HEYWOOD’S determined efforts to beat the weekend monsoons and stage their Lancs KO Cup first round game on schedule just failed to be rewarded in a last-gasp defeat by Burnley. Few people could have thought the game would have gone on when Crimble was virtually flooded on Saturday night. But a team of volunteers, including Click here for more ….
Report by Steve McHugh: A WELL-below strength Heywood side were comprehensively beaten by an improving Rochdale outfit at Crimble. The 97-run victory for the visitors underlined their superiority for most of the game, and few of even the most diehard Heywood supporters can deny that. Rochdale rattled up a challenging 191 on the back of Click here for more ….
Heywood include two first-team debutants in the side for the first pre-season friendly at Enfield on Sunday. Liam Mason has arrived from Royton to provide yet more youthful vigour to a potentially exciting top order, while there is also a welcome debut in the first team for England star Kate Cross. Cross will become the Click here for more ….