TADCASTER Albion are preparing for their first Northern Premier League north/west division game since the departure of manager Curtis Woodhouse.

The second-placed Brewers host 10th-placed Droylsden.

On Tuesday evening, the Brewers navigated the first round of the West Riding County Cup with a 3-1 win over Goole.

Former York City keeper and current Taddy shot-stopper Michael Ingham took charge of the game, in which striker Jake Day - who, in the summer, followed Woodhouse from Bridlington Town to Ings Lane - scored a hat-trick.

Taddy will meet Pontefract Collieries in the next round.

Pickering Town have a chance to boost morale and funds tomorrow, believes manager Denny Ingram, when they visit Prescot Cables in the FA Trophy first qualifying round.

Despite their lowly league standing - still bottom of the north/west table after Saturday's 3-1 loss to Droylsden - Pickering continued on from last year's fine Trophy run, winning 3-1 at Stocksbridge Park Steels in the extra preliminary round on Tuesday.

This first qualifying round carries a prize pot of £2,250 for the winners and £750 for the losers. The previous round was worth £1,500.

"It's just another game of football for me," Ingram said.

"If we're being truthful, we're not going to win (the FA Trophy).

"It's about winning games of football to boost confidence and bring money into the club.

"It's vital for us to bring the money in. We have no big-money backer or a big-money chairman. He puts in a lot of work for the club and we can help by bringing money in."

The Pikes competed well at Droylsden on Saturday, with Flynn McNaughton's 47th-minute goal drawing them level at 1-1. Aaron Burns made it 2-1 before Domaine Rouse finished off what Ingram described as "probably the worst goal I have ever seen at any standard of football".

At Stocksbridge, Ryan Blott added a superb free kick to Matty Turnbull's 37th-minute goal and Sam Cable completed the scoring.

Cable's loan from Frickley Athletic has been extended for another month.

Selby Town face another top-of-the-table clash in Northern Counties East League division one when they travel to fourth-placed Winterton Rangers.

The third-placed Robins made amends for last week's loss against high-flying rivals Campion - only their second league defeat of term - with a late 3-2 comeback win at Retford in midweek.

Selby top scorer Chris Jackson put the visitors ahead after 16 minutes but they found themselves 2-1 down just after the hour and needed goals from Liam Flanagan and Casey Stewart in the final six minutes to salvage the three points.