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News from Phil Clarke tonight is that the operation he had this afternoon to insert a rod and set his broken leg was a success, this is great news and will aid a full recovery.
Everyone involved with the club continue to send him our good wishes and hopes that he will have a speedy convalescence and be able to return playing as soon as is possible.
Crossy advises us he is going home tonight and hopes to be able to come to the game on Boxing Day, good news
The club are pleased to announce that we have signed Glyn Cotton.
The 30 year old attacking midfielder has played more than 400 Evo-Stik league games for clubs including Sheffield FC, Coalville Town and Lincoln United, as well as Belper Town and Stocksbridge Park Steels. His most recent club was Rugby Town.
Glyn will be available for our home fixture against Farsley Celtic tomorrow
The club are pleased to announce that following an extended loan period from Stalybridge Celtic, striker Adam Farrell has signed a permanent deal for the remainder of the season
The Bloods have a few fixture changes coming up during November.
Next Saturday, the 12th, our home game against Ramsbottom has been postponed due to Rams involvement in the FA Trophy.
instead we travel to Scarborough on that day.
Our postponed game away at Colwyn Bay will now take place on Tuesday 22nd Nov with a 7.45 ko while the Home Game against Ramsbottom will now take place on Tuesday 29th also with a 7.45 Ko
The Bloods will be looking to avenge their early season FA Cup exit when they travel to Radcliffe Borough on Bonfire Night.
Droylsden lost their replay 2-1 after a thrilling 4-4 draw at the Butcher's Arms
it will be their first outing in two weeks after their blank weekend having being eliminated in the preliminary round of the FA Trophy and their league game at Colwyn Bay being postponed due to the Welsh clubs participation in the same Trophy.
Droylsden will be looking to carry the firm which has won them points in the last two league games to continue at a ground when they won a vital three points in the league towards the end of last season.
Radcliffe's game at the weekend was tragically abandoned in the first half about visiting Colne keeper Matthew Johnson broke his leg
The Bloods will be hoping for a dramatic turn of form over the next few days as they face two home fixtures with Kendal Town the visitors on Tuesday night followed by Goole on Saturday.
Kendal come on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Colwyn Bay on Saturday and stand mid table after winning five and losing five of their league games this season under the management of Dave Foster following a period of restructuring over the summer.
The Bloods will be hoping for a repeat of the performance if not the weather, when the club's last met at the beginning of April when Shaquille Antoine-Clarke scored the only goal on a wet afternoon at the Pye Motors Stadium.
It has been a busy week behind the scenes as we prepare for the FA Trophy tie at Lancaster tomorrow.
The club have signed Ryan Winder, an attacking minded midfielder from Warrington, and striker Adam Farrell's loan from Stalybridge has been extended for another month.
Adam has been given clearance to play in the FA Trophy tie tomorrow as has Billy Hasler Cregg.
Finally we bid farewell to Mike Roddy who joined us at the beginning of the season and is now leaving by mutual consent.
We wish him all the best in his future career.