HELLENIC LEAGUE: Snow news is good news for Turner
6:00am Friday 18th January 2013 in By Ned Payne
DAVE Turner is hoping he has timed his mid-season break just right with snow poised to cause havoc in local non-league.
The jaunt is an annual event for Turner and this year he is hopeful that he will not miss a game because of his travels to Macedonia, with the Division One West clash with Old Woodstock at Rylands Way already looking extremely doubtful.
And the boss has urged the Hellenic League to call off all the local action due to the expected bad winter weather.
“I really don’t think they will get the game on and I’m quietly hoping it will be off,” said Turner.
“I’m hoping the league will do what they did last year and do a blanket cancellation and I’m sure they will.
“It’s the travelling that causes a problem as much as anything.”
Elsewhere, Malmesbury, who have only played twice in two months, look unlikely to get a game on at North Leigh Reserves.
Other games in the division looking set to be off are Purton-Clanfield, Lambourn-New College and Hook Norton-Fairford.
One cup match is scheduled to take place, Cricklade’s trip to Shrewton in the quarter-final of the Wilts Senior Cup.