Merthyr Town's Kerry Morgan. Pic: Peter Harman.

Martyrs Take On ‘Boro Team Fighting For Premier Lives

Merthyr Town face a test of character when they travel to Hampshire for an EvoStik Southern League fixture on Saturday.

Hosts Gosport Borough are fighting for their Premier Division lives – and a win against the Martyrs could see the home team leap out of the bottom three.

They are dangerous opposition right now, having beaten top four team Salisbury 2-0 away in their last fixture.

Goals from Charlie Davis and Sam Lanahan capped an outstanding team performance by Boro.

Gosport are two points behind Walton Casuals and Wimborne, while Tiverton and Basingstoke are only three points in front of them.

Merthyr look certain to finish in a highly respectable mid-table position and are currently 13th on 49 points.

Gosport’s remaining fixtures are: v Merthyr Town (home), Staines (away), Wimborne (home), Metropolitan Police (away).

Remaining Merthyr Town fixtures this season:

Saturday 13 v Gosport Borough A (3pm)

Tuesday 16 v Beaconsfield Town A (7.45pm)

Saturday 20 v Farnborough H (3pm)

Monday 22 v Taunton Town A (3pm)

Saturday 27 v Walton Casuals H (3pm)

Cinderford Town will play Stratford Town in the Southern League CCS League Cup final.

The match will be played at at Arden Garages Stadium, Stratford on Tuesday, April 16 (7.45pm).

Forest of Dean club Cinderford won 3-2 against Blackfield and Langley with Craig Norman (2) and Matt Macdonald their scorers.

Chris Cox scored an 89th minute winner for Stratford in their 3-2 semi-final success against Lowestoft Town.

PREMIER DIVISION SOUTH LEAGUE TABLE

P PTS GD
Weymouth 38 81 43
Metropolitan Police 38 74 28
Taunton Town 38 73 29
Salisbury 38 70 29
Kings Langley 38 63 3
Poole Town 38 60 16
Harrow Borough 38 56 8
Farnborough 38 55 -1
Swindon Supermarine 38 54 12
Hartley Wintney 38 53 7
Beaconsfield Town 37 53 2
Chesham United 38 53 -8
Merthyr Town 37 49 0
Dorchester Town 38 49 -8
Hendon 38 48 -7
Basingstoke Town 38 46 -1
Tiverton Town 38 46 -5
Wimborne Town 38 45 -5
Walton Casuals 38 45 -8
Gosport Borough 38 43 -10
Frome Town 38 36 -23
Staines Town 38 12 -101

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