Hodgsons FC were back in training with it being the first time many players in the squad had set foot on football pitch in close to a month. Hodgsons FC are hopeful their pitch will pass a late inspection and that their local derby against Beverley Town Reserves will go ahead.
Manager of Hodgsons FC Andrew Blekinsop had a keen on his players as club captain Paul Silvester led the training session. The team went through a number of drills before playing a quick game at their Longcroft School training ground.
Blenkinsop said “Hopefully the game will go ahead on saturday as the snow has been cleared form the pitch and we all desperately want to play. The matter is out of our hands and it will be East Riding of Yorkshire Council to decide if the pitch is deemed playable and the game can go ahead, The players all look in good shape and are certainly up for the big match.”
The game against local rivals Beverley Town Reserves is due to kick off at 2pm at the Beverley Leisure Centre, Hodgsons FC are clear favourites having lost just one of their league games all season compared to their counterparts who have lost 6.