After yet another postponed fixture against Kingstonian at the weekend, the Ambers hope to host Billericay Town at Theobalds Lane in the fourth round of the Velocity Cup on Tuesday night.
The Hosts- Cheshunt
After two postponements in the past week against Margate and Kingstonian, Ambers fans will hope this pitch will be in good shape to support their team this week. They come into this game in poor form with five defeats in their last five fixtures. The last three fixtures have all ended in a 3-2 defeat, the most recent being a defeat to Chatham Town last Saturday. Despite the defeat, the Ambers performed well at The Bauvill Stadium. The first half finished goalless, but the Ambers created many opportunities. Goals from forwards Nnamdi Nwachuku and Dejon Noel-Williams gave Cheshunt hope but they were unable to get the win.
Cheshunt were pleased to announce three new signings this month. Goalkeeper Woody Williamson joined on loan from Ipswich and midfielder Sam Granville has been loaned in from Barnet. Both made their debuts at Chatham last Saturday, with Granville impressing especially. They were both hoping to make their home debuts against Margate on Tuesday, but due to the postponement they will be hoping to play at Theobalds Lane for the first time in the cup this time out. Also returning is fan favourite Chevron McLean, we look forward to seeing Chev back in an Amber shirt again.
This is our first match in the Velocity Cup this season. In round three, the Ambers were drawn at home to Hornchurch FC and were given a walkover into the fourth round when they withdrew from the competition.
The Visitors – Billericay Town
Billericay come into this game off a huge 5-0 win at home to Lewes. They bettered this score by one the week previous when they defeated Cray Wanderers 6-0 at the AGP Arena. The Blues currently sit third in the table and are undefeated in six. This includes five wins, with the only draw coming against league leaders and fellow Essex side Hornchurch. The Blues advanced through to the fourth round of the cup with a 2-0 home win in the third round over Bowers and PItsea on Halloween.
One of the most impressive players to watch for the Blues this season is Bradley Stevenson. The former Gillingham midfielder has bagged 10 goals in the Isthmian League so far. The main man in form at the moment though is Alfie Cerulli. The 22-year-old striker has been on fine form recently scoring in the win over Lewes and a hattrick against Cray Wanderers.
Head-to-head – Cheshunt vs Billericay
The two clubs have only faced each other once in recent times which was earlier in the Isthmian Premier League this season. The Ambers were defeated 1-0 at Theobalds Lane thanks to an early goal from former Stortford striker Frankie Merrifield. The two sides will face each other for a third time in the reverse fixture at the AGP Arena in April.
Tickets for this match are available on the night or via the Cheshunt FC Ticket Office here
Prices are reduced for this match to Adult £10, Concessions £5, 12-17 £2 , children under 12 £1 with an accompanying adult.