Last 3: Barwell in terrific league form ahead visit to Warrington Town

Paul Carden
Carden will be eager to his side in action, as they have not played since their 3-0 Cheshire Senior Cup defeat to Winsford United. Photo Credit – John Hopkins.

There will be a big clash at Cantilever Park this weekend, with play-off hopeful’s Barwell making the trip from Leicester, but how have they been performing over the past couple of weeks?

Fixture Breakdown

Warrington Town currently sit second in the league table, with six points separating themselves and sixth – the closest position that would not provide play-off football.

Therefore, it is with paramount importance that the Yellows continue to mount up the points to help them reach their priority target.

Both Shaw Lane and Farsley Celtic are hot on the heels of Paul Carden’s side in third and fourth, with just three points being the difference.

The Town may have four games in hand over the Villagers, which provides some breathing space, but the Ducks have two extra fixtures over Warrington.

As a result, it is vital that the Yellows do not make it easy for the South Yorkshire club and put as much pressure on them as they possibly can ahead of those matches.

Altrincham’s 4-1 win over Stourbridge on Tuesday night means that the gap at the top is now 10 points, albeit Carden and co have a game in hand.

From a Barwell perspective, a tremendous run of form has played made them play-off candidates, with just two points standing between the Canaries and a golden spot.

Although, Ashton United, who are fifth, have played four less matches than Jimmy Ginnelly’s side.

Last 3:

13TH February 2018

Despite going seven league games without a defeat prior to going up against Coalville Town in the Leicestershire Challenge Cup, the Canaries crashed out after a 3-2 defeat.

Ginnelly’s men went 2-0 down, but goals from Matt Stenson and Eddy Nisevic brought it back to 2-2, before the Raven’s snatched the win in the 89th minute.

17th February 2018

The Canaries went up against Ashton United at Kirkby Road the Saturday after their cup exit, where the honours were shared.

Craig Reid put the home side 1-0 up, but it was a short lead as the Robins equalised around ten minutes later.

24th February 2018

Ginnelly saw his side extend their unbeaten run in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division to nine games.

A first half strike from Brady Hickey was enough to see off Workington at Barwell’s home stadium.

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