In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division second place Ruddington Village will attempt to close the gap to West Bridgford at the top whilst their rivals are in cup action. Village travel to Forest Lane to face bottom club Sandhurst without the suspended duo of Daniel Cocks and Michael McGlaughin. Apart from a slip up in the NSL Cup Ruddington remain unbeaten all season whereas their opponents are still looking for their first win.
Ruddington (from): Benwell, Carver, Davies, Edge, Hassell, Hopkinson, Hudson, Joseph, Johnson, Leslie, McMullen, Moore, Newbold, Rhodes, Rimington, Winch
In the Notts FA Intermediate Cup Bilborough Town welcome league leaders West Bridgford to Eagle Valley. Town’s manager faces some tough selection decisions after a young team put in a spirited performance against Beeston last week but he has the more experienced Chris Roome, Carl Woodward, Leigh Copeland and Lyam Webster returning to the squad.
Town (from): Ivanov, Woodward, Battison, D Kane, Lee, Hutchby, J Kane, Minors, Palmer, Croft, Roome, Webster, Law, Copeland, Jackson, Swallow
There’s an all-Division One encounter in the Notts FA Intermediate Cup at Roko as Magdala Amateurs host Kirton Brickworks. The Brickies have Ben Smith available again after missing out through work commitments last weekend. After having won four on the trot Magdala are now on a three game losing run.
Kirton (from): Abbott, Baines, Birch, Darch, Godber, Gretton, M Hall, Ricketts, Sennett, Turner, Wass, Fuller, D Hall, Wareham, Smith
The only Division One game is a reverse of one of last weekend’s fixtures as Netherfield Albion welcome Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves to the Inspire Stadium. Albion will attempt to recreate last week’s 3-0 win but will have to do so without skipper Davey Muirhead as he is away for the weekend. Corey Smeed and Sheldon Collymore have work commitments so are also unavailable. Dan Huskinson and Rick Grey are both expected to return, along with Kirk and Kieran Johnson.
Albion (from): Jones, Cross, Walker, Grey, Huskinson, Leivers, T Smeed, Fowler, Johnson, Johnson, Kemp, Clayton, Douglas, Thorpe, Bower
Division Two leaders AFC Cliton travel to Digby Street to play Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC. Nick Currie is back from injury for Clifton, who will equal last season’s total of 10 wins if they are victorious. They are averaging nearly five goals a game so far this season and have scored 32 in the last five outings.
Clifton (from): Currie, Watkinson, Evison, Farmer, Hickman-Court, P Foster, Pearson, Wilson, J Wray, Kerry, C Wray, Sheffield, Bell, Boulton Elvidge, Nolan, Kavanagh, Commander