United face Barrow on Saturday at Plainmoor in a 3pm kick-off. We take a closer look at the Bluebirds.
Opposition Profile | Barrow AFC
Manager: Ady Pennock
Address: Holker Street Stadium, Wilkie Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5UW
Capacity: 2,829 (1000 seats)
Telephone: 01229 666010
Nickname(s): The Bluebirds
2016/17 Finish: 7th (The National League)
Last Meeting: Barrow AFC 1 – 1 Torquay United 23/09/17
It was a tale of an early goal and a late goal at Holker Street the last time the two teams met. James Gray opened the scoring in the 6th minute with a low shot that found the bottom far corner. Byron Harrison equalized in the 90th minute when he converted a long ball that fell to him nicely in the box.
Current position: 20th (P29 W7 D10 L12)
Barrow haven’t played since January 16th when they lost 2-0 to Brackley Town in the FA Trophy. Since then their games against Guiseley away and Sutton United at home have been postponed due to waterlogged pitches. Their last outing in the National League was a 1-1 draw against Tranmere Rovers on January 6th.
Last 5 National League Matches: WDLDD
Moussa Diarra (Defender): Diarra has made 21 appearances this season and recently scored against Woking and Wrexham in back to back games.
Byron Harrison (Forward): Harrison has scored 7 goals this season.
Played For Both
Current United defender Myles Anderson joined United in Febuary 2017 after a spell with the Bluebirds.
Barrow winger David Fitzpatrick made 13 National League appearances for United last season scoring 3 goals.
Midfielder Andy Haworth made 6 appearances for United earlier this season. He currently plays for Guiseley under former United and Barrow manager, Paul Cox.
Torquay United Vs Barrow AFC | 03/02/18 | Kick-Off 3pm | For ticket info click here