A glance at the league table highlights the significance of the match with Leek currently in sixth place, nine points behind Radcliffe but with two games in hand.
The two sides have yet to meet this season as the match at Radcliffe has twice been postponed due to both sides cup commitments and the clash at the Neuven Stadium is now set for exactly a month later on Tuesday 12th February.
Both sides go into the match on a terrific run of form. Blues are unbeaten in seven league games with five wins and two draws whilst Radcliffe have won nine of their last ten.
The Boro’s only setback came on Boxing Day when they went down 2-1 at Ramsbottom United which is where Leek drew 1-1 last Saturday.
Neil Baker (pictured) will have to check on the fitness of striker Tim Grice whose recurring knee problem meant he was rested for the game at Ramsbottom last week, but other than that he should have a full squad to choose from.
“Tim’s feeling the injury a little, so it made sense to give him a rest. It was better for him to miss the one game than risk playing him and then losing him for a few weeks,” Baker told the Sentinel. “Hopefully, he will be ready for the weekend.”
We are hoping for a big crowd so spread the word and bring your friends and family down to Harrison Park for what should be a terrific game.
The match has been very kindly sponsored by Stanic Motors.
Updated 10:22 - 13 Jan 2019 by Stevie R