Wantage Town boss Gary Ackling takes his side to face former club Abingdon United in the Uhlsport Hellenic Premier Division on Saturday.

And there is another managerial reunion with Abingdon No 2 Andy Wallbridge taking on the club he was in charge of last season.

Gareth Tucker is in the Wantage squad for the first time since his move from Abingdon, while Steve Davis, Matt Pedder, Tom Austin and Ben McCready return. Harry Halls is unavailable due to work.

Jack Bernasconi starts a two-game suspension for Abingdon, while Graham Edney, John Dent and Kevin Rookes are all unavailable.

Steve Skyrme replaces Harry Jenkins for Headington Amateurs’ trip to Chalfont Wasps in Division 1 East. Goalkeeper Jenkins serves the first of a three-match ban.


Abingdon Utd (v Wantage Town, home): from Rackley, McNeil, Davis, Garner, Cottrell, Threlfall, Thorne, Crook, Cochrane, Doyle, Nichols, Langford, Stephenson, Denton, Rutherford, Zoldan.

Wantage Tn (v Abingdon Utd, away): from Howe, Tucker, Sadler, James, Cattell, Webb, Butler, Taplin, McCready, Austin, Lachacz, Malton, Melledew, Davis, Younie, Guy, Deabill, Pedder, Claydon.

Headington Amateurs (v Chalfont Wasps, away): from Skyrme, Nkwanyuo, Lester, Henderson, Brown, B Cuff, Zaja, Payne, Cook, Fowler, Green, Williams, Hedger, L Cuff, Craft.