It was a chance for trialists to catch the eye, but none impressed manager Dave McGurk as Hyde United were beaten at home by Fleetwood Town U23s.
Hyde United have increased their firepower with the signing of striker Ethan Beckford, a player from a family steeped in professional football.
It was on reflection one point gained for Hyde United given Kingsley James’ sending off at home to Lancaster City in the premier division of the Pitching In Northern Premier League.
The margins were slender as plucky Hyde United’s run in the Emirates FA Cup was ended by National League North side AFC Fylde.
Hyde United put down a marker showing they can match the best following Saturday’s home goalless draw against promotion-favourites South Shields.