FC UNITED’s visit to Hurst Cross tomorrow could have a major impact on the promotion race in the Evo-stik NPL premier division.The Rebels are fifth in the table – one place and one point above Ashton United – and both sides are enjoying good form. FC have won their last five games while the Robins have won three and drawn one of their last four.
Ashton have no injury problems but Paul Phillips and Gary Gee will be serving the final instalment of their suspensions.
Curzon Ashton's home game with Ramsbottom United has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.
In the first division north, Peter Dogan returns for Droylsden’s visit to Prescot Cables. Mossley go to Flixton to play Northwich Victoria without Tom Dean (groin) and Mike Fish (hamstring). Sam Robinson has a one-match ban but Josh Granite and Charlie Anderson are back in the squad.
Glossop North End's game at Winsford has been postponed.
Vanarama North has a full programme on Sunday. Hyde, under the leadership of new manager Gary Lowe, are home to second-placed Barrow. Stalybridge Celtic go to Solihull Moors looking to move further away from the relegation places.