Team News for Salford MatchFootball Manager/First Team Coach David Plange has announced his possible starting 13 for the Wolves friendly game against Salford City Reds on Friday 25th January at Wilderspool, kick off 7.30PM.Lee Briers Kevin CrouthersSteve Maden David Kidwell Leon Felton Sid Domic Matt Rodwell Mark Hilton Mark Gleeson Dale Laughton Dean Busby Jerome Guisset Darren BurnsSubs: To be announced.Performance Director, Steve Anderson is still undecided on squad numbers for the forthcoming season and is looking to this game in his decision-making. The Wolves players are fired up and are going out with the knowledge that this trial game will be a decider in position and number for Tetley's Super League VII.This game sees the return of David Kidwell, who has been on a family holiday to his home country of New Zealand. 'The Kid' was placed on a strict training schedule whilst on vacation so as to be able to slot back in on his return. He's looking strong and dangerous and determined to make an impact this season with the hope of a call up from the New Zealand team.Steve Maden, 18 who was signed on a full time contract for a year in the close season from the Wolves Academy is to start as centre partnering another close season signing, Kev Crouthers from Dewsbury Rams. Who came on a successful month trial at the end of the Tetley's Super League VI scoring four tries in as many games.Maden commented, "I am looking forward to the game against the Reds, it will give me an opportunity to put my pre-season training into action and put myself in contention for a number and position for this season. There is a lot of competitiveness in the squad and it is adding to the camaraderie among the team."
18, Jan, 2002