Steels lost 4 – 1 to strong Sheffield Wednesday development team at the look local stadium in front of a healthy crowd of just under 500.
Two goals from the impressive Sergiu Bus, along with one each from Sean Clare and Warren Clarke were enough to give the young owls a comfortable victory.
Scott Ruthven scored the Steels goal.
Steels midfielder Corey Gregory was carried off midway through the first half with what looked like a nasty injury.
Manager Chris Hilton announced the signing of experienced midfielder Ash Burbeary just before the game.
Photo: Steve Ellis