Preview: Bristol Manor Farm v Yate Town
Bank Holiday Monday 28th August – kick-off 3pm
Following a close game on Saturday against Frome Town it’s a short journey for the Bluebells as they travel to Bristol Manor Farm, for their second game in less than 48 hours, having suffered three opening defeats in the League at the start of what is a transitional period for the team.
After narrowly avoiding relegation through the play-offs last season Bristol Manor Farm started this season’s league campaign with a 2-2 draw at home to Larkhall Athletic followed a 1-1 draw at Bideford AFC. Bristol Manor Farm then took part in a local derby at Cribbs on Friday evening and lost by the only goal of the game in front of a crowd of 573 spectators. Bristol Manor Farm sit in 15th position in the League table with 2 points from 3 games.
In the FA Cup a 3-2 win over Thame United in the Extra Preliminary Round was followed by a 4-1 win against Roman Glass St George in the Preliminary Round. In the First Qualifying Round, next Saturday, Bristol Manor Farm will play fellow League rivals Bishop’s Cleeve away.
For those travelling away:
This August Bank Holiday fixture kicks-off at 3pm.
Ticket prices are as follows: Adult £10: Concession (Over 65s, public transport ticket, NHS, Armed Forces & Student ID card) £7: Under 16s £2: Under 5s Free.
Home for Bristol Manor Farm is based at The Creek on the A4 Portway, Sea Mills, Bristol BS9 2HS. The Creek is situated on a major route in and out of Bristol. The journey of 13 miles, via the M5 should take about 30 minutes or alternatively you could go into Bristol and head along the Portway towards the M5 at Avonmouth.