First target to stay up, says May as new season kicks off
PENRITH AFC first team boss Kyle May says he expects the new Northern League Division I season to be “really difficult” — but believes he has players who will “surprise people”.
The Blues kick-off their 2018-19 campaign this afternoon with a trip to newly-promoted Hebburn Town, who have turned heads during pre-season by making a host of eye-catching signings.
May believes today’s opponents will be “right up there” in a 19-team first division which has been trimmed by the automatic promotion of last year’s top two, Marske United and Morpeth Town, and the summer resignation of Team Northumbria.
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