Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sinnott's Set for Striker Headache

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sinnott's Set for Striker Headache

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ALTRINCHAM manager Lee Sinnott could face a selection dilemma for tonight's home game against FC Halifax Town.

Despite scoring 147 goals in five years with the Robins, Damian Reeves has spent most of this season on the bench after the arrival of fellow striker Michael Rankine in the summer.

But the 29-year-old returned to the starting line-up for Saturday's visit of Barrow and opened his account for this term by scoring the game's only goal.

Rankine was out with a back injury and now faces a fitness test for tonight's game.

"I'm pleased for Reevesie, the way he stuck that chance away," said Sinnott.

"The system we have been playing dictates one up front and, to be fair, Michael Rankine has been doing really well in that role.

"But we know what Reevesie is capable of, and he demonstrated it again. …

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