Return to manager’s former ground is next up for Frickley

Frickley Athletic manager Spencer Fearn.
Frickley Athletic manager Spencer Fearn.

Busy Pre-season preparations continue for Frickley Athletic with a visit to Maltby Main on Saturday.

The game against the club where Spencer Fearn was manager before moving to Westfield Lane takes place at Muglet Lane, with a 3pm kick-off.

Six more pre-season friendlies have been arranged before the start of the season proper, which will be on Saturday, August 18 in the Evo-Stik League’s East Division.

Frickley will take on Football League opposition in the form of Sheffield United U23s on Friday, July 20, and Sheffield Wednesday U23s the following Friday.

They also host Mickleover Sports on July 24 and Gainsborough Trinity on August 4 and are away to Rossington Main (July 24) and Scarborough Athletic (August 11).

In the preliminary round of the Emirates FA Cup, Frickley will be at home to either Liversedge or Padiham on Saturday, August 25. The FA Trophy draw has been less kind with Frickley drawn away at Skelmersdale United in the preliminary round on October 13.