\n\r\n”The conditions played their part and the pitch was quite heavy, it was a real battle and very pleasing for the effort the boys put in to come away with three points.\r\n\r\n”I’m sure many people have been down the M5 and M6 and had problems but you can’t let it affect you.\r\n\r\n”I was really pleased with the way the boys got off the bus and got their minds focussed to put in another decent performance.”\r\n\r\nThe opponents: \r\n\r\nTo read more on the history of Tamworth FC, visit their Wikipedia page.\r\n\r\nTeam news: \r\n\r\nBobbie Dale has shaken off a virus and will be available for selection.\r\n\r\nLuke Hopper has had the results of his scan and he is likely to face another two to three weeks out with ankle ligament damage.

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