Ossett Albion aim to upset the formbook against high-flying Chorley

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OSSETT Albion will have to upset the formbook if they’re to bag crucial points in the battle against relegation from Evo-Stik Division 1 North.

Eric Gilchrist’s men have bagged just one point from their last possible 30 and sit second-from-bottom, seven points adrift of Trafford, who sit a place above them in the table.

Things get no easier for Albion today when they welcome second-placed Chorley to the Warehouse Systems Stadium (kick-off 3pm).

The Lancashire outfit will be big favourites to go back across the Pennines with maximum points from the match.

But Albion will aim to cause a shock and a bag a much-needed win which could help kick-start a surge up the table.

Wakefield FC have already enjoyed an impressive upturn in fortunes since the turn of the year and will aim to continue their good form at home against Curzon Ashton today (kick-off 3pm).

The Bears have won three of their five league matches this month, the latest victory coming in the shape of a 3-2 win against Mossley in an entertaining contest at College Grove on Tuesday night.

Confidence will be high amongst Steve Nicholson’s men for the visit of high-flying Curzon, and they’ll be looking to add another three points to their tally, despite being without top-scorer Tom Denton through suspension.

Ossett Town set off for the first of two tough away trips in the space of four days when they face Worksop Town today.

Phil Sharpe’s men are struggling at the wrong end of the Premier Division and their last outing was a 8-1 defeat at leaders FC Halifax Town.

The trip to face the Tigers is followed by an equally-daunting visit to Cumbria to face Kendal Town on Tuesday night.

See this week’s Wakefield Express Sport for all the latest sports news from around the district.