Is This The Year? – update 10

Despite the bonus of an early goal (Tom Greaves, 7 minutes), it was Twitch City half the night until FC United were revealed to be 3-0 up and victory secured (it ended 4-0). Though I’d stopped considering Skelmersdale United as realistic challengers a couple of weeks ago, tonight’s victory officially rules them out of contention to overtake us. Considering that they were seven points clear at the top of the table on 22 November 2014, the 27 point swing since then is incredible. The result means a seven point lead and games in hand over Ilkeston and Workington, and nine points lead over Ashton United, whose 93 maximum points is the line we’re set on crossing. Twelve points wanted from seven games, with Easter Saturday and Easter Monday next. It’s looking good, but until we hit 94 points…

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