Grantham Town head to Stamford for FA Cup clash

Grantham Town FC
Grantham Town FC

Grantham Town make the short trip down the A1 to take on Stamford in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup tomorrow (Saturday).

In their last four games, local rivals The Daniels have drawn 1-1 at home to Blyth Spartans, won 3-2 at Lincoln United in the last round of the FA Cup, lost 2-0 at home to Barwell, and lost 3-1 at Ramsbottom United.

Top scorer is Ryan Robbins with eight, and ex-Gingerbread Jordan Smith has scored twice.

Laurie Wilson will be available to the Gingerbreads and loan player Alex Simmons has been given the go-ahead. Grantham will be without Jack McGovern and Paul Grimes, and Alex Haughton has left the club.

The FA Cup will be on display in the Stamford clubhouse where football fans can have their photograph taken.

Kick-off is 3pm.

Wednesday will see the Gingerbreads back in league action they head north to Whitby Town.

In their last three games, Whitby Town have drawn 2-2 at home to Marine, won 2-0 at home to Ramsbottom United, and won 2-0 at Belper Town.

Kick-off is 7.45pm.