Match Preview – Dover (H)

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

Barrow v Dover Athletic

Saturday 24th March


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.

Bedsente Gomis is back from suspension after missing Wednesday’s game against Hartlepool following his red card at Maidenhead last Saturday.


Barrow’s Recent Form:

The Bluebirds were defeated by Hartlepool United on Wednesday in front of the BT Cameras. Barrow took the lead through Luke James but goals either side of half time from Conor Newton and Carl Magnay gave the visitors all three points.


Last 3 league games:

Macclesfield 3-1 Barrow

Maidenhead 0-1 Barrow

Barrow 1-2 Hartlepool United


Dover Athletic’s Recent Form:

Dover defeated league leaders Macclesfield Town in their last Vanarama National League outing. Debutant Keanu Marsh-Brown, on loan from Forest Green Rovers, scored a brace to give them the three points.


Last 3 league games:

Dover Athletic 1-0 Leyton Orient

Chester 0-2 Dover Athletic

Dover 2-0 Macclesfield


Last Time Out:

The teams played out a 1-1 draw in our meeting at Crabble back in August. Jordan White struck for the Bluebirds before Ryan Bird rescued a point for the home side. You can watch highlights of that game here:



Live match coverage will be available on BBC Radio Cumbria.

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The Crossbar will be open from 12:30pm with a wide variety of soft, hot and alcoholic drinks.