Unibet's Vanarama National League Matchday 15 Preview

By Sam Elliott

The Vanarama National League is back after the focus fell on the FA Cup - and what a line-up it is on offer this weekend!

Boreham Wood had an extended stay at the top and they aren’t in the mood to relinquish their leaders’ status any time soon.

But should they slip up at Altrincham, Chesterfield, Grimsby Town and even Bromley are waiting in the wings looking to de-throne them. It’s going to be another edge-of-your-seat afternoon!

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Stockport County vs Bromley

Dave Challinor meets the Stockport County home support for the first time - even though he introduced himself to most of them last weekend.

As encouraging as the start was at Bolton Wanderers, he knows National League progression is what’s really required. He has a tough start against a side undefeated in nine league games - winning seven of those.

So good has life been at Bromley that manager Andy Woodman has been linked with Challinor’s old job at Hartlepool United, but his focus is just on three more points.

County have won four of their last six and their five-goal salvo at Dover Athletic last time out set the new boss up perfectly. The BT Sport cameras will capture Challinor’s homecoming this weekend.

One to watch: Michael Cheek (Bromley)
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Notts County v Solihull Moors

Neal Ardley could haven’t timed his return to Meadow Lane much better.

Less than eight months after County went in another direction, he bounced back by piecing together a team at Solihull Moors that looks just as capable of earning an EFL place.

His side have conceded just one goal since late September and Ardley heads to his old club with the Manager of the Month award under his arm.

They have also won their last two away but in front of their own fans, County have shown their class - winning four of their last six.

The teams are separated by one point, and both have won seven of their 14 matches.

The winner will certainly give their promotion chances a shot in the arm on Saturday.

One to watch: Ruben Rodriques (Notts County)
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Altrincham v Boreham Wood

We all know the last two National League title winners have come as somewhat of a surprise.

So as we near mid-November, take Boreham Wood sitting at the top of the table lightly at your peril.

They may not have been talked up by the tipsters, but neither were Sutton United or Barrow, remember. Question is, has Luke Garrard’s team got staying power?

Wood have won four of their last five National League games and in that period they have been successful twice in the FA Cup.

But anyone who downplays Altrincham, especially in front of their own fans, will more often than not regret it.

Phil Parkinson’s team are sitting just outside the top seven. Both teams have scored in all but one of their last ten games, meaning more goals are likely on Saturday.

What a weekend we have ahead!

One to watch: Tyrone Marsh (Boreham Wood)
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Where next?

More National League Matches Picked For Live BT Sport Coverage Two more games have been added to BT Sport's Vanarama National League schedule.
Unibet's Vanarama National League North & South Preview There are two super-sized games coming in the National League North and South this weekend.

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