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WESSEX LEAGUE FOOTBALL PREVIEW – SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER


2 Isle of Wight teams will be in action in the Wessex League this Saturday (19th October).

In the Wessex Premier League, Cowes Sports – who are currently in 19th position – take on 6th placed Horndean at Westwood Park. The Island side will be without a number of key players due to the wedding of midfielder, Tom Dye.

Manager Steve Rutter has described the game as being “a difficult game against a good side”. However, Rutter believes the absence of players such as Gareth and Ash Brett will provide opportunities for youngsters such as Aiden White and Scott McFarlane.

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In Wessex League One, winless and managerless East Cowes Vics, in 19th position, travel to 6th placed Alton. John Simpkins will be taking over as caretaker boss at Vics until a new manager has been appointed.

Midtable Newport, currently in 8th position, are without a fixture this Saturday, but will travel to 16th placed Totton & Eling on Tuesday night, in a game starting at 19:45.

Saturday 19th October
Cowes Sports v Horndean
Alton v East Cowes Victoria

Tuesday 22nd October
Totton & Eling v Newport IW

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