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Pilgrims primed for Altrincham clash

By Craig Singleton

Boston United will contest their first home fixture of 2019 when they entertain Altrincham on Saturday (kick-off 3.00pm).

Fresh from Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Alfreton Town, the Pilgrims will be targeting a return to winning ways when they play host to Phil Parkinson's play-off chasing Robins.

United won 2-0 at Moss Lane earlier in the campaign and have the opportunity to complete their first league double of the season.

Boston boss Craig Elliott is poised to select from a predominantly unchanged squad, with defender Ben Middleton still sidelined.

The Robins are winless in their last four league encounters and have dropped from third to ninth in the process.

Altrincham's last visit to Boston culminated in a 1-0 victory in March 2017.

Saturday's match referee is Dean Watson, who last took charge of the Pilgrims in September 2017 against Darlington.

Matchday updates for those not in attendance will be published on Twitter via @bostonunited — starting with team news at 2.00pm.



Ticket Office: 11.00am
Pilgrim Lounge: 11.00am
Cropleys Lounge (for matchday guests and members): 1.00pm
Turnstiles: 1.30pm
Club Shop: 1.30pm


50/50 Draw: £1
BUSA Golden Goal: £1
Academy Teamsheet Raffle: £1

Where next?

Pilgrims clinch Chettle signature Boston United have completed the loan signing of Alfreton Town midfielder Callum Chettle.
Programme - Altrincham Defender Lewis Gibbens, fresh from extending his loan spell at The Jakemans Stadium, features on the front cover of 'The Pilgrim' matchday programme.

Thu 11 Jul
First Team Grimsby Town
Friendly 19:30
Mon 15 Jul
First Team Worksop Town
Friendly 19:30
Wed 17 Jul
First Team Scunthorpe United
Cup 19:30


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