League sponsors Vanarama have been getting the fans’ perspective ahead of the new season - which kicks off this Saturday
It’s almost time for the big kick-off. What will be on offer for Alfreton fans this season?
Flirting with the play-offs we hope and some good football on the best pitch outside the Football League.
Aside from the bottom three, you had the second-worst defence in the division last season. Will the signing of Shane Killock help that?
He’s a very good addition. He played a full season in a strong Bradford (Park Avenue) side last season. He’s an experienced campaigner who should help to solidify us at the back.
Does the signing of someone like Amari Morgan-Smith signal your intentions for the season?
With Reece Styche leaving, we were desperate for a goalscorer. Everyone is hoping Morgan-Smith is the man to bag the goals for us. His reputation among Telford fans gives us confidence he’s up for the task.
What signing has impressed you the most?
Signing Dom Smith on loan and then turning it to a permanent deal this summer after a successful spell.
What’s changed since this time last year?
Players we’ve kept now understand each other and the club and the additions will only help the side. Defensively we will be stronger.
Which player could be your standout performer over the next nine months?
Dec Bacon. He’s looked sharp in pre-season - expect his pace in behind and eye for goal to cause problems for teams.
Who will be the main challengers for promotion?
Chester, Boston and York will be up there.
What away days are marked on the calendar already?
York. It’s a brilliant city and we’re not sure whether we’ll be going to Bootham Crescent or the new place.
What is the game you simply want to win?
Spennymoor and Altrincham battered us 7-1 at home last season; revenge required.
Who is an opposition player you wish played for you?
Nathan Arnold. I’d love him here. He’s far too good for this level.
Finally, where will you end up this season?
14th. We might flirt with play-offs early on but we’ll fade away.
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