Weekend preview: Tigers host struggling Nostell Miners Welfare

Bridlington Town v Nostell Miners Welfare
Bridlington Town v Nostell Miners Welfare
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On Saturday Worksop Town will welcome Nostell Miners Welfare in NCEL Premier action.

The league’s bottom side are in a woeful run of form, with defeats in each of their last six outings.

In their last two games they’ve gone down to 4-1 and 5-1 beatings.

Nostell have not won a single game all season – yet progressed in the Sheffield Senior Cup when their opponents Everest were removed from the competition, so this could potentially be the first of three fixtures between the sides this season.

Top scorer this season is Danny Critchlow, but he has recently left the Miners Welfare side to join Sandy Lane leaseholders Handsworth Parramore.

It looks like a second consecutive season of struggling, after Nostell Miners Welfare ended the 2013/14 campaign in 21st place in the NCEL Premier.

In fact you have to go back to the 2010/11 season to find the last time they finished in the top half of the table.

For Worksop Town, captain Jake Scott is still expected to be out with a hand injury.

Boss Mark Shaw is hopeful that new centre-half signing Tom Burgin will play a part, although he has been struggling with an injury recently.

Striker Dre Johnson will be looking to add to his tally of 13 goals so far this season for Tigers, 12 of those coming in the league.