11 March 2022

Match preview: Bromley vs Solihull Moors – FA Trophy

  • Men's

Bromley take on Solihull Moors tomorrow afternoon in the Quarter Final of the FA Trophy, kick off at 3pm. You can still buy your tickets here >

The Opposition 

Solihull Moors sit sixth in the National League on 55 points from 31 matches.

The Moors have won two out of their last five matches, picking up nine points in the league with wins against Chesterfield and Wealdstone and draws against Southend, King’s Lynn and Notts County.

Their top scorer is Andrew Dallas, the 22-year-old forward has picked up 17 goals during this campaign.

Solihull were promoted to the National League after winning the National League North in the 2015/16 season.

The Moors have gone to have 16th, 18th, 2nd, 9th and 11th placed finishes in the fifth tier.

The Birmingham-based outfit have seen off Southport, AFC Fylde and Stourbridge to reach this point of the FA Trophy.

The Opposition Manager

The Solihull manager is Neil Ardley who was appointed on 14th June 2021 following his departure from Notts County three months prior.

He has guided the West Midlands side to sixth place at this point of the National League season, as well as a place in the Quarter Final of the FA Trophy.

Ardley has managed 37 competitive fixtures with the Moors, achieving 19 wins.

The 49-year-old has previously managed the Cardiff City Academy, AFC Wimbledon and Notts County. With the Dons, he achieved promotion from League Two to League One in 2016, winning the play-offs. 

During his playing career, Ardley played as a midfielder. He featured for Wimbledon, Watford, Cardiff City and Millwall, making over 400 appearances in league football.

The Previous Meetings

Bromley last took on Solihull Moors at Hayes Lane on 8th January, running out 2-1 winners.

A debut goal from Scott Wagstaff and a 15th of the season strike from Michael Cheek gave the Ravens a two-goal advantage going into the break.

James Ball netted 20 minutes from time for the visitors, but it ended up being just a consolation goal as the Ravens held out for maximum points.

Written by Harrison Eve

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