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By Sam Elliott

There’s an exciting offering on Saturday as the National League South and North clubs head back into battle.

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Gloucester City hold a six point advantage in the National League North – but they aren't playing, so will the other contenders grab their chance?

York City have games in hand but need to get wins on the board, they are at out-of-form AFC Telford United.

Second-place Chester are at Blyth Spartans - after they lost there 8-1 two seasons ago, the Blues need to make a point.

Boston United and Brackley Town, meanwhile, meet in a promotion contender face-off.

In the National League South, will we have new leaders come 5pm on Saturday night?

St Albans City have a chance but they need to beat hurting Maidstone United at Clarence Park.

Dorking play free-scoring Billericay hoping to go top themselves while promotion rivals from years gone by - Ebbsfleet and Chelmsford - clash in the repeat of the 2017 Promotion Final.

Here’s our match pack for Saturday’s games.

AFC Telford United v York City

AFC Telford United
Form: D-L-L-L
Last time out: Curzon Ashton (H) 1-1
Did you know? The Bucks have taken just two points from a possible eighteen.

York City
Form: D-W-L-D
Last time out: Kidderminster Harriers (H) 2-2
Did you know? City have just one defeat in seven but have won only twice away.

Blyth Spartans v Chester

Blyth Spartans
Form: L-D-L-L
Last time out: Darlington (A) 0-6
Did you know? Bottom club Blyth have taken only one point from a possible 21.

Form: D-W-W-L
Last time out: Bradford PA (A) 3-3
Did you know? Chester have won four from their last seven on their travels, losing just once.

Boston United v Brackley Town

Boston United
Form: D-D-W-W
Last time out: Bradford PA (A) 1-1
Did you know? The Pilgrims have the best defensive record in the division, letting in only ten goals.

Brackley Town
Form: W-D-W-W
Last time out: Darlington (H) 0-2
Did you know? The Saints are unbeaten in eight – winning five of their last six.

Bradford (PA) v Kidderminster Harriers

Bradford (PA)
Form: D-D-L-W
Last time out: Chester (H) 3-3
Did you know? Leaky Bradford have let in 15 goals in their last six matches.

Kidderminster Harriers
Form: L-D-D-L
Last time out: Gloucester City (A) 2-3
Did you know? Harriers haven’t won in four - their worst run of the season so far.

Southport v Leamington

Form: D-L-D-L
Last time out: Curzon Ashton (H) 2-2
Did you know? Our of form Port have taken just five points from a possible 24.

Form: W-D-D-L
Last time out: Chorley (A) 1-2
Did you know? The Brakes have suffered one defeat in ten – that came against league leaders Gloucester.

St Albans City v Maidstone United

St Albans City
Form: W-L-W-D
Last time out: Welling United (A) 0-2
Did you know? Saints have won five of their seven matches at Clarence Park.

Maidstone United
Form: L-W-L-D
Last time out: Braintree Town (H) 0-2
Did you know? Maidstone are better away recently, with just one loss in five on their travels.

Ebbsfleet United v Chelmsford City

Ebbsfleet United
Form: W-L-W-L
Last time out: Slough Town (A) 2-0
Did you know? Fleet have scored in just one of their last four home matches.

Chelmsford City
Form: D-W-W-L
Last time out: Billericay Town (A) 3-3
Did you know? City have found the net ten times in their last four away games.

Hungerford Town v Welling United

Hungerford Town
Form: D-W-L-W
Last time out: Dartford (A) 1-1
Did you know? Hungerford have lost four of their last five home matches – but beat Maidstone last time out.

Welling United
Form: L-D-L-D
Last time out: St Albans City (H) 0-2
Did you know? The struggling Wings are undefeated in their last four away games.

Eastbourne Borough v Slough Town

Eastbourne Borough
Form: W-L-D-L
Last time out: Havant & Waterlooville (A) 2-1
Did you know? Sports have lost two more matches at home than they have away.

Slough Town
Form: L-W-D-D
Last time out: Ebbsfleet United (H) 0-2
Did you know? The Rebels are the only side yet to win on their travels so far this season.

Braintree Town v Bath City

Braintree Town:
Form: W-L-L-W
Last time out: Maidstone United (A) 2-0
Did you know? The Iron may be at the wrong end but they have scored in each of their last nine matches.

Bath City:
Form: W-L-D-W
Last time out: Havant & Waterlooville (H) 2-1
Did you know? Improving Bath have taken seven points from a possible twelve away from home.

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