As inform Farsley Celtic prepare to take on Burscough they do so without captain Robbie O’Brien who remains out injured, and fellow midfielder Neil Stevens who is still hampered by his injured ankle. Farsley have won their last 12 matches and lie 8th in the table just four points off a coveted playoff spot, this after winning the Evo-Stik Division 1 North team of the month for January.

Burscough are currently one of the teams in possession of a playoff spot, after winning their last two games which ended a disappointing run of just one victory in five games. Burscough have no apparent injury concerns heading into Saturday’s crucial game.