Ossett Town aim to bounce back against high-flying Bay

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OSSETT Town’s relegation battle in the Evo-Stik Premier Division gets no easier tomorrow when they host second-placed Colwyn Bay at Stade France (kick-off 3pm).

Boss Phil Sharpe will be looking for a big response from his players after they suffered their heaviest defeat of the season so far with a 8-1 loss at leaders FC Halifax Town on Tuesday night.

The visit of the Welsh side, although tough, will hand Town the perfect opportunity to bounce back and show they’re up for the challenge of maintaining their Premier Division status.

Ossett Albion’s battle to avoid the drop in Division 1 North continues with a trip to leaders Chester tomorrow (kick-off 3pm).

Eric Gilchrist’s men are desperate for points after slipping to second-from-bottom and six points adrift of Prescot Cables, the side above them in the table.

Albion were on the end of a 6-2 home defeat against Bamber Bridge on Tuesday night and another below-par performance will be punished against the league leaders.

In-form Wakefield FC will travel to second-placed Chorley tomorrow (kick-off 3pm).

The Bears have lost just once in their four games since the turn of the year and will be keen to continue their upturn in fortunes in Lancashire.

A 1-0 victory over high-flying Clitheroe on Tuesday night will send the Bears into the clash full of confidence.

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