by Peter Scherer
Surafel Tefera was the star turn as Mickleover FC played their first match league after Promotion to the Central Midlands League South.
The thrilling end to end game away to Linby ended 4-4, with Tom Eccleshall joining Terfera on the Mickleover score sheet.
But with only three days rest they are back in action again, with Ashland Rovers visiting the Don Amott Arena, kick-off 7.45pm.
The visitors started their league campaign last Saturday too, going down 4-3 at home to Pinxton, with goals from Liam Black, Robbie Savage and Billy Bradley
They are captained this year by central defender Adam Pugh and have former Shirebrook keeper Piotr Strycharz in goal.
Joining Pugh at the back are Aaron Rhodes, Mark Summers and Daniel Best, while they have Robbie Savage (not that one), Billy Bradley and Danny Smith in midfield.
Liam Black leads their attack, supported by Connor Barnes, Owen Newell and Lewis Neville.