Haroldeans look to Morrison final

LIVERPOOL Haroldeans warmed up for one of the biggest games in their history by demolishing Sorrento UK 7-1 in their final Liverpool Business League fixture.

The Merseysiders will meet HMH in the Peter Morrison National Trophy final on Sunday at Wetherby Road, the home of Harrogate Town.

Haroldeans reached the final last year, but lost 1-0 to London Lions White.

But Haroldeans chairman Fraser Saville is far from happy at the choice of venue for the final.

He believes the National League club’s 3G pitch will give Londoners HMH an “unfair advantage”.

He told Sportsworld: “HMH have played the majority of their games on 3G this season, while we have only ever played on the surface a couple of times.

“While I understand that 3G and 4G pitches are the way forward and that most grassroots football will be played on this surface in the future, it will be difficult to play on it when we are not used to it.”

Haroldeans had hoped to play at a venue nearer to Liverpool or in Manchester, but, as there were no grounds available, the Morrison committee chosen Wetherby Road.

Max Barnett netted a hat-trick against Sorrento, with Maxim Green hitting a double and Andrew Burns, and Sam Kersh adding the others.

Haroldeans were meant to play St Helens Town in the Liverpool Business League Premier League, but both sides were unable to field teams.

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