City knows all about big match

Witton Albion chairman Mark Harris took to the airwaves of BBC Manchester on Friday to publicise the EVO-STIK Northern Premier League club's biggest game in years.

With the runners-up hosting Spalding United in Saturday's EVO-STIK NPL First Division South play-off final at Wincham Clark, Harris told listeners on Friday night that Carl McCauley's side were in great shape to overcome the Tulips and return the club to the top flight.

After introducing segregation for their 1-0 semi-final win over AFC Rushen & Diamonds on Tuesday night, Harris was also looking forward to a party atmosphere at Wincham Park with no restrictions on fans attending the final and the turnstiles opening from 1pm.

Rob Hopley, pictured, scored Witton's winner in midweek and a cautious McCauley told Friday's EVO-STIK NPL Show podcast that he was taking nothing for granted.

He said: “They are strong and like to play it direct and I’m sure they will come up to Cheshire with a game plan on how to stop us. They will be buzzing after a good win against Stocksbridge and it means second versus third coming together so we need to make sure that we are right on everything."

He added: “It will be a tough game between two teams with different styles of football, they will come with a direct style that they possess with strong lads.We are a team who like to build out from the back when we can.”

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