Aldershot Town are back in action at the EBB Stadium for their second game in eight days with Eastleigh, this time at home and in the VNL and as ever, there’s a packed edition of match day programme, Shots, to accompany your match day viewing.

Haji Mnoga is centre stage in the latest In Conversation With… find out how proud he is to represent his home nation, Tanzania, and what drew him back to play for the Shots for a second season, and there are the usual pages from manager Tommy Widdrington, captain Stuart O’Keefe and Chairman Shahid Azeem as well.

The Shots Foundation page tell us about the Christmas Toy Appeal that they have launched in conjunction with the Supporters Club and the recent visit of the Army FA to the Vets Hub meeting, there’s the usual two pages of Phoenix Puzzlers to give your brain a workout either before the match or at half-time and in Champions!, the 1997/98 season moves onto unusual territory, back to back losses for the Shots in the run-up to Christmas.

Nick Cansfield talks about his frustrations with FA Cup matches being moved from ‘traditional’ timeslots, Trevor Knell has a column on how important the Christmas run of games is to fans and clubs alike, the Supporters Club announce the latest total raised with the In With a Shot game and Rob Worrall features three more supporters in his Fanzone page.

Along with a comprehensive look at our visitors including a preview from Laurence Ryan, photos, and stats from Shots’ last three matches including their amazing win in the FA Cup replay at Stockport County, Shots is available both in the Club Shop and in the ground, priced just £3. Don’t forget to buy your copy!