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Hungerford on Valley parade






They remain two points clear of Poole Town, who have four game in hand, and will probably need to win to keep that spot for a little longer.
“We’ve got to go down there and win again and I think the boys are really up for it,” said manager Bobby Wilkinson. “We’re going there full of confidence and to prove a point.
“Merthyr dropped points at the weekend and lost last week. They are on a bit of a downward roll at the moment and they will fancy us to kick-start their season again by beating us while we can put a proper dent in them by beating them.
“We’ve got to win, and if we don’t, Poole will go top if they win. One of us has got to go and Poole have got be hot favourites to go top, but we’re not going to give it to them easily.”
Mark Draycott, Ben Pugh and Alan O’Brien are all in a full-strength squad.

pocketed a point from last Saturday’s trip to AFC Hayes and look to build on that at home to Barton Rovers on Saturday.
Rovers beat Town 2-0 at Barton in October in the wake of Neville Roach’s departure while Town had shown improved form recently until their home defeat at the hands of improving North Greenford.

are now without a game on Saturday as scheudled opponents Ascot United are involved in an FA Vase quarter final replay with Shildon, but on Tuesday they take on league leaders Marlow at Faraday Road.
In the Marlow ranks is Ray Spence - still Newbury’s top scorer this season - although he was sent off in last week’s won over Kidlington. Former Thatcham marksman Ian Davies leads the line.

entertain Lydney Town for the first time in 30 years in the Hellenic League’s Division One West at Bockhampton Road.



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