Town ready to take one game at a time

Football - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town'Ben Charlesworth for Brighouse
Football - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town'Ben Charlesworth for Brighouse

“LEAVE no stone unturned” is the message from Brighouse Town manager Paul Quinn and his assistant Mark Booth ahead of Saturday’s home game with Parkgate.

“Next week’s FA Vase tie will firmly be at the back of our minds as we look to get a result on Saturday so we can keep up the pressure on Bridlington and Scarborough and we don’t fall too far behind in games,” said Quinn.

James Hurtley and Ben Charlesworth, who have knee injuries, will be assessed ahead of Saturday while Quinn will be without centre half and captain Nick Jaggar who is on his honeymoon but has both Sam Hewitt and Danny Naidole available after suspension.

Booth watched Town‘s Vase opponents Newport beat AFC Porchester Town 3-1 Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division on Tuesday night.

“Mark says they look a decent outfit and he will obviously fill me in more on his return,” said Quinn.

On Saturday the manager’s father, Gerry Quinn, is going to watch Newport on the island and then report his findings.

More contributions to assist with the trip to the Isle of Wight continue to come in with Sajjad Rashid, proprietor of The Home Indian Takeaway on Denholmegate Road, Hipperholme, with his father Mohammad and brother Shakeel, donating £200.

Sajjad, who has been in the village with his business 22 years ,and is also in partnership with Dominic Strangeway for Clock Cars Taxis company and the Hot Tile DIY Centre, said he read of Town’s plight in the Echo and wished to help.

Huddersfield Town have donated two wheeled kit bags, four boxes of powdered Lucozade, Lucozade gels, two new sets of Powerade water bottles, and are also lending 10 training balls and training bibs.

THERE will be a minute’s silence ahead of Saturday’s game in memory of stalwart Keith Gledhill whose funeral will take place on Thursday, January 17 at Fixby Crematorium, 10am.

Saturday’s game will also see those who have helped the club get to the Isle of Wight invited along to watch Town in action.