LV Bet Saturday 5th December Matchday Preview

What a weekend we’ve got in store – here’s your bumper LV BET guide to all of Saturday’s action in Vanarama National League North and South.

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The fans are coming back to many grounds and but who will be celebrating in front of their heroes for the first time since March?

In the National League North, teams at the very top are taking a well-earned rest.

All three failed to win on Tuesday night, demonstrating just how tough the league is to call this season. The chasing pack have an opportunity to turn up the heat as the the sides at the summit put their feet up.

Ex-EFL clubs York City and Chester cross swords and both need a win.

Two very in-form sides meet in the National League South as free-scoring Hampton welcome St Albans City- but the brilliant travelling Beavers may prefer to be on the road!

Leaders Dartford visit Eastbourne- Darts manager Steve King has a ten minute walk, he lives in the Sussex town!

York City vs Chester 

York City
Form: W-L-W-D
Last time out: Blyth Spartans (A) 3-0
Did you know? There won’t be fans allowed into this one as York look to make up for lost time having played just six times so far.

Form: W-L-D-D
Last time out: Alfreton (H) 3-0
Did you know? Chester haven’t won in four away from home but have scored in every game on their travels.

Leamington vs Gateshead 

Form: D-W-D-W
Last time out: Brackley Town (H) 1-1
Did you know? Leamington are currently second in the six-game National League North form guide.

Form: W-W-W-D
Last time out: Chester (A) 2-1
Did you know? This is the battle of the top two form teams in the league – Gateshead have won four from five.

Boston United vs Chorley

Boston United 
Form: D-L-W-D
Last time out: Gloucester City (A) 1-1
Did you know? The Pilgrims unveil their new Community Stadium in this early December clash.

Form: D-D-W-D
Last time out: Curzon Ashton (A) 1-1
Did you know? Chorley are unbeaten in five away from home – including two amazing FA Cup triumphs.

Farsley Celtic vs AFC Telford United

Farsley Celtic 
Form: W-W-D-D
Last time out: Southport (A) 1-0
Did you know? Celtic have just one defeat in eight and are only out of the play-off places on goal difference.

AFC Telford United
Form: W-W-L-W
Last time out: Guiseley (H) 2-0
Did you know? The Bucks are the only side in the top four playing this weekend – and they want to take advantage!

Guiseley vs Brackley Town

Form: W-L-D-L
Last time out: Spennymoor (A) 2-0
Did you know? Guiseley have lost three back-to-back home games – and need to put that right on Saturday.

Brackley Town
Form: D-D-L-D
Last time out: Leamington (A) 1-1
Did you know? Brackley may be third from bottom but have only lost one of their last seven league games.

Hampton & Richmond Borough vs St Albans City

Hampton & RB 
Form: W-W-W-L
Last time out: Chippenham (A) 3-0
Did you know? Hampton have won six from seven – their best run since Alan Dowson’s time in charge.

St Albans City
Form: W-D-W-W
Last time out: Eastbourne (A) 1-0
Did you know? Saints are top of the form guide taking 16 points from a possible 18.

Dartford vs Eastbourne Borough

Form: W-W-L-W
Last time out: Hungerford (A) 2-1
Did you know? Darts manager Steve King lives in Eastbourne – and wants to ruin the day for his hometown team!

Eastbourne Borough
Form: L-D-D-W
Last time out: St Albans City (A) 0-1
Did you know? The Sports have already lost to two title contenders at Priory Lane already this term.

Havant & Waterlooville vs Chelmsford City

Havant & Waterlooville
Form: L-W-W-L
Last time out: Hemel Hempstead (H) 2-3
Did you know? Paul Doswell’s Hawks have scored in every match so far this season.

Chelmsford City 
Form: L-L-L-W
Last time out: Chippenham (H) 0-2
Did you know? In their last away outing, City won 4-0 at Welling – but they have since lost three at home.

Dorking Wanderers vs Bath City

Dorking Wanderers
Form: D-W-W-D
Last time out: Maidstone United (H) 2-2
Did you know? Only one side has scored more home goals this season than Dorking, who have yet to lose on their own patch.

Bath City
Form: L-L-L-L
Last time out: Dulwich Hamlet (H) 1-4
Did you know? Bath are bottom of the form guide – and the National League South table.

Chippenham Town vs Slough Town 

Chippenham Town
Form: L-D-W-D
Last time out: Hampton (H) 0-3
Did you know? Scoring has been the Bluebirds’ big problems – they average less than a goal per game.

Slough Town
Form: L-L-L-L
Last time out: Dartford (A) 0-2
Did you know? The Rebels are on their worst run since the start of last season, losing their last four.

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