Boston Town eager to end Newark's good form on the road

Boston Town  face Newark on Saturday. Photo: Oliver AtkinBoston Town  face Newark on Saturday. Photo: Oliver Atkin
Boston Town face Newark on Saturday. Photo: Oliver Atkin
Poachers can end seven-week wait for a win this weekend

Boston Town entertain Newark on Saturday - looking to end their seven-week wait for a win.

Gary Edgley’s side’s last three pointer came against Selston at the Mortgages For You Stadium on December 4.

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However, since then the Poachers - who have seen fixtures postponed - have picked up one point from three Lincolnshire derbies.

A 3-1 defeat at Sleaford Town was followed by a 1-1 draw at home to Skegness, before the weekend’s 3-2 reverse at Deeping Rangers.

Newark scored a stoppage time leveller to earn a 1-1 draw with visitors Skegness at the weekend, ending a run of three defeats.

Harry Limb (two), Fraser Bayliss (two) and Lee Beeson were on target as the Poachers won 5-2 at Basford's Greenwich Avenue ground, where Newark are currently groundsharing, in the reverse fixture in November.

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But Newark have fared much better on the road recently, unbeaten in their last four contests.

Their last away game was a 6-0 victory over Holbeach United.

They have also won at Melton Town and drawn with Quorn and AFC Mansfield, the latter a county cup tie which they won on penalties.

Kick off is at 3pm.