The reserves have their penultimate pre-season game tomorrow evening against Peterlee & District Sunday Premier league side, Easington Southside FC. kick-off 7.30pm.
The Citizens return this Wednesday after 8 days rest since there defeat to Kirk Merrington.
Cameron Thompson’s side will now welcome Easington Southside to Sherburn with only 18 days to the start of their 2019 – 2020 campaign.
So far, the Lads have played four games – Drawing two and losing the other two.
Goals from Calvin Payne and jack Swansbury nearly rescued a draw in the last fixture after a poor first half performance.
The lads started there pre season with draws to Farringdon Detached FC and West Auckland Tuns. Both sides who will be looking to set the Wearside league alight this season!
All 25 members of the squad have played a part in all friendlies, getting minutes in the tank has been a main aim of the games.
This Wednesday, Manager Thompson hopes to pick his strongest 18 to take to the game from those who are available. However, he’ll still be without midfield duo Gisel Gil and Dan Simpson. New signing, striker Robbie Middlebrook also unavailable for selection.
In form Goalkeeper, Aidan Mutch looking to keep his form up after some fantastic performances in recent games. 30 year old, Calvin Payne looking to build on his goal from last Tuesdays game.
Opponents, Easington Southside will be no push over. Last year they finished third in Division won last year. Only 12 points behind unbeaten champions, South Hetton CCFC.
Southside have most recently beaten Peter Lee and district third division side Acre Rig FC 3-1.