SWINDON Supermarine manager Lee Spalding will have to utilise his full squad in midweek as they face two fixtures in as many days.

Marine are at home to Frome Town in the Southern League Challenge Cup this evening before travelling to Bradford Town in the Wiltshire Premier Shield quarter-finals the following day – a fixture originally scheduled for last Wednesday before being postponed.

Spalding is well aware his squad will be stretched to the limit to accommodate both games but has urged his players to view it as an opportunity, with those players lacking game time of late getting the chance to press their claim for a more regular involvement.

“We have got a couple of games in midweek,” said Spalding, whose side extended their unbeaten league run to a sixth game on Saturday with a 2-0 success at Wimborne Town.

“The Frome game in the Southern League Cup will be a difficult game. They are in good form in the league below, so that is no easy task.

“And then we have Bradford in the Wiltshire Premier Shield the following day. It’s a busy schedule.

“It will be tricky but we have got a decent squad in terms of size, so we will change things around and it is a good opportunity for us to have a look at a few things.

“We have players coming back from injury – the likes of Simon Downer and Matty Williams need to get minutes into their legs.

“It gives them a chance of pressing their claim to be in with a shout of getting into the starting XI.

“It is about how we apply ourselves. It is a difficult week but we need to make sure we are ready for the challenge.”

Southern League Division One South side Highworth Town have a league fixture away at Winchester Town tonight.

Elsewhere, Fairford Town will be looking to make it two Hellenic League Premier Division wins in four days when they play host to Ardley United this evening.

Jody Bevan’s side sit second in the table and were 2-0 winners away at Easington Sports on Saturday.

Shrivenham return to action in the Premier Division after a weekend without a fixture and welcome Easington to Barrington Park.

Division One West side Malmesbury Victoria also had no game on Saturday but turn their attentions to the Wiltshire Senior Cup tonight as they travel to Bemerton Heath Harlequins.