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Winchester City are 7 points adrift from leaders Thatcham Town heading for Devon to take on Bideford AFC looking to maintain their unbeaten away record and second-placed Frome Town heading in the same direction to Willand Rovers. Winchester host out-of-sorts Evesham United, who have lost their previous four games, conceding 16 goals in the process. The Citizens beat Highworth Town 3-1 away last weekend and are unbeaten in five and have only lost once at home this season to date.

Winchester City – Preview
The Citizens lost narrowly to the League leaders Thatcham Town on Boxing Day, but a ‘focussed squad’ have returned 13pts from a possible 15 pts to climb to third place. The supporters are urging their team on to ‘close the gap ‘ and are looking to maximise on Evesham United’s current form. Two players returning – Billy Connor and Jake Rawlins will boost the strength of the squad, starting tomorrow.

Home Form Guide
LWDWWW = 13pts from possible 18 pts

Evesham United – Preview
January has not been kind to Evesham, as they failed to secure a point and conceded 16 goals in the process. Carl Abbott has sought to fresh his squad bringing in two new faces Midfielder Calvin Dinsley returns to Evesham from Southern League Premier Division South side Swindon Supermarine and forward Jamie Lucas from Southern Division One Central outfit Halesowen Town – both on one-month loan deals.

Away Form Guide
LDLWLL = 4pts from a possible 18 pts.

The Citizens will be entering the game, fully focussed and feel sure manager Craig Davis will maintain a form discipline to ensure three valuable points, never easy to visualise the outcome as Evesham will want to give a good account.