HANLEY Town are potentially one win away from securing the Midland Football League Premier Division title but with Boldmere St Michaels nipping at their heels, Worcester City could still have a big say in this title race.

Hanley know that should they win and Boldmere fail to pick up three points, they will indeed lift the trophy with two games to spare.

The club are offering free entry to all supporters this afternoon in a boost to give their side the best possible chance, but City could spoil the party.

If Boldmere were to win and City to shock Hanley, there would be just a two point gap at the top of the table with still two games to play.

City cannot finish in the top two and seal promotion to Step 4 but a third place finish is still very much the aim.

Having lost the Worcestershire Cup Final on Tuesday night, City will be keen to get back on the pitch and manager Tim Harris is confident his team will bounce back.

"It was a heartbreaking way to lose a football match and the lads were very down on Tuesday," he said.

"But we have to pick ourselves up to face the champions elect.

"I felt earlier in the season when we played Hanley we should have got something from the game, we lost in stoppage time.

"We gifted them the goal but it will be a tough task. There is no doubt about it.

"They're the best side in the league. The resources, players and coaches they have, it's no surprise they are where they are.

"Barring a big slip-up I would expect them to champions come the end of the season.

City will be without star man bailey Fuller for this clash and the remaining games of the season after an ankle injury he picked up on Tuesday.

Injuries have hampered Worcester all season long but there was one positive in mid-week as Bobbie Dale played his first few minutes for the club having missed the entire season following his double leg break in pre-season.

But he is unlikely to play again this season as the club continue to reintroduce him to football slowly and with an eye on next season being the priority.