WHO ARE THE SHOTS PLAYING?
Aldershot Town will welcome Sholing FC to the EBB on Wednesday night in the third round of the Hampshire Cup. Sholing are currently top of the Southern League Division One South table, having won 13 of their first 16 games this season.
HOW DID THEY GET ON LAST SEASON?
Sholing finished 7th in the Southern League Division One South last season, picking up 19 wins from the 36 games they played, finishing 10 points better off than Melksham Town in 8th. Last season in the Hampshire Cup, Sholing fell at the first hurdle, losing 2-1 to Gosport Borough.
HOW HAVE WE GOT ON AGAINST THEM IN THE PAST?
Aldershot’s Academy played Sholing Youth in the 2017/18 season in FA Youth Cup, with Sholing earning their spot in the first round proper of the FA Youth Cup, after 120 minutes ended in a 2-2 draw, and Sholing eventually going on to win on penalties.
WHO IS THEIR GAFFER?
Dave Diaper is in charge of Sholing, and has been in charge of the side since the 1999/00 season. Diaper reached 1,000 games in charge of the club in 2018, and took Sholing to an FA Vase victory in 2014. Dave is assisted by his son Marc Diaper and has won 11 major honours for the club.
SHOLING SQUAD UPDATE:
Top scorers for the side Dan Mason on 11 and Lee Wort on 10 are likely to start tomorrow night’s game due to their prolific output for the side this season. Mason alongside Dan Miller and Ryan Gosney have played all of Sholing’s games this season, having started all 16 games. Rob Flooks and Sami Makhloufi have made the joint most cup appearances with 7, and Lee Wort has scored 7 cup goals in 3 games, furthering the belief he could start tomorrow night.
Tickets for our Hampshire Senior Cup third round tie with Sholing on Wednesday, 30th November, 19:45 are now available to purchase by clicking HERE
This fixture will be general admission unreserved seating and terracing in the North Stand ONLY.
Directors Box tickets can be purchased for just £10 and The EBB Lounge will be open to all serving drinks, sausage rolls and pastries.
Turnstiles will open an hour before kick-off at 18:45 and tickets can be bought from the turnstiles with CARD ONLY; prices will increase by £1 if bought on the day.
Prices for the game are as follows:
Buying on the day at the turnstile-
- Adults – £6
- Concession- £4
- Juniors- £2
If you pre-purchase online-
- Directors Box- £10
- Adults – £5
- Concession- £3
- Juniors- £1
HOW TO FOLLOW THE GAME:
As always, live updates will be posted on Shots official Twitter @OfficialShots, and you can catch up with highlights of the game on the Aldershot YouTube channel HERE after the final whistle has gone.