Two non-league matches cancelled due to ‘tragic and unforeseen’ circumstances

Two non-league matches in Derbyshire were called off today due to ‘tragic and unforeseen’ circumstances. 

Around 90 minutes before kick-off this afternoon (Saturday, January 25) Alfreton Town confirmed that their National League North home match with Gateshead had been postponed. 

Matlock's Causeway Lane. Picture by Dan Westwell

Matlock's Causeway Lane. Picture by Dan Westwell

And shortly afterwards, Matlock Town called off their local derby at Mickleover Sports- citing the same circumstances. 

Both clubs tweeted that they would be issuing a stamement in due course.

We’ll keep you updated on this developing story.