Rust! Along with several other Premier Division high-fliers, including Matlock, Mickleover, South Shields and Warrington, Buxton came unstuck after the 5-week enforced lay-off to exit the 'Trophy'. This disadvantage applied equally to the visitors but at least they had managed one practice run-out whereas, crucially, Buxton had been snowed off last Saturday. By half-time we had seen an understandably rather rusty performance which should have been delivered versus Leek a few days earlier! It then took another 35 minutes to equalise after which 'the Bucks' went close to a potential winner on several occasions only to be undone by a superb 'Purps' strike close to full-time….Full Report HERE
It has been announced on Wednesday that limited spectators will be allowed back in to Tier 3 grounds when clubs agree to resume the season. How and when this will happen will have to be announced and hopefully Derbyshire may be placed back in Tier 2 when the national revision takes place next week so we can resume with 600 spectators. More on this when known and Full Details HERE.