Statto Paul’s Preview – Carlton Town in The Doodson – 22 February 2014

 

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Carlton Town v FC United 26/02/2014 DSC

Last season Carlton finished 12th in the EvoStik First Division South with 56 points.

They are currently 11th with 42 points, 10 points adrift of the play off positions.

In the FA Cup this season the Millers won 2-0 at home to Borrowash Victoria, defeated Brigg Town 2-1 after a 1-1 draw at  the Bill Stokeld Stadium and won 1-0 at home to Matlock Town before losing 1-3 at home to Vauxhall Motors in the Third Qualifying Round.

In the FA Trophy Carlton lost 1-2 at Gresley in the Preliminary Round after a 1-1 draw at home.

In the Doodson Sport Cup they have won 6-5 on penalties at home to Buxton after a 1-1 draw, won 3-2 at home to Mickleover Sports and won 3-1 at Stamford.

They have won six, drawn three and  lost three of their twelve home League games in 2013-14:

Wins:     2-0 Bedworth Town / 1-0 Sheffield / 4-0 Eastwood  Town / 2-1 Newcastle Town / 3-1 Loughborough Dynamo / 5-0 Romulus

Draws:    0-0 Lincoln United / 1-1 Belper Town / 1-1 Rainworth Miners Welfare

Defeats:   0-3 Scarborough Athletic / 1-2 Brigg Town / 0-1 Kidsgrove Athletic

Currently:  

11th Carlton Town            P 29  W 11 D 9 L 9 F 42 A 37 Pts 42

29 places behind FCUM:

6th FC United                P 31 W 16 D 8 L 7 F 67 A 38 Pts 56

 

Carlton Top Scorers 2013-14 (58 goals)

12 – Sam MacVicar  11 – Ruben Wiggins-Thomas  8 – Alex Troke

FCUM Top Scorers 2013-14: (79 goals)

23-  Tom Greaves  9- Greg Daniels 8 – Michael Norton

 

FCUM RADIO TITBITS 

  • Carlton Town are the 110th opposing club FCUM have faced and the 18 in cup competition only.
  • Carlton have already beaten 3 Premier Division clubs this season, Matlock Town, Buxton and Stamford.
  • This is their first home game since beating Romulus 5-0 on December 28th.
  • Liam Brownhill and Rhodri Giggs have scored their only goals of the season in this competition.
  • Millers Defender Grant Brindley saved a penalty from Dean Stott as emergency goalkeeper for Grantham Town against FCUM in August 2012. Jerome Wright did convert the rebound for the visitors who won 3-2.

 

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