The Shropshire duo face each under the Greenfields floodlights, incredibly, for the fourth time already this season as Brown eyes a first league win of his short tenure.
So far the bragging rights have been even. Drayton took the opening-day spoils in the FA Cup on home turf, before a goalless draw at Shifnal's Acoustafoam Stadium in the FA Vase – which saw Shifnal progress on penalties.
The pair then clashed in the Midland League Premier, again in Shifnal, in late September and Jamie Haynes' side edged out 2-0 winners under Brown's predecessors Paul Snape and Sean Notley.
Brown, back at the rock-bottom Drayton as boss for a second time, said: