Club men bid to be kings of the castle

Due to FA Cup ties, Sheffield FC's home clash with Alsager Town is one of only two UniBond Division One South matches taking place this weekend.

And while Club may well have missed out on a possibly lucrative run in the FA Cup following their exit at Cammell Laird, it does however,; present them with the opportunity of going top of the table.

Two victories over the past week, an avenging 4-1 win over Cammell Laird, was quickly followed by a 4-1 success at Belper saw club climb to third in the table.

It has given club an ideal platform to build on and three points against Alsager would see them move a point clear of leaders Retford and make it five wins in seven games.

With goalkeeper Jamie Holmshaw likely to be ruled out once more with a hamstring injury boss Dave McCarthy will hand a home debut to on-loan ex-Owl goalkeeper Aaron Jameson.

In the NCE Premier Armthorpe go in search of a third home win on the bounce against a Lincoln Moorlands Railway side yet to pick up an away point.

Armthorpe went down 3-0 at second placed Winterton in midweek ending their three match undefeated run.

Brodsworth travel to Pickering who play for the first time at home after starting with one from five away games.

Brodsworth, beaten 3-0 by Hallam in the last outing, will be out to show that their improvement in the previous three games that saw them take seven points from nine was no flash in the pan.

Maltby visit lowly Thackley, who have just four points to show from five games They will be boosted by a fine 2-1 home win over South Normantonwhich gave them a first win.

Worsbrough Bridge play their first home game bidding for a first win in seven outings, against Yorkshire Amateur with one win from three.

A good crowd is expected at t AFC Emley who welcome league new boys Scarborough Athletic.

The newly formed club are having to adjust to life in the NCE Lleague and have only three points. Emley have lost the last three outings.

Rossington , without a win, travel to Pontefract Collieries who are looking to avoid a third straight home defeat. Staveley will be hoping to avenge their 3-1 league Cup defeat at Tadcaster Albion when they make the return trip to Ings Lane, this time with league points at stake.

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