Fitness is key as Bards embark on pre-season campaign
STRATFORD Town kick-off their pre-season campaign on Saturday when they host Coventry Sphinx (ko 3pm) at the Arden Garages Stadium with boss Gavin Hurren admitting the game will be more about fitness than the result.
The Bards will have had four sessions prior to the game against the newly-promoted Northern Premier Midland Division outfit with Midland Football League side Studley then providing the opposition on Tuesday, 4th July (ko 7.45pm).
“Pre-season has gone well so far, the Town manager explained. “The difference from the last season is that we already have a togetherness having kept a big chunk of the team from last time when we finished really strongly.