Fleetwood big guns aimed at Colne

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COLNE FC Reserves could find themselves up against some of Fleetwood Town’s senior stars this evening.

After the postponement of of Saturday’s match at Mansfield, Town manager Micky Mellon plans to give members of his first-team squad some game-time in tonight’s 7.45pm Lancashire League fixture. Admission is free.

Mellon said: “We are looking to use Monday’s reserve game as a training match, with the first-team players getting some action.

“We are on a great run of form and and we just want us to keep playing games.”Stockport’s 2-2 draw with Newport was the only Blue Square Bet Premier fixture to beat the weekend freeze.

Town’s match at Field Mill was called off on Friday afternoon and has been rearranged for Tuesday, March 13. Mellon’s men will face Mansfield again 11 days later at Highbury.

The manager also reports that training at their Ansdell base has not been too disrupted by the cold snap.

He added: “The ground has been hard but fortunately we have the 3G pitch at Fylde Rugby Club.

“It is a fantastic facility which allows us to get decent training done.”

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