Match Preview: Darlington FC

28 Sep 2017 in News

Match Preview: Darlington FC Match Preview: Darlington FC

The Nash return to action again this Saturday as John Flanagan's side host Darlington at the Tameside Stadium.

Curzon head into the game on the back of an impressive 2-2 draw away at high flying Brackley Town. A wonderful free kick from debutant, Richie Baker and a last minute woner strike from Joe Guest was enough to earn a point for the Nash, after falling behind twice.

Darlington also come into the game on the back of a drawas the Quakers earned a respectable point away at Boston United, drawing 1-1.

Three points and four places currently separate the two teams, with Darlington in 12th with 17 points and Curzon in 16th with 14 points.

The Nash go into Saturday's clash five games unbeaten in the league, whilst the visitors head into it with just one win in nine league games. 

Last Time We Met...

The last meeting between the two sides was one to remember for the Nash as John Flanagan's side recorded a superb 3-1 away win back in January. A goal from by Ryan Hall, and a brace from Matty Warburton earned Curzon all three points, despite a late consolation goal for the home side with 20 minutes to go. 

Recent Form (all competitions)

Curzon Ashton: DLDWDD

Last Result: Brackley Town 2-2 Curzon Ashton, Vanarama National League North.

Darlington FC: DLWDLL

Last Result: Boston United 1-1 Darlington FC, Vanarama National League North.

The Stadium

Tameside Stadium

Richmond Street

Ashton under Lyne


Admission Prices

Adults - £12

Concession - £6

Season ticket holders will need to produce their relevant match voucher in their season ticket books to gain access.


The turnstiles will open at approximately 1.30pm

Bars and Food

Access to the conference and events room is via the main stand.

The snack bar will serve hot food and non-alcoholic drinks before the match and at half time

The Nash bar will also be open and will remain open after the game showing the Manchester City v Chelsea game at 5.30pm.

Match Programme and Merchandise

Match programmes are priced at £2.50 and are available to buy from sellers inside the ground.

The Nash shop is located inside the ground and will selling hats, scarves, badges as well as this season's home and away replica shirts.

Car Parking and Public Transport

Parking is very limited at the ground and supporters using the clubs car park should be aware of young children in the area.

Parking is also available at Ashton Moss, only a 5-10 minute walk from the stadium.

The nearest tram stop is at the top of Richmond Street - a five minute walk from the stadium.


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