FC United v Belper Town 23/08/2014
In the play offs the Nailers won 2-0 at Leek Town in the Semi Final, and 1-0 at home to Mickleover Sports in the Final.
In last season’s FA Cup the Nailers won 5-0 at home against Retford United, 2-1 at Ilkeston before losing 1-3 at home to Daventry Town in the Second Qualifying Round.
While in the FA Trophy they won 2-0 at Christchurch Meadow against Loughborough Dynamo, before losing 2-3 at home to Mickleover Sports in the First Qualifying Round.
And in the Doodson Sport Cup, Belper defeated Ilkeston 3-0 at home, before losing 0-1 at Frickley Athletic in the Second Round.
They drew their only Away League game so far in 2014-15:
Draws: 1-1 Halesowen Town
12th Belper Town P 2 W 0 D 2 L 0 F 3 A 3 Pts 2
4 places and 0 points ahead of FCUM
16th FC United P 2 W 0 D 2 L 0 F 1 A 1 Pts 2
Belper League Scorers 2014-15: (3 goals)
1 – Kieran Wells Regan Edridge Colin Marrison
FCUM League goalscorers 2014-15: (1 goal)
1 – Matty Wolfenden
FCUM RADIO TIT-BITS
- This is the first meeting between the two clubs. Both are currently unbeaten but have yet to win a game.
- Belper Town are one of 4 Derbyshire clubs in this season’s Premier Division along with Buxton, Ilkeston and Matlock Town.
- Midfielder Colin Marrison scored twice for Retford United in a 4-2 win at Gigg Lane in December 2009. Marrison was then playing for the current Belper manager Peter Duffield.
- Striker Jon Froggatt has been Nailers leading scorer with over 30 goals in each of the last 2 seasons.
- FCUM’s worst start to a season was 2 defeats and a draw at the start of the 2009-10 season.
- On this date in 2008 FCUM won 1-0 at Silverlands against Buxton watched by 2090 with Jamie Baguley scoring for the visitors.