PETERLEE Town will have a much stronger squad available for tonight’s home game with Seaton Carew than they fielded at the weekend when 11 of the squad were missing.
Debuts were given to teenagers Gavin Porter, Callum Mordey, Rhys Antliff and Spencer Shevlin and the quartet are again in contention for places in tonight’s team.
They will be competing with Farran Pope, Dale Spence, Calvin Magnus, Ian Redman, Mark Stephenson, Jamie Parkinson and Ryan Mather, who all return.
Seaton Carew are also strengthened with the availability of Andy Ross, Craig Lines, Lee Jones and Stuart Dixon, who were all working on Saturday. The Seasiders have signed midfielder Stephen Chapman from Hartlepool and he is expected to be involved at some stage. Easington Colliery boss Jon Constantine could have three newcomers in his squad to face Boldon CA on South Tyneside. Martin Fowler and Scott Whitmore though cannot play.
Boldon CA manager expects ton have his strongest squad available with Mark Williams expected to come through a fitness test.
Silksworth Rangers, stranded at the bottom of the table, are looking to boost their pool and are hopeful of bringing in a couple of players from Seaham Red Star.
Chairman David Steele admits they are simply not strong enough and need to act if they are to avoid the wooden spoon.
Richmond Town are visitors to Silksworth and, in contrast to the Wearsiders, are riding high, second from top.
Former England Schoolboy and Tranmere Rovers player Liam Darville is pencilled in for his return from a 12-month absence.
He will play alongside his brother Ben and top scorer Kalumn Holbrook is in contention for a place in the starting line up after scoring twice coming off the bench at the weekend.
Skipper Jason Newall, however, is a definitely non starter and doubts surround Sean Radford and Simon Pinkney.
Willington await news on injured pair Stephen Howe and Michael Weston ahead of their fixture with Darlington Cleveland Bridge at Hall Lane.
The game between Redcar Athletic and Coxhoe Athletic has again been postponed because of ongoing problems with the floodlights at Green Lane.