Goalmouth action from Emley AFC's return to the pitch when they took on Golcar United. Picture: Mark Parsons

PICTURE SPECIAL: Emley AFC return to action in first pre-season match against Golcar United

Photographer Mark Parsons was there to capture the first action of the new season as Emley AFC took on Golcar United in their first warm-up match at the Fantastic Media Welfare Ground ahead of the 2022-23 campaign.

Here's a look at his images from a game in which Emley showed plenty of promise with a 6-0 win.

Last season's top scorer George Doyle hit a hat-trick while trial players netted the other three goals in a fantastic return to the pitch for the Pewits.

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