NANTWICH Town are set to lodge an official complaint after Saturday's clash at Bacup Borough was postponed for the third time this season.
The Dabbers are astonished that the game was called-off due to a waterlogged pitch, and plan to complain to North West Counties League.
The Lancashire outfit have already postponed the fixture twice, and the latest decision looks set to cause an unwanted fixture pile-up as the Dabbers go for promotion from Division One.
Boss Steve Davis said: 'It is absolutely ridiculous. Other games were played just nearby, including at Burnley, on the same day.
'Somebody is playing silly games. I know Bacup had played Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday in the run-up to our game. Perhaps they had a few injuries.
'But that does not excuse calling the game off for we feel must be questionable reasons. The weather has been fine for ages. We will be in contact with the League.'
Davis was particularly frustrated as he finally has a fully-fit squad to choose from and, with promotion competitors FC United, Salford and Curzon Ashton not in action on Saturday, it represented a chance to pile on the pressure.
But he admits there is nothing that can be done now, and his players must turn their attention to a tricky double-header. Nantwich entertain Stone Dominoes on Saturday (3pm) and visit Congleton Town (3pm) on Monday.
Davis added: 'I will play my strongest team in both games, even though they come so close together. I've got to at this stage.
'While Stone and Congleton represent a realistic chance of six points, all season every team has raised their game against the 'FA Vase winners'. We are aware of that and will be ready.'
* Supporters who attend Saturday's clash with Stone Dominoes at Jackson Avenue will be handed a free ticket to the game with Squires Gate on April 14.
The fixture with Gate will be the last match at Jackson Avenue after 123 years. The Dabbers switch to a new stadium at Kingsley Fields next season.
* Nantwich Town has invited children aged six-12 to fun sessions, on Tuesday, April 10, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 at Jackson Avenue. Each session is held from 10am-2.30pm. Cost is £12 per day or £30 for all three. Call Steve Davis on 07984 089189 for details.
Meanwhile, the weekly coaching sessions at Malbank and Wrenbury will not take place this Saturday. They resume the following week.