FC United v Droylsden 01/03/2014
- Last season Droylsden finished 21st in the Conference North with 22 points and were relegated along with Corby Town and Hinckley United. The midweek defeat to Kings Lynn Town confirmed their relegation to the First Division North for 2014-15.
- In the FA Cup this season the Bloods lost 1-5 to Trafford at the Butchers Arms in the First Qualifying Round.
- In the FA Trophy Droylsden lost 0-3 at home to Nantwich Town in the First Qualifying Round
- In the Doodson Sport Cup the Bloods 2-3 at home to Frickley Athletic in the First Round
- They have won none, drawn one and lost seventeen of their eighteen away League games in 2013-14:
Draws: 2-2 Barwell
Defeats: 1-3 Stocksbridge PS / 1-4 Ashton / 0-5 Fylde / 1-2 Kings Lynn / 1-5 Ilkeston / 1-5 Marine / 1-5 Witton / 0-2 Frickley / 0-3 Blyth / 3-7 Skem / 0-3 Worksop / 2-5 Whitby / 0-1 Trafford / 0-4 Stamford / 0-4 Nantwich / 1-3 Stafford / 0-2 Matlock
Current League Positions:
24th Droylsden P 35 W 0 D 3 L 32 F 25 A 134 Pts 3
53 points and 18 places behind FCUM:
6th FC United P 31 W 16 D 8 L 7 F 67 A 38 Pts 56
Droylsden Top League Scorers 2013-14 (25 goals)
4 – Domaine Rouse Sam Madeley 3 – Dylan Maloney
FCUM Top League goalscorers 2013-14: (67 goals)
22- Tom Greaves 7 – Matt Walwyn Greg Daniels 6 – Michael Norton
FCUM RADIO TITBITS
- It took Droylsden 18 away league fixtures to avoid defeat in 2013-14. In 8 of those the Bloods failed to score and they have conceded 4 goals or more 9 times on the road. Durham City finished with zero points in 2009-10 following a 6 point deduction.
- FCUM have won both previous meetings at the Butchers Arms, 3-2 in October 2007 and 4-1 in November 2013.
- FCUMs tally of 56 points from 31 games is their highest in 6 seasons in this division.
- If Kings Lynn Town fail to win at Ashton United a win for FCUM would reclaim 5th position.