Workington Reds have been denied the chance to maintain their promotion push today - by Storm Eunice.

Their game at Ramsbottom United has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

The bad weather yesterday had put the game in peril at the Lancashire club.

And an 8.30am inspection today confirmed the fixture would not go ahead.

It means Chris Willcock's team face a wait to resume their bid for promotion from NPL West.

The Borough Park club are a point clear at the top of the table, having played a game fewer than second-placed Marine, with Warrington Rylands two points further back.

Reds will return to action at home to Widnes next Saturday.

The weather has also put paid to other games involving some of Cumbria's top non-league sides.

A waterlogged pitch has seen Carlisle City's trip to Newcastle University in Northern League Division Two postponed.

In the North West Counties League first division north, Cleator Moor Celtic's game at Nelson is also off for the same reason.

Nelson said yesterday on Twitter: "The @nwcfl emergency committee have “decided that clubs who wish to postpone their game tomorrow due to an unfit playing surface, can do so today without the need for a pitch inspection.”