Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

City Hope Their Luck Is Not Curzed!

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

City Hope Their Luck Is Not Curzed!

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DURHAM City will attempt to do what Newcastle Blue Star were unable to this week when they travel to Curzon Ashton tonight in a UniBond First Division North match.

Blue Star lost 2-1 at Curzon on Monday, and, with another of Durham's title rivals Colwyn Bay also losing this week, there is the chance for Lee Collings' league leaders to take another step towards the title.

Durham have already played Curzon Ashton twice in the FA Trophy this season, drawing 1-1 at home and then winning the resulting replay 2-1.

Curzon's FA Cup exploits, where they beat Exeter City 3-2 in the 1st round proper, have hampered the

Tameside club's league campaign, though they still have a chance of sneaking into the play-offs.

Collings said: "Curzon Ashton are one of the best sides we have played in the UniBond League, and they gave us two tough games in the FA Trophy.

"It will be another searching examination for us, but we have come through our blip. …

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