Brighouse Town are preparing for Saturday’s intriguing home game against Salford City buoyed by a 3-1 win at Radcliffe Borough.
A ninth-minute own goal by Daniel Lafferty was followed by strikes from Danny Hull (16 minutes) and Ryan Hall (19).
The three-point haul at Stainton Park put Paul Quinn’s side 16th in the Evo Stik Northern Premier League First Division North.
Salford are three points clear of Northwich Victoria at the top after their 3-2 home win over Farsley.
It was a first win of 2015 for Brighouse, and beating Salford would represent a real scalp.
They are the club part-owned by former Manchester United stars Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt.
Their eventual aim is to take the Moor Lane side, who are 50% owned by Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, into the Football League.
Salford started this year by sacking manager Phil Power and raiding Ramsbottom United for Anthony Johnson.
They had won only seven of their last 20 games under Power.
Johnson has claimed two wins in two matches, with Bamber Bridge beaten before the victory over Farsley.
FC Halifax Town scheduled game away against the team bottom of the Vanarama Conference Premier, AFC Telford, which was due to be played on Saturday, been rescheduled to next Tuesday night, January 27 (7.45), due to FA Trophy fixtures.