10:10am Friday 26th November 2010
Weston-super-Mare are the visitors to Meadow Park this weekend when Boreham Wood will be looking to avenge a 2-0 reverse in the opening fixture of the season.
That was a game that Wood were forced to play out with ten men for the last 35 minutes, succumbing to a late double strike from The Seagulls, courtesy of a defensive error and a dubious penalty.
It was an afternoon to forget for the Wood fans, thanks to some unforgettable refereeing decisions!
Wood have undergone a huge transition since, with only Luke Garrard, Mario Noto, Ryan Moran, Elliott Godfrey and Greg Morgan remaining from the squad that started the season.
Dave King and Joe Benjamin have also been released by manager Ian Allinson, who explained: “ Our target now is a big front man to partner Ali Chabaan and they do not come cheaply so we have to make sure the budget will allow for this when the right person becomes available.”
Weston have picked up points recently and are currently 10th in the table, 15 points ahead of Wood, who are holding up the league with just seven points from 14 games, three fewer than the visitors have played.
Wood are however slowly improving.
Romford boss Paul Martin declared before his side were beaten 3-0 last Saturday: “We have had Boreham Wood watched and they are a much stronger outfit than the league table suggests."
Similar sentiments were echoed by the Radio Kent commentary team who witnessed Dover Athletic's narrow 3-2 victory at Meadow Park a week earlier.
It would be a fitting testament to the visitors' analysis if Wood could start the move upwards with a three-point haul this Saturday.
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