NLN PREVIEW | Boston United vs Chester
Chester will be the second visitors to Boston United’s brand new stadium in their 12th National League North clash of the season.
The Jakeman’s Community Stadium hosted competitive action for the first time last weekend, as Chorley ran out 2-0 winners over the Pilgrims. Craig Elliott’s men will be expected to compete at the top of the table this term, and have won four of their opening eight matches.
Bern and Jonno’s side come into this one following an electric 5-3 win over Hereford in midweek. They have also been boosted by today’s news at Declan Weeks has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club for the remainder of the season. The 25-year-old has already contributed three goals from midfield this term in 11 league games – and was named Man of the Match on Tuesday night.
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Boston United vs Chester
Last time out: Blyth Spartans (A) 1-0
Did you know: A win could take Boston into the play-off places for the first time this season.
Last time out: Hereford (H) 5-3
Did you know: Only leaders Gloucester have scored more than the Seals – but no side in the top half have conceded as many as them.
Curzon Ashton vs Gloucester City
Last time out: Spennymoor Town (A) 1-3
Did you know: Curzon have lost three of their last four home matches – letting in three goals without reply in every defeat.
Last time out: Boston United (H) 0-0
Did you know: New manager Paul Groves takes over a side taking just one point from a possible nine.
Gateshead vs Kidderminster Harriers
Last time out: Leamington (A) 1-1
Did you know: Gateshead have taken ten points from their last four home matches.
Last time out: Kettering Town (H) 0-2
Did you know: Harriers are top of the away form guide and have failed to win only once on their travels.
Hereford vs AFC Fylde
Last time out: Chester (A) 3-5
Did you know: Hereford’s last two games have seen 14 goals scored – that’s almost one every 12 minutes.
Last time out: Bradford (PA) (H) 3-3
Did you know: Fylde haven’t won on the road since Gateshead in their first away game of the season.
York City vs Spennymoor Town
Last time out: Kettering Town (H) 2-0
Did you know: York have the joint best defensive record in the division – and have let in only two at home so far.
Last time out: Brackley Town (A) 0-1
Did you know: Spennymoor won this fixture 3-2 last season – but York won the away game 4-1.
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OUR LAST MATCH
THE FORM GUIDE
Boston United | Pos: 11th, W4 D2 L2
Last five results
vs Southport (a) | Won 1-0 | Scorer: Jordan Thewlis
vs AFC Fylde (a) | Lost 2-1 | Scorer: Jordan Burrow
vs Gloucester City (a) | Drew 0-0 | Scorers: None
vs Chorley (h) | Lost 0-2 | Scorers: None
vs Blyth Spartans (a) | Won 1-0 | Scorer: Scott Garner
Chester FC | Pos: 5th, W5 D2 L4
Last five results
vs Farsley Celtic (a) | Draw 2-2 | Scorers: George Glendon, Paddy Lacey
vs Gateshead (h) | Lost 1-2 | Scorer: Simon Grand
vs Alfreton Town (h) | Won 3-0 | Scorers: Danny Elliott (pen), Jamie Morgan, Anthony Dudley
vs York City (a) | Lost 2-1 | Scorer: Declan Weeks
vs Hereford (h) | Won 5-3 | Scorers: Declan Weeks, Danny Elliott, Own Goal, John Johnston, Danny Livesey
Kick off at The Jakemans Community Stadium is 3pm. This game is being played behind closed doors.
Boston will be live streaming the game for just £7.99 – follow the link at the bottom of the article for more info.
The Chester FC Media Team will also have match updates, team news and reaction across our socials – as well as full free match commentary on Seals Live!