NEW STALYBRIDGE CELTIC boss Liam Watson faces a selection dilemma for tomorrow (Saturday’s) must-win Vanarama North clash with midtable Harrogate Town.
Regular goalkeeper Lewis King is surprisingly back in the reckoning after suffering what was expected to be a season-ending knee injury in the 1-0 home defeat against league leaders Barrow a month ago.
The only absentee is defender Kelvin Bleau as relegation-haunted Celtic look to win consecutive home games for the first time this season.
Victory over Harrogate could allow the Bridge to overtake Brackley on goal difference, and possibly go within a point of 19th-placed Leamington who visit fellow strugglers Gloucester City
On Monday, Celtic again face Yorkshire opposition when they visit third-placed Guiseley.
Relegated HYDE have no game tomorrow but are home to Bradford Park Avenue on Monday. The only man missing is defender Kyle Brownhill who is out for the season with damaged knee ligaments.
The abandoned home game with Stockport County has been rearranged for Tuesday, April 14. Admission has been reduced to £10 for adults, £5 for pensioners and £3 for under-16s. It will still cost an extra £2 to sit in the main stand.
Midfielder Brad Robinson continues to be unavailable for ASHTON UNITED who are away to Stamford tomorrow. However, two players could make their debut over the Easter weekend.
Former Stalybridge manager Keith Briggs was a subsititute at Blyth in midweek but did not get on the pitch.
On Monday, when the Robins are home to Ramsbottom, Max Harrop could play for the first time since signing from Nantwich last month as his suspension will have been completed.
CURZON ASHTON manager John Flanagan has no new injuries to worry about ahead of tomorrow’s home match with Nantwich. Long-term hamstring victims Mark Bett and Simon Woodford should both be fit in a week’s time.
On Monday, the Blues are again at the Tameside Stadium but this time will be using the visitors’ dressing room when they face league leaders FC United who will rank as the home team.
Peter Band and Lloyd Morrison have no selection problems ahead of MOSSLEY’S first division north encounters with Lancaster (Saturday, away) and New Mills (Monday, home).
Maximum points might allow the Lilywhites to overtake Bamber Bridge and sneak into the play-off places.
Defender Ben Hampson is DROYLSDEN’S only absentee are they prepare for what might be termed the weekend from hell.
Tomorrow the Bloods are away to second-placed Darlington and on Monday face fourth-placed Northwich Victoria at the Butchers Arms.
Incredibly, FA Vase finalists GLOSSOP NORTH END again have no injuries as they prepare for five games in eight days.
Tomorrow they are in knockout action, home to Bootle in the semi-finals of the Men United Cup. Then on Easter Monday, they resume their bid to close the gap on Runcorn Linnets at the top of the North West Counties League premier division when they make the short trip to Abbey Hey.
On Wednesday the Hillmen are home to AFC Liverpool and the following night welcome St Helens Town to Surrey Street. Then on Saturday, April 11, they are home again, this time to Runcorn Town.
Manager Chris Willcock said: “Everyone fit and available. If I’m saying that next week with the schedule we’ve got, it’ll be unbelievable.”