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.
Hyde United became FA Youth Cup giantkillers following their dramatic Friday night victory against Stockport County.
Exciting winger Carter Waters was the standout player as Hyde United slaughtered Southport at Ewen Fields in the first qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup.
Paddy Lane’s miss in the penalty shootout proved decisive as Curzon Ashton edged past Hyde United in the Ray Stanley Memorial Shield.