Clitheroe get pre-season under way

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WITH new Blues boss Paul Moore taking charge of his first training session as Clitheroe manager last week, focus now shifts on to the pre-season schedule.

Clitheroe’s first warm-up match for the 2012/13 campaign is against NWC Premier Division outfit Maine Road at Shawbridge on Tuesday, July 17th, with kick-off at 7-45 p.m.

The Blues then entertain Runcorn Linnets on Saturday, July 21st, with kick-off at 3 p.m.

They then travel to Barnton, in Cheshire, on Tuesday, July 24th.

Shawbridge will then host fixtures against Silsden and Airbus UK on Saturday, July 28th, and Saturday, August 4th respectively, with both games scheduled for a 3 p.m. kick-off.

Clitheroe’s final preparation game sees the Blues host npower Football League Two club Morecambe on Monday, August 6th, with kick-off at 7-45 p.m.

Meanwhile, the league fixtures for the new season are due out on July 13th, with the FA draws being released a week earlier.