IT'S Division Two Trophy action for Great Harwood on Saturday as they bid to reach a cup semi-final.
It is a tough draw for Harwood who will travel to Winsford - eighth in the table while Harwood are sixth - in the last eight. Defeating Winsford could lead to a tie against local rivals Colne or Darwen who are still in the competition.
"It would be good for the lads to get to a final," said boss John Hughes. "But we have to pay all our own expenses in these cup games so I can't say that I am too bothered how we do."
He is more concerned with the NWCL Division Two table and Harwood have slipped down it after not scoring in their last three league encounters. The latest was a goalless draw at Eccleshall last Saturday.
"We were without Matty Derbyshire and Paul Mashiter for that," said Hughes who will now have to face life without teenager Derbyshire after he signed for Blackburn Rovers this week.
"Paul's girlfriend was expecting a baby last week so I couldn't drag him all the way to Eccleshall. We used Darren Rogers and Warren Baker up front and, to be fair, they helped us hold to a point.
"Sam Pope also did well - he is only a teenager and it was only his second full game. But I am not concerned with the fact we haven't been scoring recently.
"The goals will come. We have only lost one game this season and there is a long way to go yet."