Grantham Town line up pre-season friendlies

An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22

An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22

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Grantham Town this week announced their pre-season friendly line-up.

With the start of pre-season training only two weeks away, the new campaign is not far round the corner.

The squad that joint bosses Jimmy Albans and Wayne Hallcro hope will take Grantham higher up the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division league table than last season’s 15th place finish will report for pre-season training on Saturday, June28. The first friendly takes place three weeks later when Grantham-based Graham Drury will pit his new team, Holbeach United, against his hometown side.

Albans and Hallcro are looking to add two more games to an exciting itinerary that includes Conference and Football League opposition, and the return of former Town boss Gary Mills to The Meres with his Gateshead.

The pre-season line-up is:

○ Saturday July 19 – Holbeach United (A) – kick-off 3pm

○ Tuesday July 22 – Gainsborough Trinity (A) – kick-off 7.45pm

○ Saturday July 26 – Newark Town (A) – kick-off 3pm (in aid of the Beaumond House Community Hospice)

○ Wednesday July 30 – Gateshead (H) – kick-off 7.30pm

○ Saturday August 2 – Mansfield Town (H) – kick-off 3pm

○ Tuesday August 5 – Boston United (H) – kick-off 7.45pm

○ Saturday August 9 – Carlton Town (H) – kick-off 3pm