IT SHOULD be a fascinating clash when Lindley WMC entertain Marsh Lib for a derby battle in the second round of the District FA Sunday Challenge Cup.
Lindley are enjoying a better start to their League campaign in the Sunday League and are currently unbeaten, but they did struggle last week to overcome Kirklees League newcomers Barge Albion, needing extra time to do it in the first round.
Marsh, on the other hand, struggled in their opening games, but hit form last week when they sunk The Lockwood 11-1 with Dekan Hamagalih, Andy Morris, Richard Dyson and George Kenny all netting twice, along with strikes from Nathan Inman, Luke Stafford and Garry Robinson.
The Liberal Club also scored at the other end, gifting Lockwood their solitary score with an own goal.
The second round draw is:
Towngate v Waterloo BC, Pak Rangers v FC Varsity, Field Head v Wellington Westgate, Lindley WMC v Marsh Lib, Huddersfield Irish Centre v Britannia Spts, Woodfield Park v Golcar Con, Leeds Road Wanderers v Barr St, Rose & Crown v Lepton Lib.
In the League programme, Leeds Road Wanderers could consider themselves a bit unlucky as they led Lepton Lib for much of the game with goals from Dale Joy, Steve Bedford and Darren Williams, and even at 3-3 must have fancied a point from the draw, only for the visitors to snatch a late winner.
Wellington Westgate hit the top of the table (the three previous joint leaders were not in league action) after edging a 3-2 victory over Kirkheaton through Richard Shooter, Dominic Harris and an own goal. In reply Daniel Cooke bagged both Kirkheaton’s goals.