A RALLYING call has been issued for residents across the Vale to lend their support to Pershore Town ahead of one of the biggest games in their history.
The King Georges Way team have landed a plumb tie against former Football League side Hereford FC in Polymac Packaging Midland Football League Cup.
Hereford FC were formed from the ashes of Hereford United who crumpled into liquidation and compete in the Midland Football League.
An incredible 4,000 fans packed into Edgar Street for their first game, way above the average for the division and Pershore chiefs are expected huge interest in Tuesday’s (September 15).
Football fans can pick up tickets on Sunday lunchtime between midday and 2pm and terrace tickets are £5 and £7 for the main stand.
A club spokesman said: “Subject to the number of advance sales, there will be tickets available on the night of the game,then at an increased price of £6 for terraces.
“However with a large away following and massive interest in the game, advance purchase is recommended.
“A considerable amount of planning has gone into the match which will likely be stewarded by an outside professional company, the perimeter fencing will be blacked out and additional food and drink outlets will be available on the night,” he added.
This cup tie is the first round of the major MFL cup competition with the final to be played at Walsall’s Bescot Stadium.
The plumb draw is the latest boost to the club and just weeks after a major new sponsorship deal was signed.
Local company 2020SolarPV have become stadium sponsors for this season and will have their logo on the Pershore Town shirts for the Hereford game before taking over the home and away shirt sponsorship next season.
“We are delighted that another substantial local company is keen to support the club at first team level whilst also recognising our community ethos, which this season will involve close on 200 local boys and girls spread across 13 junior boys & girls’ teams and a new Sunday team,” the spokesman said.