Football this weekend: Hanwell Town look to avoid a third straight defeat

By Joe Acklam

17th Feb 2023 | Football

Salisbury are without a win in their last six matches. Photo: Alexander Fox | PlaNet Fox from Pixabay.
Salisbury are without a win in their last six matches. Photo: Alexander Fox | PlaNet Fox from Pixabay.

Hanwell Town will be hoping to put a stop to back-to-back defeats as they host Salisbury FC in the Southern League Premier South. 

The Geordies seemed to be resurrecting their form in February, but two consecutive defeats against Dorchester Town and Truro City leaves them in need of a reaction and their first win on a Saturday since 21st January. 

Their opposition are in similar need of a turnaround as Salisbury have lost five and drawn one of their last six matches as they have fallen away from play-off contention. 

Kick-off at the Powerday Stadium is at 3pm on Saturday. 

Brentford Women take on Richmond Park for a place in the Capital Cup semi-finals this Sunday. 

The Bees ran rampant in their first-round tie, defeating UCL Academicals Ladies 8-1 to set up this quarter final. 

Richmond Park sit in 8th in the L&SEWFL Division One North, but have taken four points from two games in 2023 and are yet to face Brentford in the league this season. 

Kick-off at the Rocket Hospitality Beveree Stadium is at 2pm on Sunday. 

Hampton and Richmond visit top of the table Ebbsfleet United hoping to secure the first win of Mel Gwinnett's time in charge. 

Three draws in six matches has been something of a form uplift for a struggling Beavers side, who remain above Chippenham Town and outside of the relegation zone on goal difference, but they are yet to claim all three points. 

They could not have asked for a tougher task to find that elusive first win as they head to Northern Kent to take on an Ebbsfleet side who are nine points clear at the top of the table. 

Kick-off at the Stonebridge Road Stadium is at 3pm on Saturday. 

Kingstonian need a win to lift themselves out of the relegation places in Isthmian League Premier Division as they face Bognor Regis. 

The K's have won once in three months and their third manager of the season in Simon Lane is yet to turn the tides, having lost his first two matches in charge against Aveley and Hastings United. 

Despite sitting in 14th in the table, Bognor Regis are one of the division's form sides, with four wins in their last five and losing just one of their last six matches. 

Kick-off at Nyewood Lane is at 3pm on Saturday. 

Hanworth Villa are making the short trip across to Woking to take on Westfield FC in the Isthmian League South Central. 

A stuttering February has seen the Villains fall away from the play-offs and would need a big upturn in form if they were to bridge the nine-point gap to Marlow. 

Westfield are another side hoping to kick-start an unlikely run at the post season, they are one point ahead of Hanworth and have won just one of their last nine in the league. 

Kick-off at Woking Park is at 3pm on Saturday. 


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