Match Preview – Barrow v Gateshead

All you need to know as we host Gateshead in the Vanarama National League.

Barrow v Gateshead

Tuesday 20th February


Furness Building Society Stadium

Team News:

Manager Ady Pennock has an almost fully fit squad to choose from, the exception being injured winger David Fitzpatrick.

Kingsley James is eligible to make his home debut following his arrival on loan from Chester FC.


Barrow’s Recent Form:

The Bluebirds picked up three points on the road at the weekend, with a 1-0 win over Maidstone United at the Gallagher Stadium. Backed by 90 vocal travelling supporters, Luke James struck with a fantastic finish on the half hour mark to secure three points.

Last 3 league games:

Wrexham 3-3 Barrow

Torquay 3-1 Barrow

Maidstone 0-1 Barrow


Sutton United’s Recent Form:

Gateshead fell to a 2-1 defeat at Boreham Wood on Saturday. Two goals by Bruno Andrade either side of a Wes Yorke equaliser were enough for the home side.

Last 3 league games:

Gateshead 1-2 AFC Fylde

Guiseley 0-1 Gateshead

Boreham Wood 2-1 Gateshead



Live match coverage will be available on BBC Radio Cumbria.

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The Crossbar will be open from 6pm with a wide variety of soft, hot and alcoholic drinks.

Both home and away fans are welcome!