In local football news; Leek Blues played their last two friendly games away from home with depleted sides winning at Whitchurch last week and drawing at Sheffield on Saturday.
Leading scorer Tim Grice netted a hat-trick in the 3-0 win at Whitchurch whilst at Sheffield Zeff Thomas opened the scoring early doors only for the home side to draw level mid-way through the opening half.
Commenting on the games Blues’ boss Neil Baker said: “I thought we played very well at Whitchurch and took our goals well. We moved the ball about well and took our chances when they came along.
“However, in the Sheffield game we came up against much tougher opposition.”