All change as Club chase double over Town

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Sheffield play the last of four successive home games in a hectic 10-day spell at Dronfield this weekend.

Club, who play Leek Town, bounced back from defeats against Grantham Town then Rushall Olympic to beat Stamford on Tuesday and look to complete a league over a side they beat in November with goals from Brian Cusworth and Ashley Burbeary.

But it will be a much- changed Sheffield team that will take on the Staffordshire outfit, with only goalkeeper Dan Whatsize, Chris Adam and Andy Gascoigne remaining from the starting line up that won at Harrison Park.

There are some crucial games in the Premier Division at both ends of the table.

Stocksbridge Park Steels go to play-off chasing Northwich Victoria without a league win in six games.

They are perilously close to the drop zone. Gary Marrow’s side have not won since beating Northwich 3-0 at Bracken Moor last month.

Marrow will be without suspended defensive duo Kevin Davies and skipper Brett Lovell.

Frickley Athletic boosted their survival hopes with a home win over Nantwich Town earlier this week that saw Peter Rinckavage side climb out of the drop zone.

However, the Blues face a big ask at second-placed Colwyn Bay who are on something of a roll having won the last four on the bounce.

The Welshmen have actually been better on the road than at home where they have already been beaten six times.

Worksop Town have a must win game at lowly Mickleover Sports. Martin McIntosh’s side have managed just six points from the last 21 on offer, which has seen them slip to 12th in the table, and nothing less than three points will suffice if they are to rekindle their fading promotion hopes.

McIntosh will again be without striker Jamie Jackson and Ben Tomlin through injury, while Mickel Suarez will be asked to play despite struggling with a hamstring niggle.

After two defeats over the past week promotion chasing Matlock Town will look for a win at Bradford Park Avenue.

But the Gladiators’ recent record against Bradford does not bode well with the West Yorks side having done the double over Mark Atkins side over the past two seasons. Atkins, who blasted his side following the 3-1 home defeat against play-off rivals Buxton on Tuesday, will have Steve Warne available again but striker Nathan Joynes is doubtful.

There should be a large crowd at the Silverlands where two of the in-form play-off chasers go head to head as Buxton host FC United of Manchester.

Just two points separate the Bucks in fifth to United in seventh with the hosts unbeaten in the last five, whilst United boast an undefeated 10-match league run.

Retford host Kendal.