The Bears travelled to Merseyside to take on an in form Bootle side; knowing the winners would move up to second in the table. They were without Tom Morris and Billy Hasler-Cregg from the mid-week draw with Barlick.
This was the re-scheduled game after floodlight failure before Christmas. It was to prove a frustrating evening for the Bears who failed to put together a decent performance and were often being pushed by their visitors.
The Bears travelled the short distance to Abbey Hulton for this much anticipated game, with the Bears being named Premier League Club of the month and Abbey Hulton the First Division South Club of the Month.
The Bears travelled to Liverpool on a cold and windy night, looking to keep their excellent run going.
Several changes were made to the starting 11 to rotate the squad a little and the changes worked well.
Congleton Town made history on Bank Holiday Monday as a 3-0 victory over Bootle extended their winning start to the season to six games, their best ever start to a season in the club’s 117-year history.