Witton Albion v. Northwich Victoria(PSF)

Witton begin their “Home” pre season programme on Tuesday night when they welcome tenants Northwich Victoria in a friendly.

Despite being labelled as a “friendly” the teams will Contest the “Vijay Anthwal Memorial Shield” as in previous years.

Witton currently hold the shield and will be hoping to retain it for another year.

This season’s fixture sees a very different Northwich squad following their move to the Midland Premier League, and changes in personnel on the field will need time to make their mark.

The new look Vics have kicked off their pre season with a 4-1 defeat at neighbours Lostock Gralam and then followed that with a 1-1 draw at Welsh side Conwy Borough at the weekend.

Witton kicked off their pre season programme with an excellent performance and result at Alsager Town, a chance for the players who have re signed for another year and also new signings looking to make an impression.

Should the game be drawn, penalty kicks will detemine whether Witton retain the shield or Northwich Victoria win it for the first time.

Kick off at the U Lock It Stadium is 7.45pm.

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Parking: The Car Park is past the Social Club on the right. Please note: Parking for Disabled is near to the turnstiles at the Wincham End of the stadium - the first entrance as you approach the stadium from the access road.

Admission is by way of Card or cash payments at the turnstiles at the Wincham End of the stadium on matchday.

Admission Prices: Adults: £5, Concessions(Over 65’s/Disabled): £3, Young Adults: (18-21 Year Old’s ): £2, Under 18’s: £1. Season Ticket Holders & Junior Members Admitted FREE.

Stadium Access: Before the game, the stadium is only accessible by way of the turnstiles.

Due to the changing of the arrangements for access to the Social Club, the turnstiles will be open 2 hours prior to kick off - 1pm on Saturdays, 6pm for midweek games unless otherwise stated.

Matchday Programme: A 48 page double header featuring the Home friendlies against Northwich and Warrington Rylands is available from inside the stadium by the museum and also inside the Social Club. Cost: £2.

Social Club: The Social Club will be open from 6pm. Please note: Card payments are accepted at the bar.

Please note: The Social Club can only be accessed from inside the stadium after entering via the turnstiles. From half time onwards, the Social Club is accessible via the passageway within the main stand.

Please note: As the Social Club is a food preparation area, dogs are NOT permitted inside the Social Club with the exception of assistance dogs(hearing and visually impaired).

Please note: Alcohol is permitted inside the stadium but MUST be in a plastic beaker.

There is also a bar inside the stadium near the Club Shop(Museum): Selling Alcohol, Soft drinks & Snacks. Please note: Alcohol MUST be in a plastic beaker.

Refreshments: Food is now available once again within the Social Club and The Tea Bar (Queenies) will also be open inside the stadium at the Lostock End of the stadium.

The Snack Bar will also be open at the Wincham End of the stadium and Juniors are welcome to use either Tea Bar within the stadium if preferred.

Please note: Hot & cold drinks and snacks are available at the Snack Bar at the Wincham End of the stadium. Hot food is only available inside the stadium from the Tea Bar (Queenies) at the Lostock End of the stadium past the main stand.

Hand Sanitizers are positioned near to every entrance point around the Stadium & Supporters are welcome to use them.

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No disrespect to the tenants like, but it looks like zincs are doing some serious squad rebuilding with so far not great results. Great opportunity to get out shooting boots on and build up some confidence ahead of the new season. No reason to go easy on them we need to look after our own interests.

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Witton team news & latest score updates will appear here as and when they become available.

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Half Time Score from The U Lock It Stadium:

Vijay Anthwal Memorial Shield:

Witton Albion 2 Northwich Victoria 0.

No information available on scorers at present.

Latest Score from The U Lock It Stadium:

Vijay Anthwal Memorial Shield:

Witton Albion 4 Northwich Victoria 0.

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Full Time Score from The U Lock It Stadium:

Vijay Anthwal Memorial Shield:

Witton Albion 6 Northwich Victoria 1.

Witton retain the shield for the fourth successive year.

Scorers now confirmed: Joe Duckworth (3, 1pen), Elliot Rokka (2), Kingsley Williams.

Great performance last night, we played lovely passing football especially first half.

Very impressed with both wingers, all players looked they are hungry to win games. Looking forward to this season.

Whilst it was against a newly forming Vics team, Witton played some lovely football and some of the new players were impreesive too.

Squad is coming together nicely and it should be an interesting season. UTA

Could have been double figures.

I think Joe will benefit from playing with Pope. Really good to see Connor jogging pre game. Hopefully he will be back soon.

Squad is taking shape nicely.

Sad to see Vics in such a state it might be a long old season for them unless things pick up quickly. Nice win for the Albs all the same and six goals will do very nicely thank you. We maybe worth a little flutter on promotion even at this early stage.

An excellent performance from Witton, a well deserved victory. Both wingers in the first half were excellent and other trialists who came on in the second half were impressive and would make good addition to the squad. It is looking good for the upcoming season, it can’t come quick enough. UTA