Match Preview: Lancaster City vs Basford United
Lancaster City will be looking to get their first three points of the season when they take on Basford United at Giant Axe.
The Dolly Blues were held to a 1-1 draw with Stalybridge Celtic after Tom Kilifi scored an equaliser in the 83rd minute.
Midweek action also took place at the Giant Axe with City facing Runcorn Town in the 1st qualifying round of the FA Cup, but they had to win via a tense penalty shootout.
City were not playing to their usual standard with boss Mark Fell left frustrated following the clash but knows that his squad need to focus on this weekends clash.
For Basford they will be looking for their first competitive win since February, an FA Cup exit at the hands of Chasetown saw the Nottingham based club lose their opening two games of the season following a 2-0 loss to play off chasers Warrington Town in the first league game of the season.
Midfielder David Norris is set to return to league action after missing out on last weekend’s match due to suspension.
Head to Head
The last time the two sides met was in August last year with Basford coming away 4-1 winners with Jack Thomas, Nathan Watson and Courey Grantham all bagging goals whilst Charlie Bailey scored the Dollies only goal of the game.