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Preview: Altrincham (A)

13 September 2022

Match Previews

Preview: Altrincham (A)

13 September 2022

The Iron return to action against Altrincham on Tuesday, following the weekend’s postponements as a mark of respect following the passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

Clubs, for all fixtures up until the funeral next Monday, will observe a one-minute silence prior to the game and will wear black armbands as a mark of respect to Her Majesty.

Academy manager Tony Daws will continue to take on the role of interim first team manager, assisted by current goalkeeping coach Paul Musselwhite and former Iron defender Michael Nelson.

TICKET & COACH TRAVEL NEWS

Click here for ticket and travel details ahead of Tuesday, September 13th’s (7.45pm kick-off) clash against Altrincham.

Away coach travel will be running to Altrincham on Tuesday,with spaces available to book, departing at the following times:

3.30pm - Hornsby bus depot
3.35pm - Ashby Broadway
3.45pm - Museum and Baths Hall
4.00pm - Glanford Park

ADDITIONAL TRAIN TRAVEL NEWS

Fans travelling direct to Manchester Piccadilly via TransPennine Express should check the train operator’s ‘short-notice cancellations and amendments’ page on the morning of the match to avoid any pre-planned short-notice disruptions which may occur.

Metrolink’s Purple line offers an every 12 minute service to the town from Piccadilly once train-goers have arrived. More information can be found here.

PRE-MATCH VIEWS

Tony Daws (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

Joe Nuttall (click here to read | click here to watch on Iron Player).

IRON TEAM NEWS

The Iron will welcome Reagan Ogle and Mason O'Malley back to contention after they missed the last game at home to Boreham Wood through injury.

Elsewhere, Marcus Carver is set to miss out after picking up a strain in training, while attacker Jordan Hallam (hamstring) and defender Kgosi Nthle (calf) remain absent.

THE OPPOSITION

The Robins suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Solihull Moors in their previous match. The side based in Greater Manchester sit 23rd in the league with four points, picking them all up through draws so far.

Altrincham earnt promotion to the National League in the 2019-20 season, finishing with a sixth-place finish in the National League North after a curtailment due to COVID-19. Heading into the play-offs, they defeated Chester 3-2 and York City 2-0. The Robins then beat Boston United 1-0 in the final to claim promotion to the National League.

The following season, the club achieved a 17th place finish to secure National League football for another season, swiftly bettered with a 14th place finish last season. In May 2022, the club announced they would transition to becoming a full-time professional club for the first time in their history.

For more information on our visitors, click here.

THE OFFICIALS

The referee will be Jacob Miles, who will be assisted by Richard Watson and Daniel Robinson. The fourth official will be Matt Archibald.

FURTHER MATCHDAY DETAILS

Altrincham state that parking is street only.

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD

FULL RECORD

SEASON/DATE COMPETITION RESULT IRON SCORERS
1980-81 - Mon 15 Dec FAC R2 R Altrincham 1-0 Iron  
1980-81 - Sat 13 Dec FAC R2 Iron 0-0 Altrincham  
1974-75 - Mon 25 Nov FAC R1 R Altrincham 3-1 Iron Collier
1974-75 - Sat 23 Nov FAC R1 Iron 1-1 Altrincham Keeley

Our full record against Altrincham is as follows: 

  IRON WINS DRAWS ALTRINCHAM WINS
FA CUP 0 2
TOTAL 0

 


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