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Story posted: Tuesday, 18th December 1990

Aston injury rocks Rovers
Story courtesy of Burton Mail
Goalkeeper Bob Aston could miss Gresley Roversí entire Christmas and New Year holiday programme after damaging a finger.
And the Stoke-based player could face an even longer lay-off if fears are confirmed that he broke a bone in Saturdayís 2-1 FA Vase victory over Raunds Town.

Astonís absence for the first time in more than a year means that Tony Moore makes his Banksís League debut in tonightís Moat Ground clash with Tividale (7.30pm).

Moore has waited patiently for his chance of first-team football, since leaving Burton Albion last season, where his senior appearances where also restricted to friendlies because of the exemplarily form and fitness of Nick Goodwin.

A question mark also hangs over the fitness of midfielder Neil Lovell, who will have treatment before the game for a back injury, while manager Frank Northwood adds Dave Redfern to his squad.

The game gives title favourites Gresley the chance to open up a four-point lead at the top of the table.

Despite a monthís absence from league action, Rovers have retained top spot and currently have five games in hand on second and third placed Oldbury United and Lye Town.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
12 Loughborough Dynamo 28 -11 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 24 -11 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Gresley 24 -16 24
20 Sheffield FC 24 -11 23
21 Peterborough Sports 26 -13 23
22 Romulus 27 -34 22

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Forthcoming Fixtures
Newcastle Town
Sat, 20th Jan 2018, 3.00pm (Home)
Bedworth United
Sat, 27th Jan 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
Spalding United
Sat, 3rd Feb 2018, 3.00pm (Home)
Carlton Town
Sat, 10th Feb 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
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