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6 years ago By Alan Robinson

The Greenbacks face their third blank Saturday of the year after today's game was called off due to a frost-bound pitch at The Oval.

Bedworth-based Class 3 referee Rob Cairns carried out a 9 am inspection, and immediately ruled the pitch unfit.

Said club secretary Graham Bloxham: "It was really a foregone conclusion. There was so much frost in the pitch but full credit to our groundsman Mark Welsh who had created a really flat surface. Unfortunately, after six days of frost, the pitch was rock-hard."

The postponement means that the Greenbacks have played only three games since December 31st after games against St Neots (home - January 7th), Barton Rovers (away - January 14th) were also called off due to unfit pitches.

The Leighton game will now be rearranged for a Tuesday night later in the season.

Where next?

DEATH OF BOBBY BUSBY The death has been announced of former Greenbacks player Bobby Busby (pictured in his playing days) at the age of 65.
JAMES KEEPS IT CLEAN FOR DYNAMO Goalkeeper James Martin, on loan to Shepshed Dynamo, achieved a rare feat for the Leicestershire club on Saturday - a clean sheet.

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