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Factfile on Malvern Town's FA Vase opponents Worksop Town

Craig Gibbons 21st Oct, 2016 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

AHEAD of Malvern Town’s FA vase first round tie tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon, here are some facts about their opponents Worksop Town.

Founded: 1861

Nickname: The Tigers

Ground: Sandy Lane (2,500 capacity)

Colours: Orange shirt with one black stripe, black shorts, orange socks

Manager: Mark Shaw

Top Scorer: Adam Scott (11 – in all competitions)

League: Northern Counties East League Premier Division** (10th – W 6, D 2, L 5)

2015/16: Northern Counties East League Premier Division (4th)

Best FA Vase Performance: Fourth Round (2014/15)

Form Guide: WWLLL – in all competitions (Most recent win came on Wednesday night when they came from 1-0 down to beat Liversedge 3-1 in the league)

Distance: 120 miles away from the HDAnywhere Community Stadium

**The NCEL, which first started in 1982, is a football league located at Step 5 on the non-league pyramid, one level above the West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division which Malvern Town currently occupy.

Promotion from the NCEL leads to Division One North or Division One South of the Northern Premier League.

Worksop used to be in the NPL until the end of the 2013/14 season when owner Jason Clark announced he would be longer funding the club.

This plunged The Tigers into deep financial crisis and shortly afterwards, the decision was taken to resign from the NPL and join the NCEL.


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