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SAINTS TAKE A WELCOME BREAK
Martin Naylor and John Leah
Martin Naylor (left) and John Leah (right) will benefit from two weeks' additional recovery time.
SAINTS take a break from Welsh Premier League action this weekend with no scheduled fixture, but the chasing pack are all in action.
Rhyl have a Friday night date at Belle Vue with struggling Airbus and look racing certainties to close the gap by three points unless there is an upset.
On Saturday, Bangor City have a tough trip to Cwmbran who will be playing their first home game of the season after resurfacing work on the running track which surrounds their Cwmbran Stadium.
The other side sharing 16 points, Caersws, host Afan Lido at the Recreation Ground and will be looking to get their challenge back on track after last weekend's 4-1 home reverse to Rhyl.
The break gives Ken McKenna and Andy Cale some breathing space to get the walking wounded fit for action against Porthmadog next Saturday.
Although skipper John Leah returned to the fray as a substitute at Llanelli on Sunday, it was a forced comeback that was earlier than anyone really wanted.
Martin Naylor is back in full training and the extra two weeks will have him fit for selection along with striker Jamie Wood, who has been struggling with a toe injury.
Various other knocks and strains in the camp will have time to recover which should leave a full squad available for selection again, with the exception of the suspended John Lawless, who will also miss the eagerly-anticipated home clash with Bangor City the following week.
14 October 2021
 
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