Four back to bolster lowly RCA

Sunderland RCA manager David Lee.
Sunderland RCA manager David Lee.
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SUNDERLAND RCA will attempt to claim their first Ebac Northern League points of the season when they host Guisborough Town in Division One tomorrow.

Manager David Lee says the bottom-of-the-table Wearsiders need to start converting chances, but accepts it’s been hard with so many players unavailable for the first five games.

Four players – Ross Preston, Gary Wood, Andrew Brown and Gavin Barton come back for the visit of the Priorymen – but Callum Patton and Joe Hughes are again sidelined and Danny Reay is a fitness concern.

Chester-le-Street have a long injury list for their Second Division game at Ryton and Crawcrook Albion.

Craig Marron, Scott Heslop, Elliott Salicki, David Surrey, Michael Hepplewhite and Kevin Duggan are all ruled out.

First-choice goalkeeper Aidan Ames has completed a suspension and replaces Scott Cresswell, who is away.

Fourth-top Ryhope CW entertain Esh Winning, with Nathan O’Neill back in action, but James Cook remains unavailable.