NFU v Hull City (Billy Bly MT)

North Ferriby United v Hull City
Billy Bly Memorial Trophy
Monday 16 July. KO 7.30 pm

Ferriby continue their pre-season preparations when they entertain Championship neighbours Hull City in the annual Billy Bly Memorial Trophy match.

The game provides a chance to watch Steve Bruce's first match as City Manager and also gives fans from both clubs a chance to see close season signings.

Ferriby Assistant Manager Mark Carroll said, "We are all looking forward to the match. It's a chance to play in front of a large crowd and there will be a terrific atmosphere inside the ground. The players look forward to playing full-time professional sides; as individuals it is something that they have all aspired to themselves."

This is city's first pre-season fixture but Ferriby go into the game on the back of a 3-0 victory at Barton Town Old boys last Thursday. Manager Billy Heath gave all his fit and available players virtually a full 45 minutes each. He is likely to do the same against City.

Speaking after the victory at Barton Heath commented, "It was good to get a win and keep a clean sheet. The length of the grass made it difficult to play a passing game. Overall, it was a satisfactory performance."

Monday's match is "pay-at-the-gate"   with tickets priced at £9 (£5 concessions). There will be the usual catering and bar facilities.

Car parking will be available at North Ferriby CR Primary School at the top of Church Road. The cost will be £2 with all proceeds going to the school.

Ferriby squad: Adam Nicklin, Antoni Pecora, James Williams, Kevin Larvin,Steve Gardner, Dean Lisles, Nathan Peat, Paul Foot, Sam Belcher, Gregg Anderson, Chris Bolder, Gary Bradshaw, Russell Fry, Lee Morris, Danny Clarke, Chris White, Steve Ridley, Ben Hunter, Mark Gray, Chris Hall, Jack Muldoon, Neil Stevens, Liam King, Ryan Kendall



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