Playoff Preview: Spennymoor Town vs Bradford (Park Avenue)

After a roller coaster season that saw Bradford top the league at Christmas before hitting a bad run of form in early 2019, the Avenue has secured the final playoff spot in a nail biting season finale.

The next challenge for Bradford awaits this Wednesday at The Brewery Field, home of Spennymoor Town.

The hosts come into the game confidently and on a strong vein of form, with a 5-0 win at Curzon Ashton on Saturday sealing a 4th consecutive win.

Avenue will be raring to go, having defied the bookies odds yet again to secure a playoff spot. Bradford narrowly lost to Chorley on Saturday, but will be buoyed by the superb performance that saw them briefly take the lead against the title contenders.

Bower’s men have already proven they can best the Moors home and away, haven taken all 6 points from the last two fixtures.

With yet another shot at promotion to the National League, the squad needs you, the 12th man, to be heard at The Brewery Field this Wednesday.

#UpTheAvenue #ProperFootball #ProperBradford

The Avenue will make the journey up the A1 on Wednesday to face playoff rivals, Spennymoor Town.

With the travelling Green Army spurring the squad on all season, the team needs you now more than ever to make some noise and be that 12th man at The Brewery Field.

The coach will leave the Horsfall Stadium at 4pm on Wednesday, and will leave Cedar Court Hotel at 4:15pm.

Tickets cost just £15 for an adult, or £10 for under 16’s.

Spaces are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.

Contact: to secure your place.

A win on Wednesday will take Bradford one step closer to the highest level of non-league football.

And you can enjoy all the action next season for just £100!

Click the button below to get your 2019/20 season ticket today:

Head To Head: Last 5 Games

Date Competition Venue BPAFC Spennymoor Town Result
19/03/19 League Away 2 0 Win
14/08/18 League Home 1 0 Win
06/01/18 League Home 1 2 Loss
15/08/17 League Away 0 3 Loss
Win Draw Lose
BPAFC 2 0 2
Spennymoor Town 2 0 2

Knowing The Opposition

Glen Taylor

Taylor is a big, strong, and technically adept goal scorer who is a former FA Vase winner with Whitley Bay, and scored more than 100 goals for Ashington. He grabbed plenty of headlines during the 2016/17 season, when he scored 19 goals to finish top of the pile for Moors and secure his place in the Jamie Vardy Academy over the summer. Upon returning to the club after the summer break, Taylor took his form to the next level, scoring four times in his first five games in the National League North. He went on to find the net over 20 times and caught the attention of clubs across the league and beyond. Taylor won a number of accolades at the club’s end of season awards, winning ‘Player of the Year’, ‘Player’s Player of the Year’ and ‘Top Goalscorer’.

Mark Anderson

“Sparky” joined in January 2016. Mark quickly became a firm favourite with the fans, scoring significant goals in the promotion into the Northern Premier League Premier Division, before netting a further 13 league goals last season. Anderson started his career with Sunderland and moved to the USA in 2010, then started his professional career with Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 2012, where he scored 19 goals in 65 appearances. He is still fondly remembered in America and the club regularly received well-wishes from across the pond. After suffering an injury in pre-season last year, Anderson recovered and went on to enjoy a brilliant season, scoring 13 times and recording the most assists of any Moors player.

Ground Guide:


The Moors Tavern is a community pub in the heart of Spennymoor.  It is affiliated with, Spennymoor Town FC, which makes it a perfect pre and post match destination for fans of the football club and visiting teams.

Other local pubs who are official Spennymoot Town club partners and welcome away supporters are:

Tudhoe and District Victory Club

Penny Gill

Spennymoor Working Men’s Club

The supporter’s marquee bar and refreshment area facilities in the ground will be open from 1:30pm


Due to limited parking at Brewery Field, fans travelling by car are advised to book parking prior to the fixture by contacting Spennymoor Town on 07871206474 or



Concession: £9 (Over 60s)

Juniors Under 18s: £4

Under 10: (Free Accompanied by paying adult)

All disabled supporters will be charged as age applicable however a carer will be submitted free of charge – however proof must be shown at the turnstile.

Information for disabled supporters:

Wheelchair Users: Access via Wood Vue & Tees Crescent entrances and one helper per wheelchair

Prices: Helper admitted free of charge (Proof maybe requested)

Disabled Toilets: 2 Disabled Toilets in ground situated on Wood Vue and Tees Crescent side

Address And Directions

Spennymoor Town Football Club, The Brewery Field, Wood Vue, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6JN 


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