Football this weekend: Hanwell Town take on higher league opposition in the FA Trophy

By Joe Acklam

18th Nov 2022 | Football

Hanwell Town take on struggling Slough Town in the FA Trophy. Photo: Jörg Struwe from Pixabay.
Hanwell Town take on struggling Slough Town in the FA Trophy. Photo: Jörg Struwe from Pixabay.

Hanwell Town will be hoping they can use the cup as a distraction from their league form as they take on National League South opposition in Slough Town. 

The FA Trophy first-round tie against Dunstable is the only game that the Geordies have won in seven matches and now look for a win against higher league opposition. 

Slough are having troubles of their own as they are without a win since September and their manager Neil Baker resigned this week following nine and a half years in the job. 

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

Hampton and Richmond will look to build on last week's win against Chelmsford as they begin their FA Trophy campaign against Farnborough. 

Following a barren spell of four straight defeats, Gary McCann's team managed to end that streak with a win away against promotion chasing Chelmsford last weekend. 

They are up against another National League South side in the FA Trophy second-round in Farnborough who have not lost in all competitions since September. 

Kick-off at the Rocket Hospitality Beveree Stadium is at 3pm on Saturday. 

Hanworth Villa will look to extend their fine league form this weekend as they take on Sutton Common Rovers in the Isthmian League South Central. 

The Villains are now five without a defeat in the league after a late equaliser from Jonathan Hippolyte secured them a draw against Westfield on Tuesday. 

Sutton are in reasonable form themselves with three wins in their last four, but they have had struggled away from home this season with just three wins on the road. 

Kick-off at Rectory Meadow is at 3pm on Saturday. 

Brentford Women move on from the success of their win at the Gtech Community Stadium as they take on Actonians LFC Reserves in the County Cup. 

The Bees move away from league action having moved top of the table following their win against Watford Ladies Development, but they have had their struggles on the road this season as they are yet to win away from home in all competitions. 

Actonians are undefeated and sat top of the table in the Greater London Women's Football League Premier Division and could prove a stern test to Karleigh Osborne's high-flying Bees. 

Kick-off at Gunnersbury Park is at 2pm on Sunday. 

Chelsea Women return from the international break with a big week that begins with the visit of Tottenham Hotspur Women to Kingsmeadow. 

The Blues are level on points with Arsenal Women at the top of the WSL and face the prospect of a big Champions League group match against Real Madrid Femenino mid-week, but must first get past fifth placed Spurs. 

Tottenham have been inconsistent so far this season, having not yet secured back-to-back wins, but have been formidable away from home with only Arsenal having gotten the best of them on their travels. 

Kick-off at Kingsmeadow is at 1pm on Sunday. 


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