MANAGER Steve Lloyd has made changes – most of them enforced – to the Cheshire League’s representative team ahead of a crucial semi final clash next week.

His side will start the second leg of their North West Inter League Cup last four encounter with a single-goal advantage over Lancashire and Cheshire League.

Eagle Sports’ Ged McAllister scored the only goal at Cheadle before Christmas, when the visitors played close to an entire half with eight men following three dismissals.

Mike Knowles, Richard Chinn and PJ Hudson will sit out the return leg through suspension, with Nathan Ogden (Billinge), Pete Aidley (Tarporley) and Lee Morris (Whaley Bridge) called up in their place.

Eagle’s Adam Coleman is included too.

Tarporley goalkeeper Chris Jones is recalled as back-up to first choice Mark Higgs, from Cheshire League champions Knutsford.

Warrington-based Eagle supplies the most men – five – to the 16-strong squad.

The second leg takes place at Crewe’s Cumberland Arena, on Thomas Street, on Wednesday week, January 23, kick off 7.45pm.

Meanwhile Liverpool County Premier League visit Chadderton to take on their Manchester League counterparts in the first leg of the other semi final on Wednesday.

Cheshire League (from) Mark Higgs (Knutsford, GK); Chris Jones (Tarporley, GK); Paul Alcock (Rudheath); Nathan Ogden (Billinge); Jon Shakeshaft (Greenalls); Stuart Ball (Denton); Adam Coleman (Eagle); Nathan Williams (Eagle); Chris Latham (Greenalls); Pete Aidley (Tarporley); Rob Hope (Eagle); Dean Warburton (Knutsford); Chris Quirk (Eagle); Brad Robinson (Denton); Ged McAllister (Eagle); Lee Morris (Whaley Bridge).

On standby Lee Hughes, Mark Hughes (both Greenalls); Stuart Tulloch (Rudheath); Steve Jenyons, Simon Williamson (both Knutsford); Alex Moore (Tarporley); Matty Hughes (Golborne); Ethan Tizzard (Crewe FC).