Hey and welcome to right this moment’s dwell protection of Gateshead’s FA Cup conflict with Oldham Athletic.
After making their approach by means of three qualifying rounds, Gateshead now welcome Soccer League opposition to Tyneside within the first spherical correct.
After a turbulent 12 months off the sector which nearly noticed the membership stop to exist, Gateshead are actually a thriving, fan-led group membership and so they aren’t doing too badly on the pitch both.
Below the steering of player-manager Mike Williamson, the Heed Military have gained eight of their final 10 video games in all competitions and shall be assured of springing a shock in opposition to the Latics.
Oldham head to the North East in rotten kind having gained simply one among their final eight video games in all competitions.
Sean McCormick will deliver you build-up, updates and response from the Gateshead Worldwide Stadium, with kick-off at 12: 45pm.
It was a optimistic begin for Gateshead who had been the higher staff within the opening levels. Morais’ opening purpose for the guests was an actual physique blow. Gateshead have gone flat since and wish a recent impetus within the second half.
Half-time: Gateshead Zero-1 Oldham
That’s it for the primary 45 minutes.
43 minutes: Gateshead Zero-1 OldhamSean McCormick
Olley’s nook causes chaos
A wonderful supply from the Gateshead playmaker nearly resulted in an own-goal earlier than cannoning out for one more nook. Olley’s second supply was then comfortably collected by La Paz.
41 minutes: Gateshead Zero-1 OldhamSean McCormick
Oldham are persevering with to pile on the strain
Smith’s nook is floated over to Hamer on the sting of the field and his volley is deflected away for a purpose kick.
38 minutes: Gateshead Zero-1 OldhamSean McCormick
Secure palms from Brad James
The Heed keeper known as into motion as he safely holds Smith’s effort from the left-hand aspect.
35 minutes: Gateshead Zero-1 OldhamSean McCormick
Greg Olley checks La Paz
However the Oldham keeper will get down properly to avoid wasting Olley’s low effort to his left-hand aspect.
34 minutes: Gateshead Zero-1 OldhamSean McCormick
Oldham must be 2-Zero up
However Brad James comes up with an enormous cease to disclaim Jonny Smith from 15 yards.
GOAL: Gateshead Zero-1 Oldham
Intestine-wrenching for Gateshead as Morais fires Oldham in entrance. The Latics midfielder reacted to a unfastened ball from a nook to move residence. Utterly in opposition to the run of play and that may harm Gateshead who had been the higher aspect.
26 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Olley checks De La Paz
CHANCE: Greg Olley forces De La Paz into a good save from a free-kick. It’s all Gateshead atm however nonetheless Zero-Zero after 26 minutes.
24 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Kayode continues to threaten
Kayode latches onto a ball excessive and hits a cross in direction of O’Donnell on the again submit, nevertheless it’s too excessive and goes out for a throw-in.
15 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Josh Kayode trying harmful
Kayode flicks the ball previous his man and fees into the field from the left wing however Egert does properly to get better and win a purpose kick for Oldham. The Gateshead ahead has been vibrant and energetic within the first 15 minutes.
12 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Oldham compelled into an early sub
The guests have been compelled into an early change.
11 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
First sighter at purpose for Gateshead
Nicky Deverdics drills a low left-footed effort from 25 yards straight down the throat of Oldham goalkeeper Zeus De La Paz.
Gateshead trying the extra threatening within the early levels.
10 minutes: Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Heed Military making a racket
Gateshead followers chanting: ‘Gateshead’s a s**thole, however I name it my residence.’ The Heed Military haven’t stopped singing from minute one. Nonetheless Zero-Zero.
JJ O’Donnell is getting a little bit of success down the left-hand aspect however nonetheless little of be aware to report on the pitch
5 minutes – Gateshead Zero-Zero OldhamSean McCormick
Gateshead followers making themselves heard
Respectable away following from Oldham. Bigger than standard residence crowd as properly who’re making one hell of a racket. Little of be aware to report on the pitch to this point. @GatesheadFC Zero-Zero @OfficialOAFC after 5 minutes.
And we’re underneath approach!
Kick-off moments away
Environment is constructing.
Scott Barrow needs to showcase Gateshead in a optimistic approach this afternoon.
He wrote in right this moment’s programme:
“There’ll undoubtedly be an enormous buzz across the stadium right this moment as we tackle Soccer League opposition with the opportunity of getting by means of to the second spherical a sensible one.
“It’s an enormous event for us to be at residence within the FA Cuo we’re being proven on the TV and also you may get Newcastle or Sunderland followers coming to look at us play as properly with these groups having performed yesterday.
“We need to showcase Gateshead in a optimistic approach, as a result of as a membership we did nothing flawed final 12 months, it was right down to the folks operating the membership.
“To be on TV and show what Gateshead and this squad are about is a fantastic opportunity and we’re going to show what we’re capable of.”
The lads warming up
Just below 35 minutes till kick-off.
Right here’s how Oldham line up
Four-5-1 for the guests…
Right here’s how Gateshead line up. No Mike Williamson right this moment by means of harm.
Nelson explains Gateshead’s mindset heading into right this moment’s recreation
“Everybody is aware of that this competitors presents its fair proportion of shock, and in the event that they’re struggling to get outcomes and we’re getting good ones then it would simply stability issues out a bit.
“The primary factor from out viewpoint is to hold the momentum by means of by successful right this moment which might give us a lift within the league as properly.
“Of course, that would open up the chance for a second round tie and a big club coming here or us going to a big club elsewhere, and hopefully generate some funds and some publicity for the club – but we’ve got work to do this afternoon before we can look at that.”
Nelson on Oldham’s mindset right this moment
Extra from his programme notes:
“As somebody who has performed for Soccer League sides heading to non-league sides on this event, I feel Oldham will simply be seeking to come and be skilled.
“They’ll be specializing in doing their job appropriately as they might in opposition to a fellow Soccer League aspect, though they’re clearly fairly a approach forward of us within the league standings.
“Right this moment’s recreation jogs my memory considerably of after I was at Cambridge United and we drew Zero-Zero at residence with Manchester United to take them to a replay at Previous Trafford.
“We lost that replay but it was massive for the club and the revenue generated allowed them to go and strengthen, and they’re now a fully established League Two club.”
Michael Nelson’s programme notes
The Heed player-coach has defined why he’s quietly assured of Gateshead springing a shock this afternoon.
“We’re in fairly a very good place on the minute having stored loads of clear sheets at residence so we really feel that we’re coming into the sport right this moment with confidence behind us.
“Our opponents have had a few struggles so far this season and have changed their manager, so hopefully we can come in as the form team and cause a cup upset in front of the BBC cameras.”
Gateshead’s current struggles
A reminder of Gateshead’s current story and the way they rose from the brink of extinction to being a vibrant, fan-led membership with the local people at its coronary heart. It will likely be a heartening story if they’ll beat Soccer League opposition right this moment…
– That is the primary aggressive assembly between Gateshead and Oldham.
– That is Gateshead’s eighth first spherical look within the final 11 seasons. They’ve progressed to the second spherical on simply three events throughout that point.
– Oldham have progressed from 13 of their final 14 FA Cup ties in opposition to non-league opposition.
– Gateshead have solely progressed previous soccer league opposition on one event in 10 FA Cup ties, once they beat Halifax in 2000.
– Gateshead head into the conflict in nice kind, having gained eight of their final 10 video games.
– Conversely, Oldham head to Tyneside with only one win of their final eight video games in all competitions.
Oldham gamers testing the pitch
Beautiful day for it!
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