FOOTBALL: Derby day set for end of August as Raiders host City - The Worcester Observer

FOOTBALL: Derby day set for end of August as Raiders host City

Rob George 22nd Jul, 2023   0

A DERBY date between Worcester City and Worcester Raiders at Sixways caps the first month of Hellenic League fixtures.

City and Raiders will lock horns for the first time competitively on Wednesday, August 30 (kick-off 7.45pm) at the end of an August schedule of nine possible games in just four weeks.

Newly-promoted Pershore Town play host to Raiders on the opening night of the campaign on Tuesday, August 1 while City host Tuffley Rovers on the same night.

Raiders host Belper United on Saturday, August 5 and City welcome Dudley Town on the same day in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup.

City then head to Lydney Town (August 8), entertain Cinderford (August 12) and travel to Longlevens (August 16) before the next qualifying road of the FA Cup and then a Tuesday night league visit on August 22 of Westfields.

The first qualifying road of the FA Vase takes place on Saturday, August 26 with City hosting AFC Bridgnorth at Claines Lane and Raiders travelling to Stoke side Abbey Hulton United.

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