Runcorn Linnets created their own piece of history when they beat Belper Town 3-2 in the first round proper of the FA Trophy, progressing to their furthest-ever point in the competition.

Linnets forward and local lad Eden Gumbs played a crucial part in the win and has been instrumental to the team’s impressive form this season.

Alex Caddick spoke to Gumbs, who discusses the club’s resurgence, the emphasis on doing it with the local players, and the importance of this weekend’s fixture.