Blues Reserves Face Newcastle

Last updated : 07 January 2005 By Brian Cartlidge
A win for Blues' second string against a Newcastle side who go into the game on the back of two consecutive wins would see Keith Bertschin's side reclaim top spot in the Barclays Premier Reserves League (north) table.

In the corresponding fixture last season, on 5th November 2003, Blues Reserves recorded a comfortable 3-1 win against the Magpies Reserves at St Andrews.

To read IPFreely's match report on last seasons home game, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/200422/03/04Newcastle Res3 - 1Blues ResPREM
2003/200405/11/03Blues Res3 - 1Newcastle ResPREM

Blues Reserves have won nine and drawn three of their 16 league games this season. A total of 22 goals have been scored in those games, with 16 conceded.

Newcastle United Reserves in their first thirteen games have won 6 and drawn 1. While the Magpies have hit 12 goals in these games, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blues' 30 points from 16 games sees them sitting in third place in the Barclays Premiership Reserves League (North) table. Newcastle currently find themselves seventh in the division. Their thirteen games have yielded 19 points.

To see a recent reserves league table, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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Newcastle Utd Res3201536

Kick off at Damson Park tonight is 7pm.

Admission is free to season ticket holders, and Junior Supporters' Club Members or £4 for adult non-season ticket holders and £2 for concessions.