The Bloods will travel to Liversedge on the 24th August in the FA Cup Preliminary Round after the Northern East Counties Premier League Club beat Abbey Hey 5-1 in yesterday’s extra preliminary round.
Dave Pace will come away from this final pre season friendly the happier manager after Droylsden’s passing game stifled a Hyde side.
Aaron Burns gave the Bloods the lead on thirty eight minutes, deflecting Liam Caddick’s shot into the back of the net before Tongue’s unmarked header from a free kick on the stroke of half time.
With the scores level after ninety minutes at a windy Ewan Field’s a penalty shot out decided the Ray Stanley memorial cup with the Bloods winning 5-4
In their last but one pre season friendly the Bloods claim the Tony Downes memorial trophy in a hard fought win against their Welsh Premier League opponents.
Two early goals from Aaron Burns, including one of the spot put Droylsden in the driving seat before a well taken goal from Jordan Evans put the visitors back in contention four minutes before half time.
There were scares for Droylsden in the second with the woodwork being hit twice and an clearance off the line before a stunner from Domaine Rouse clinched the game