Halesowen Town will be looking to round off a successful January with a win at Yate Town on Saturday according to manager Morell Maison.

The Yeltz have catapulted themselves into second place in the BGB Premier Division following three wins out of four in the new year.

Their impressive run of form saw them dispose of Merthyr Tydfil 3-0 at The Grove last weekend.

The manager believes Saturday's away fixture will be the first of a difficult run of games.

Maison said: "The game at Yate Town this Saturday will be a real tough test for us.

"They are a big physical side and it's not going to be an easy place to go but I'm still confident we will come away with all three points.

"This is the first of a long list of tough fixtures because February looks very difficult and those games could really make or break our championship credentials."

The manager expects Eldon Maquemba to be available after recovering from a knee injury , and Stuart Pierpoint served a one-game suspension last weekend.

Decio Gomes has also been recalled from Willenhall as cover for Nick Amos.

Amos, who has been attracting a lot of interest amongst rival clubs, returned to the first-team last weekend but twisted an ankle in training on Tuesday and is unlikely to be fit for Saturday.

He will be joined on the sidelines by Rodney Hicks who is also recovering from an ankle injury.

Causeway United continued their excellent home record with a convincing 4 - 1 win over fellow high-fliers Boldmere in front of their second highest league gate of the season.

New signing Rob Taylor has played a major part in the club's surge up the Midland Alliance table and is set to remain with United for a little bit longer to the delight of boss Carl Burley.

He said: "Rob's staying with us until Stourbridge decide they want him back - although Gary has indicated to us that might be sometime in February. Even though he's not fully fit, his quality comes through."

Causeway will look to maintain the pressure on the top three with another home victory this Saturday (3pm kick-off) when they welcome Leicestershire outfit Barwell to the War Memorial Ground.

Meanwhile Cradley Town will travel to Oadby on Saturday.

Town currently lie bottom of the league but are yet to lose in the league this year.