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Match Preview: Lancaster City v Witton Albion

3 years ago By LCFC Media

Preview of the huge game this Saturday between 3rd and 4th as Lancaster City and Witton Albion are set to match up at Giant Axe.

Lancaster City host Witton Albion this Saturday in what City manager Tony Hesketh has dubbed the Dolly Blues' most important game of the season.


This Saturday at Giant Axe two of the best form teams in the Evo-Stik First Division North go head-to-head as the season reaches its exciting climax. Both teams are desperate for a win, with Witton eyeing the all important home advantage of 2nd place with City equally keen to catch Witton in 3rd place whilst still looking to seal a playoff spot.

The two teams go into this top of the table clash with fantastic form. In the form table over the last 6 games, City and Witton sit joint top with 5 wins and a draw. Goals wise, Witton have the advantage having found the net 22 times in that period. In contrast, City have found the net just 8 times however have conceded only once in comparison to Witton's 5.


Lancaster City go into this game with a season best run of 4 clean sheets.


Witton Albion have scored in their last 15 consecutive games. Lancaster have scored consecutively in their last 10.

Witton Albion are on a season best run of 10 games without defeat. Lancaster are currently on 6.

Lancaster's best (goals wise) victory of the season came on the road against Witton Albion August 27th when the Dolly Blues won 4-0. Incidentally, this is also Witton's worst result of the season.

Witton Albion hold the top spot for average league attendances this season, with an average of 314. Lancaster sit 3rd with 221.

The highest Evo-Stik First North attendance of the season is currently 501 for Lancaster City v AFC Fylde. 6 of the top ten attendances have involved Witton, whilst Lancaster have been involved in 3.

Since switching to the Evo-Stik First Division North in 2010/2011, Witton Albion have lost every game against Lancaster City whilst also failing to register a goal. ( LC2-0WA, WA0-5LC, WA0-4LC )

To listen to the latest news from Tony Hesketh and his build up to the Easter weekend with The Bay Radio, click HERE.

Saturday's game is shaping up to be the most important game of the season for Lancaster City Football Club. Bring some friends and family to Giant Axe for this top of the table clash for this exciting non-league match up and cheer on the Dolly Blues!



Adult: £7.00
Concessions: £5.00
Under 16's: £1.00
Child (Under 12): Free (When accompanied by an adult)
Armed Forces: Free
Full Time Students: Concession


Where next?

City Reserves Through to Cup Final Lancaster City Reserves have made it to the League Cup final after defeating Fleetwood Town Reserves on Thursday.
Reserves League Cup Semi Final 05-04-12 I know it's a bit late posting but the reserves are involved in a league cup semi final match against Fleetwood Town this evening, at Myerscough College k.o. 7:15pm. Would be great if anyone could come along to give the lads a bit of support.
Tue 1 Dec
Cup 19:45
Sat 5 Dec
First New Mills
League 15:00
Sun 6 Dec
League 14:00
Tue 8 Dec
Cup 19:45
Sat 12 Dec
League 15:00

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