As the National League title race begins to hot up, Stockport County, Boreham Wood and Chesterfield are all in action, during what is shaping up to be a crucial weekend in the season.
By Amos Murphy
Stockport on the march towards the Football League
The Football League beckons for Stockport County, and the National League leaders head into their weekend clash on the back of an impressive victory over Bromley in midweek.
Boasting a three-point gap at the top of the National League table, the Hatters will return to action against a stuttering Woking side on Saturday afternoon.
Unsurprisingly favourites, the hosts are 1/3 to take another three points, whilst rank outsiders Woking are priced at a lengthy 7/1.
Boreham Wood chipping away at Stockport's lead
Should they win all four of their games in hand, Boreham Wood will lead the National League table, and Luke Garrard's side will be eyeing up another win against Maidenhead United this weekend.
Woke up thinking about that Paddy Madden strike 🤤
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WIth an FA Cup fifth round tie to look forward to, the Wood will be keen on capitalising on a run of 12 league matches without defeat.
It won't be a surprise to hear Boreham Wood come in at 21/20, but an upset from Maidenhead will return odds of 5/2.
Cooking up a storm in Paul's first match in charge
Paul Cook will return to the Chesterfield dugout for the visit of Solihull Moors, with the Spireites looking to keep up the pace with the National League leaders.
It's been a difficult week for Chesterfield, given the Kabongo Tshimanga injury news, but the Derbyshire side remains hopeful of challenging for the title.
Expected to take three points, Chesterfield are priced at 10/11 for the victory, whilst the Moors are a lengthy 11/4.