Preview: Thatcham Town Development v YUFC
Opposition: Thatcham Town Development F.C.
Nickname: ‘The Kingfishers’
Chairman: Eric Bailey
Manager: Mike Aspell
Home Colours: Blue and white stripes, blue shorts, white socks
Away Colours: Red and black stripes, black shorts, black socks
Form: L L D W L W
Tuesday will be our first game of the season under floodlights, when we face Thatcham Town Development away at 19:45 in the league.
Thatcham Town’s first team are currently playing in the Southern League Division One South this season and play their matches at Waterside Park. They won the FA Vase last season at Wembley Stadium, beating the club’s previous best performance in the competition.
Last season, their first team also won the Hellenic Premier Division by +2 goal difference.
The development side are managed by Mike Aspell.
Thatcham Town development are currently 3 places higher than Yateley in 5th, although they have played 3 more games. They have scored 16 and conceded 16 so far this season and have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 4. Their top goalscorer is Musa Drammeh, who has scored 6 goals in only 4 starts. Players who make regular appearances include Niall Aspell, Harrison Babbington, Thierry Carrington, Jordan Goater and Liam Parry.
Their last match was on Saturday 17th in the Chairman’s Challenge Cup, where they won 1-0 at home to Aston Clinton Reserves thanks to a 65th minute strike from Bruno Ca Rocca.
We look forward to a great match on Tuesday as we travel to Thatcham Town Development.