BRIGHOUSE Town will head into Saturday’s Baris Northern Counties East League derby at Thackley buoyed by the stalemate between leaders Scarborough Athletic and Bridlington Town.
The action-packed 3-3 draw at Queensgate means second-placed Brighouse are three points behind Scarborough with a game in hand, although their goal difference is inferior by 18.
The gap could become six points tonight, when Scabrough, who groundshare at Bridlington, are at home to Barton Town Old Boys.
The top two clash at Brighouse’s Dual Seal Stadium a week on Saturday in what could prove to be a title decider.
Brighouse’s home game against Hall Road Rangers, postponed on Saturday, will now be played on Tuesday, April 30, becoming the final match for Paul Quinn’s side.
AFC Emley fought out a 3-3 draw in yesterday’s First Division game at Cleethorpes Town.