By Brian Jeeves
AVELEY will be looking to close the gap on the Ryman League Division One North play-off placed, but will be fully aware that they face a huge task when promotion chasing Bowers & Pitsea are the visitors to Mill Field on Saturday.
The Miller are currently eighth in the table, four points adrift of the play-off places. There hoped of a top-five place were rocked by a 2-0 defeat at ware last time out.
Meanwhile, Bowers & Pitsea go into this derby match off the back of impressive victories over league leaders Maldon & Tiptree and Heybridge Swifts. Rob Small’s men are currently handily placed in fifth place with a couple of games in hand over several of their chief rivals.
Aveley v Bowers & Pitsea admission prices:
Under 16’s: £3:00