Friendlies are coming thick and fast for Reds

As the pre-season preparations continue apace, Alfreton faced ‘Steel City’ opposition twice in the space of five days this week with Sheffield United visiting the Impact Arena two days ago before Sheffield Wednesday make the short trip down the M1 this Sunday (2pm).

The Reds are away to Matlock Town next Wednesday evening. Kick-off is 7.45pm.

l Supporters should note that the deadline for purchasing season tickets for the 2011/12 campaign is looming fast.

Tickets can be purchased up until Friday, 12th August by contacting Lisa Towerzey on 01159 392090, extension 107.