Tuesday evening sees Rangers play their last scheduled pre-season friendly as they travel over to York to play Poppleton United. Kick-Off for this game is 7pm and looking ahead at the weather forecast, it should be a very warm evening!
Throughout this pre-season campaign, Manager Dan Marshall and his coaching team have intentionally targeted hard games and this one promises to be no difficult! As with the others, this will show how prepared we are for facing Oxenhope Recreation on the opening day of the season next Saturday.
Poppleton were promoted into the York Premier League last season and finished in the top flight in 11th position out of 15. At home, United won four of their fourteen matches, scoring 19 (avg. 1.4 goals per game) whilst conceding 31 (avg 2.2 goals per game). At look at the FA stats for this league shows that Nial Kirby is the goal getter with an impressive 22 strikes last season.
If you wish to attend the match, the address you need is Poppleton Centre, Main Street, nether Poppleton. YO26 6JT