by Peter Scherer
Mickleover Reserves Central Midlands Premier Division South campaign gets underway on Friday, with a visit to Mansfield Hosiery Mills, kick off 7.45pm.
Dave Mackenzie’s team were the leagues top scorers last season and finished second in the table, just four points behind Champions Blidworth.
Blidworth are one of five teams that have moved on, with Long Eaton Community, Rowsley, Sherwood Colliery Reserves joined more recently by the resignation of our neighbours Hilton Harriers.
New to the league are Cromford & Wirksworth Town, Clay Cross Town and more locally Derby Singh Brothers and Graham Street Prims.
Following Friday evenings visit to Mansfield, we are away again at Clay Cross on Saturday 13th, before our first home game with Holbrook St Michaels on Tuesday 23rd at 7.45pm.
Following Aaron Hayer’s departure to take over at Borrowash Vic’s, Leigh Parr joins Dave Mack as the teams assistant manager and coach.