Hednesford return to action on Saturday 30th September after a two week lay off when they make the journey north to Mossley.
Mossley sit in 9th place in the league table having played just five games and gaining nine points. Due to their involvement in the FA Cup this will be Mossley’s first league game since August Bank Holiday Monday when they beat Trafford 1-0 at Seel Park, their other two home games have also produced wins, 1-0 against Widnes and 2-1 against Prescot Cables in the season opener. Their two away games have both ended in defeat, at Newcastle Town and Witton Albion both by a 2-1 scoreline. In the FA Trophy Mossley fell in the 1st qualifying round with a 2-0 home defeat against Vauxhall
Motors while they reached the 2nd qualifying round of the FA Cup, going down to a 3-1 replay defeat at Emley AFC after drawing the first game 1-1. They had beaten Ramsbottom 1-0 in the preliminary round and Bamber Bridge 4-0 in the 1st qualifying round.
If we go back to the 2006/7 season Hednesford came back from Seel Park on October 14th with a 1-1draw. Ross Dyer had opened the scoring for The Pitmen in the 4th minute, James Turley equalising for the home side on 34 minutes. Mossley missed the chance of all three points when Ryan Young saved Peter Wright’s last-minute penalty. The return fixture at Keys Park on November 17 th ended goalless.
Mossley AFC play at Seel Park, Market Street, Mossley OL5 0ES. The ground can be found by exiting the M60 at J23 following the A635 and then the A670 to Mossley. Admission is £10 adults, £6 concessions, £3 for 16/17-year-olds and £1 under 16s.