Hallam hope but safety out of their hands

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Hallam are in last-chance saloon as they go to Liversedge knowing a win may not be enough to keep them up.

Julian Watts’ side are three points behind relegation rivals Arnold Town with a hugely inferior goal difference.

If Arnold match or better the Blues’ result in their home clash against Tadcaster Albion then Hallam will be relegated irrespective of the outcome of next Tuesday’s clash between the pair at Town’s Eagle Valley ground.

Both lost this week, Arnold 4-3 at home against Scarborough Athletic and Hallam 3-0 at Brighouse Town.

At the top, Parkgate host rivals for the runners-up spot Bridlington Town. The Steelmen have had a superb first season under Doug Shelly where they have taken the title race to the final month of the season. Farsley AFC’s 4-3 win at Tadcaster Albion last weekend put top spot out of Parkgate’s reach.

Shelley’s side are undefeated in the last seven in all competitions and lost just once in 17 league home matches.

Dinnington Town go to Winterton Rangers for their penultimate game of a very difficult season on and off the pitch. It ended in relegation after three years in the top flight. Boss Steve Toyne will want his side to end a 23-match winless run.

Maltby Main are at Scarborough Athletic just a week after they fought out a 1-1 draw at Muglet Lane. The Miners haven’t won in the last five and need to take six points from their final two games to secure President’s Cup qualification.

Armthorpe end their season at seventh-placed Thackley. Des Bennett’s side have lost the last three but will aim to finish on a high note by completing a league double over a Thackley, who they beat 2-1 at Church Street in January.

In Division One, the stand-out game is at Olivers Mount where Handsworth entertain champions Staveley Miners Welfare. It is the fourth meeting this season between the two teams. The Miners knocked Russ Eagle’s men out of the Wilkinson Sword Trophy 4-3 following extra time at Inkersall Road in January then won the reverse fixture 3-2 last month. Handsworth won the third meeting in the League Cup 5-3 on penalties this month.

Worsbrough Bridge Athletic finish their season at bottom of the table Brodsworth Welfare. Brodsworth haven’t won a league game in two-years.

Rossington Main hope to make it three wins in a row against Shirebrook Town at Oxford Street as Main prepare of next week’s Wilkinson Sword Trophy Final against Glasshoughton.

AFC Emley are at third-placed Barton Town Old Boys and Askern Villa face a tough trip to promotion hopefuls Yorkshire Amateur.