We turn the focus on Saturday’s action with a full and in-depth preview of Moors’ National League North visit to The Lamb Ground.
Tamworth v Spennymoor Town
National League North
Saturday 27th January 2024, 3pm
The Lamb Ground
Tamworth have enjoyed a stunning first season back in National League North after winning promotion as champions of Southern League Premier Division Central last term.
The Lambs have never lost the momentum built up by their triumph in 2022/23 and have raised more than a few eyebrows as they stormed to the top of the table.
They remain nine points clear of Scunthorpe United at the summit and even though The Iron have a couple of games in hand, few would be brave enough to bet against Tamworth landing a second successive title.
While they have hit the net over 50 times in the league already, the real key to their success has been their defensive strength which has seen them concede just 19 goals – the best record in the division.
They’ve won 9 of their last 11 games but a seven-match winning streak did come to an end in midweek when they were held to a goalless draw at home by Boston United.
Tamworth enjoyed a 4-1 victory over Moors when the sides met at The Brewery Field back in the opening month of the current campaign.
The National League North new boys went 4-0 up on the day before Will Harris finished superbly late on to give Moors some form of consolation.
New loan signing David Moyo will move into contention for his debut after joining the Club on loan from Chorley, while Glen Taylor remains sidelined with a knee injury.
William Davis will be the man in the middle for Saturday’s game at The Lamb Ground, and he will be assisted by Mark Hanson and Thomas Harland.
It’s the first time this season that Davis has overseen a Moors fixture, though he did oversee our 2-2 draw at Farsley Celtic and our 1-0 home win over Hereford last term.
Moors fans can make a small saving by buying tickets in advance for Saturday’s game, though there will also be availability on the day at Tamworth’s Ticket Office.
If you can’t make it to the game on Saturday, then you can keep fully up to date with the action by joining our live commentary on Durham OnAir.
Mark Simpson will be live from The Lamb Ground from 2.50pm and you can access the coverage in a variety of different ways so you can listen wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!
Tamworth have been installed as 4/9 favourites for three points this weekend, while Moors can be backed at odds of 5/1 and the draw is available at a price of 16/5.