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FC UNITED face what promises to be their first searching examination of the new season tomorrow when they square up to FA Vase holders Nantwich at Gigg Lane.
The newly-promoted Rebel Reds have made an immediate impact in the NW Counties League first division with Wednesday’s 6-0 rout of Nelson taking them into second place behind Trafford.
But Karl Marginson’s men, who have yet to concede a goal, aren’t likely to find life quite so easy against a Nantwich side tipped to challenge them for the title.
And player manager Steve Davis says: “We’ve been looking forward to this game ever since the fixtures came out.”