Northern Alliance

AMBLE United captain Lee Harker returns to the Seasiders' squad for their long trip to Harraby United.

AMBLE United captain Lee Harker returns to the Seasiders' squad for their long trip to Harraby United.

New signing Gary Bailes also comes into contention but the leaders miss Matty Graham and Calvin Flanagan.

Seaton Delaval entertain Whitley Bay 'A' and Michael Fenwick has served his one-match ban but could be a doubt with work commitments, while Luke Newton is unavailable due to illness.

Mason Stephenson and Dave Low both return to the squad but Ian Irving is still serving a three-match ban.

The Seahorses are missing defender Ryan Keltie who serves a one match ban. Dan Chambers returns after a two month injury lay-off, and the club are hopeful that triple FA Vase winner Darren Timmons will be ready to play after signing recently.

Shankhouse travel to Gateshead Rutherford and boss Garry Kirkup would have liked to put the same team out twice running as it has never happened this season. Carl Moir will probably miss out due to work commitments while Phil Cartwright and Josh Walsh both picked up knocks last weekend. James Armstrong has re-joined the club from Cramlington Town.

Hebburn Reyrolle take on Wallsend Town and Stocksfield travel to Killingworth Sporting, while Percy Main could miss the injured Lindsay Collinson against Heaton Stannington.

Carlisle City are without unavailable defender Dan Greenslade but Craig Cherry is hoping to recover from a calf injury for their Kicks Leisure George Dobbins League Cup quarter-final at Wallington, and Ashington Colliers' Steven Slaughter is missing but manager David Brown hopes to include new signing Shaun Gibson in his squad at Blyth Isabella.

Unbeaten Blyth Town could name an unchanged squad to face Ponteland United in the same competition while Walker Central host New Fordley in the Pin Point Recruitment Bill Gardner Memorial Trophy.



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