Injuries pile up to add to Club’s woe

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Sheffield FC are back in action this evening, with a trip to Stamford (7.45pm) coming just four days after their biggest defeat of the season, 5-0 at Rushall Olympic.

It gives Club the ideal opportunity to flush the result quickly from their system as they look to complete only a second league double of the campaign.

Goals from Ant Lynam, Andy Gascoigne and Tom Roebuck helped Sheffield to a 3-2 win over the Lincolnshire outfit at Dronfield just 10 days ago. However, caretaker boss Ian Whitehorne has doubts concerning Callum Harrison, Jamie Hadfield and Ant Lynam who all missed the trip to Rushall through injury while Dan White hobbled off in the first half to add to Club’s walking wounded.

Buxton are also in action tonight where they will be looking to consolidate their place in the Premier Division play-offs with victory over Burscough at the Silverlands.

The Bucks are fourth in the table and are unbeaten unbeaten in the last seven but boss John Reed will be a little concerned that four of those ended in draws. Burscough, without a win in three, are one of 10 teams in the relegation mix.

Stocksbridge Park Steels take on Mickleover Sports at Bracken Moor tomorrow (1pm) just four days after Gary Marrow side went down 2-0 at Station Road against their relegation rivals.

Marrow will be hoping that skipper Brett Lovell will have shaken off a knock that forced the big defender off at half time at Mickleover, while midfielder Dan Dillon and central defender Kevin Dawson will undergo fitness tests.

With Frickley Athletic picking up a point in a 2-2 home draw against Bradford Park Avenue and Hucknall Town winning 5-2 at Retford, Steels are just two points outside the drop zone.

Frickley Athletic go to Chasetown hoping to boost their survival hopes while ending the hosts’ play-off aspirations. The Staffordshire side, who were beaten 3-2 at leaders FC Halifax on Tuesday when former Stocksbridge striker Jamie Vardy hit a hat-trick in the last seven minutes, are seven points outside the top five with games in hand. Victory for Frickley could seem the climb out of the drop zone.

Worksop Town entertain promotion rivals Colwyn Bay coming just 10 days after the Tigers suffered a 2-1 defeat in Wales. However, Martin McIntosh’s men have since bounced back to form with three wins on the spin.

Matlock Town take on relegation-haunted Whitby Town at Causeway Lane in desperate need of a win to boost their faltering promotion dreams. The Gladiators have lost their last three.