STOCKTON TOWN VS BRIGHOUSE TOWN
Competition: Northern Premier League East Division
Date: Saturday 18th March 2023
Entry: £9 Adult, £7 Concession, £3 Children
Ground: MAP Group UK Stadium, Bishopton Road West, Stockton-On-Tees, TS19 0QD
Live Updates: @stockton_townfc
Stockton Town return to action after a two week break to face off against Brighouse Town.
Neither side played last week after the Anchors didn’t have a fixture scheduled, and Brighouse had their trip to Shildon postponed last weekend.
Last time out the Anchors were defeated 1-0 by Bridlington Town in a tough test on the road, and Michael Dunwell’s side will be hoping to get back to winning ways immediately today, as the race for the Play-Offs tenses up week by week with the season nearing an end.
Last time today’s two sides met, the Anchors were victorious thanks to a second half penalty from Nathan Mulligan and a late strike by Matty Tymon.
This is the fourth meeting between the two clubs. Stockton have a 100% winning record in the three previous matchups.
29 Oct 2022: Brighouse Town 0-2 Stockton Town – Northern Premier League East Division
23 Apr 2022: Brighouse Town 1-3 Stockton Town – Northern Premier League East Division
04 Dec 2021: Stockton Town 3-2 Brighouse Town – Northern Premier League East Division
Brighouse Town: L L L L D
Last Game: Brighouse Town 1-1 Sheffield
Stockton Town: D W D D L
Last Game: Bridlington Town 1-0 Stockton Town
Brighouse Town currently sit in 15th place in the Northern Premier League East Division with 33 points with only two wins so far in 2023.
Brighouse’s main man is striker Reon Potts who has already scored four goals for the Yorkshire based side since his arrival from Marske United in late January.
Last time out, in Brighouse’s 1-1 draw with Sheffield, Town had two players shown red cards. Defender Aiden Walker and midfielder Thomas Haigh will miss todays game with their suspension.
Words by Jordan Clarke