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MATCH PREVIEW - Bath City (h)


Tivvy’s pre season enters the halfway mark as their 4th game of the pre season campaign see’s National League South side Bath City come to Ladysmead this Tuesday in a 7:30 Kick Off.

Tivvy’s pre season campaign continues with a losing streak as the Yellows lost to Exeter City at the start of the campaign 1-0, then they went onto lose 2-1 to Willand Rovers with a mixture of trialists and first teamers and Friday saw Tivvy suffer a 4-2 loss to Yeovil which in the first half Yeovil had put 4 past Ollie Saunders but Jamie Richards and Jack Rice clawed back a few goals to get on the scoresheet.

Tivvy are now more eager to get a win in the campaign as Bath City visit town on Tuesday night to put all the losses behind them and kick on with some positivity to get the lads ready for the season opener on the 5th August against Basingstoke Town.

Bath’s pre season has given some trial and error for the Romans as they’ve played 4 times so far this month. An early 0-0 draw to Shaftesbury away from home, a 2-0 win away at Badgers Hill as they beat Frome Town started their campaign earlier in the month.

Meanwhile a narrow loss to Bristol City’s U23’s where the main talk was an incredible free kick from Dan Hayfield and drawing with 0-0 with Exeter City have given some confidence to Jerry Gill’s side entering Tuesday’s nights game with Tivvy.

Bath’s transfer window so far has included a few decent signings for the Romans as they have brought in Ben Morgan from National League North side Gloucester City, Luke Russe joins from A4 Rivals Chippenham Town and Jordan Thomas signs from Southern Premier League Division One side North Leigh. Bath have also secured the signing of young goalkeeper Oliver Wright from Southampton who’s set to be a great addition to the side.

With those signings, it should certainly help out Bath strengthen in certain positions but with Tivvy now building confidence and the squad shaking off the early pre season struggles, it will certainly be a competitive game and a good run out.

It will also be nice to see Alex Fletcher make his return to Tiverton this Tuesday as the striker had been ruled out of action for Bath City due to a nasty head collision injury which nearly caused him to have to retire early from football and left him out on the sidelines for several months.

How to get to Ladysmead from Bath City

By Public Transport: Board the train at Bath Spa which’ll take you to Bristol Temple Meads where you’ll need to change for a train towards Tiverton Parkway, from there you can catch the 373 which heads into Tiverton Town Centre and it’s a short walk there.

By Car: from Bath City Centre, head out on the A3039 which will join up with the A46. Then approximately 4 miles up the road take the turn off onto the M4. Then for 10 miles keep going down the M4 towards Bradley Stoke and turn off to join the M5.

Keep going down the M5 down towards Junction 27 and head down the A361 and once at the Bolham roundabout take the first exit down Bolham Road and half a mile later, take a right and the clubs there.

Previous Meetings against Bath City

13/3/07 - Tiverton Town 0-0 Bath City

22/8/06 - Bath City 1-1 Tiverton Town

4/3/06 - Tiverton Town 1-2 Bath City

16/8/05 - Bath City 1-0 Tiverton Town

3/1/05 - Tiverton Town 2-0 Bath City

24/8/04 - Bath City 1-0 Tiverton Town

Bath City’s Social Media’s

Instagram: bathcityfc

Twitter: Bathcity_FC

Facebook: Bath City Football Club

Admission Prices for Pre Season

Adults - £8

Concession- £4

U16 - £1

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