Hoppers’ match falls victim to weather

Preston's visit from Ilkley will have to be rearranged
Preston's visit from Ilkley will have to be rearranged

Preston Grasshoppers’ North Premier League clash with Ilkley at Lightfoot Green on Saturday has become the latest fixture to fall foul of the big freeze.

It should have been the first of back-to-back home games for runaway leaders Hoppers, with Harrogate due to visit next weekend.

But a frozen pitch has put paid to the prospect of any play.