Skelmersdale United have no game this week but there will be football eyes focused on Mossie Park, Charnock where the hosts face Wythenshawe Town, its third v fourth in the race for a possible Play-off spot.
United are currently second in the table with 76 points, The two closest challengers, Charnock came from behind to beat Irlam in midweek and Wythenshawe were held 1-1 at Barnoldswick, meaning that both have 72 points but have two games in hand, Saturday’s game could see the winners gain the upper hand for that coveted 2nd spot, a draw could see the eventual runners up go down to the final game of the season.
United have the better goal difference but whatever happens on Saturday at Mossie Park there are sure to be more twists and turns before the season ends.
United’s final game of the season is at Home to Lower Breck on 2nd April.
After Saturdays encounter Charnock will face Barnoldswick away in midweek and finish with a home game against Burscough.
Whilst Wythenshawe will have two home games against Northwich Vics and Squires Gate.
Whoever gets that coveted 2nd spot could find themselves with a long trip in the Play-off between Step 4 & 5 The teams at Step 4 have home advantage, teams currently in the play-of spots.
Cinderford Town (Gloucester), Hullbridge Sports (Essex), Tooting & Mitcham (Sth London), Bridlington Town (Yorkshire), Kempston Rovers (Bedfordshire), Histon (Cambridge).
The teams at Step 5 that are also in the Play-off spots are North West Counties Representatives, North Shields (Northern League) & Boldmere St Michaels (Midland), Winterton Rangers (North East Co), Mousehole (Cornwall) & Stansted (Essex).
With United’s win at Atherton Laburnum Rovers last week, United have been drawn away at AFC Blackpool in the next round, the tie should have been played on 29th march but will now be on the 5th April.
Should United win in Blackpool they will be at Home on the 12th April to either Pilkingtons or St Helens Town in the next round.