Botham nets for Nelson

Lee Botham put the Blues ahead
Lee Botham put the Blues ahead
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Nelson drew their second pre-season friendly 1-1 at Longridge last Thursday.

Lee Botham put the Blues ahead in the 19th minute, heading in a Matt O’Neill corner.

The hosts levelled matters on the hour as Danny Finch was adjudged to have committed a foul, and from the spot kick, Longridge found the corner.

Mark Fell’s men are in action again tomorrow as they travel to face Fulwood Amateurs (kick-off 2 p.m.) before hosting AFC Fylde on Tuesday night (kick-off 7-45 p.m.).

Accrington Stanley then come to Victoria Park on Saturday, July 19th, kick-off 3 p.m.

Barnoldswick Town kick-off their pre-season schedule tomorrow when they travel to face Oxenhope of the West Yorkshire Premier League (kick-off 3 p.m.).

Town then facea trip to Rochdale Sacred Heart on Tuesday (kick-off 7 p.m.). and two days later they entertain Farsley AFC of the Evo-Stik League First Division North (kick-off 7-45 p.m.).