At the salon, Audrey offers the same advice when Maria confesses that she has slept with Marcus and she's in love. But when Maria walks into the pub, a confused Marcus makes a snap decision and tells Aiden that he'll go with him. A gutted Maria implores Marcus to give them a chance, telling him how much she loves him. How will Marcus react?
Meanwhile, Gail notices Lewis moving into the butchers flat. Her guilt is compounded when he tells her that he has pawned his father's watch to go towards paying Audrey back. Later, when Gail hears Lewis telling Audrey he's lost the watch, she decides to take action.
Elsewhere, Carole arrives from the Flying Horse to announce to Stella that the forthcoming five-a-side match is between their two pubs. Stella tells Lloyd that she is determined The Rovers is going to win and tells him to drum up the best team possible. Steve arrives and is bemused that Lloyd's list of team members includes Paul, Rob, Ryan, Gary and Chesney, but not him. Will Stella agree with the selection?
Also, when Kevin tells Kirsty that he's snowed under at the garage and could do with some help from Tyrone, she gives him short shrift.