Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Thanks to their fine performances in the second half of the season, Carlisle United’s League Two status is no longer in great danger. The Cumbrians are undefeated in the previous five league fixtures, and they are surely capable of making life difficult for Cheltenham, who are not regarded as good travellers. On-loan signing Joshua Kayode misses the midweek fixture with injury, while Carlisle United midfielder Harry McKirdy is rated doubtful for the clash after picking up a knock against Swindon Town.
The Robins are eyeing a place in the play-offs, but way win should not be considered as they failed to win the previous six away games in the League One. Anyhow, the visitors are likely to grab something from the match against the Cubrians, who will be without several first-team regulars in Tuesday’s football game. You should bear in mind that there have been under 2.5 goals in each of their previous four meetings in the English fourth tier.
Highlighted Player (Gethin Jones):
Born in Perth, Australia on October 13, 1995, Gethin Jones is a professional footballer who plays for Carlisle United in the League Two as a defender. Jones is a product of the Wrexham football school, but he played for Everton at youth level as well.
The pacey right-back made only one appearance for the Toffees as he played against Krasnodar in the Europa League 2013/2014 season. Gethin Jones played for the likes of Plymouth Argyle (loan), Barnsley (loan), Fleetwood Town, and Mansfield Town (loan) as well before joining his current club Carlisle United. Jones is eligible to play for Australia and Wales despite playing for the Wales U17, U19, and U21 teams in the past.
He made his League Two debut with Carlisle United in a 3-2 win over Stevenage on September 14, 2019. Jones’ main position is right-back, but he is used as both right midfielder and left-back as well. His preferred foot is right.
Highlighted Team (Cheltenham):
Founded in 1887 by a local teacher Albert Close White, Cheltenham Town are an English club that compete in League Two. The Robins wear white jerseys with red stripes and white shorts when playing at home, while sky blue is the dominant colour of their away kit.
Cheltenham Town clinched the FA Trophy in 1998, with the team defeating Southport 1-0 in the title game. The match was played at Wembley Stadium in front of 26,837 spectators, with John Eaton scoring the only goal of the match. The Robins have won Leamington Hospital Cup, Midland Floodlit Cup, Gloucestershire Senior Cup, Cheltenham League and Gloucestershire Senior Amateur North Challenge Cup as well.
The likes of Gloucester City and Hereford are seen as Cheltenham’s traditional rivals, while, in more recent years, Forest Green Rovers have been the club’s main rivals. A 12-0 win over Chippenham Rovers (November 2, 1935), with the team suffering their biggest defeat against Tydfil (1-10) on March 8, 1952.