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📝 Match Preview: Barrow AFC (A)

City make the long long trip north

17 August 2021

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Barrow AFC (A)

City make the long long trip north

17 August 2021

Exeter City make the huge trip north to face Barrow on Tuesday night looking to pick up their first win of the season.

Following defeat to Leyton Orient at the weekend, Matt Taylor's Grecians have the opportunity to make amends when they make the 326 mammoth journey to the Dunes Hotel Stadium, where they hope they can pick up their first Football League win against the Bluebirds.

Mark Cooper's Cumbrians were 3-2 winners over Hartlepool United on Saturday - their first win of the season - which was Barrow's first restriction free home game in front of fans since their promotion to League Two in 2020.   

Pierce Sweeney's Thoughts

"The best thing about football is that there is always another opportunity to put things right and we need to go and do that," he said.

"This early in the season it is important not to dwell on bad results. We can learn from them, but we can't dwell on them. 

"We can still be confident despite previous results."

Hear Sweens' pre match interview here 👇

Barrow's Last Match

Barrow 3 Hartlepool United 2 | 14/08/21 | Sky Bet League Two

Dimitri Sea scored the winner as Barrow picked up their first league win of the season after Hartlepool equalised twice. 

Tickets & Travel

  • Adults: £19
  • Concessions: £15
  • Under-18s: £6
  • Under-7s:  Free
Standing Terrace
  • Adults: £16
  • Concessions: £13
  • Under-18s: £5
  • Under-7s: Free
All prices, except under 7’s, raise by £1 on matchday. 
Wheelchair access & tickets
These are available from Barrow only. Contact them on 01229 666010.
Grecian Travel - The coach will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 11.15am for a fare of £48 for adults and £43 for under-16s
Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), Junction 28 (Cullompton services). Junction 27 (Tiverton), Junction 25 (Taunton.) All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

The Ground

  • Name: Dunes Hotel Stadium (Holker Street)
  • Capacity: 5,045
  • Year opened: 1909
  • Record Attendance: 16,874 (vs Swansea Town, FA Cup Third Round 1954)
  • Address: Wilkie Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5UW

City fans will be travelling to Barrow for the first time since 1972 and will be housed in the newly roofed Holker Street End terrace, with seated allocation also available. 

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Previous Encounter

Exeter City 1 Barrow 1 | 09/05/21 | Sky Bet League Two

The two sides ended their league campaigns with a share of the spoils following a 1-1 draw at St James Park. 

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