Tuesday, April 06, 2021


One Brigg team and two from Barnetby will be in action this weekend as local football is permitted to resume after several months following the lifting of one of the Government's Coronavirus emergency lockdown restrictions.
The EC Surfacing Ltd Scunthorpe & District Football League will return to action with two end-of-season competitions on Saturday afternoon (April 10).
In Division One, Barnetby United will be hosting The Butchers Arms at the village's Silver Street ground.
In Division Two, Briggensians visit Scotter United Reserves, and there's also an away fixture for Barnetby United Reserves who journey into the Isle of Axholme to take on Crowle Colts Development. Games are scheduled to kick off at 3pm.
The first  post-lockdown match in Brigg will be played on Saturday, April 17 when Briggensians host old rivals Santon.
The EC Surfacing League is sponsored by a well-known Brigg company, based on the business park at Europa Way.
The ToolStation Northern Counties East League, in which Brigg Town Football Club's first team play, has cancelled the remainder of its 2020/21 season.

PICTURED: The linesman (assistant referee) signalling offside during a game at Barnetby's Silver Street ground (pre-lockdown).