SUNDAY League outfit Atletico Parklands will face a sterner test than normal this weekend - when they line up against a side of Liverpool legends!
Former Reds star Jan Molby (pictured above) is bringing a team of ex-Anfield heroes to the town to play the Doncaster & District Alliance Premier Division champions.
John Wark, Mark Wright, Michael Thomas, Mike Marsh, Phil Neal, Howard Gayle, Craig Hignett and Rob Jones are among the former Liverpool legends expected to grace Edlington’s Yorkshire Main ground on Sunday (2pm kick off).
Atletico boss Tony Gregory played against Molby at Anfield for Sheffield Wednesday in 1986 and also played in the same England youth side as Michael Thomas.
Gregory said: “Our secretary Gary Marshall is good mates with Jan and he promised to get a team together and come and play us.
“It’s great for our club that he’s kept his word and it should be a fantastic occasion for our lads.
“Jan actually played for us in a friendly a few years ago and he’s a top bloke.
“We’ve got a few Liverpool fans in our team and they’re really looking forward to facing some of their idols.”
Parklands won the Premier Division title for the third time in their 22-year history this season.
Tickets for Sunday’s game are £5, while entry to a question and answer dinner after the match costs £25.
Contact Tony on 07979 651141 for more details.