Altrincham, Stockport and Curzon Ashton will all be in the draw for the first Round proper of the FA Cup although the Tameside side will have to overcome York City in a replay.

Curzon will consider themselves unlucky not to have won at Bootham Crescent, Niall Cummins equalising Richard Brodie’s ninth-minute penalty but two fine saves from York keeper Letheran denied Curzon.

Altrincham had to come from behind as they entertained Matlock Town, Damian Reeves.equalising just before half time and two goals from Sean Millerjust after half time seemed to have clinched the tie but the visitors were unfortunate not to get a replay, missing a penalty and then seeing Alty reduced to ten men.

Stockport join them after a 2-0 win at Edgerly Park over Bishop Auckland, two goals in seven minutes from Danny Lloyd, the difference between the two sides.

There was plenty of league action.In the Conference North, Salford City shared the points in a 3-3 draw against Boston at Moor Lane, the Ammies coming from behind after Ritchie Allen had headed into his own net early in the game, Michael Nottingham equalising only for Boston to regain the lead shortly before half time.

Salford though clawed their way back in front through Poole and Johnson only for the Pilgrims to equalise with ten minutes remaining.

FC United meanwhile lost at Telford, Connor McCarthy getting the only goal of the game midway through the second half while FC finished the game with ten men losing Dale Johnson deep into injury time.

Stalybridge’s season continues to go from bad to worse, crashing four nil at Worcester City, Nelson-Addy putting the home side in front on the stroke of half time, after Celtic had the better of the first half.

After Lee Hughes had given the home side a two goal cushion midway through the second half, they took control scoring twice in the last two minutes leaving Celtic second from bottom of the table.

Ashton held on for a goalless draw at Hurst Cross against Barwell, the Robins found themselves down to ten men just after half time when Richard Smith was shown a red card and later survived a penalty miss for the visitors.

Into Division One and it was a mixed day for our local clubs.Radcliffe Boro having the best day with a 5-1 defeat of Goole, in a game that saw both sides finishing with ten men and three penalties were awarded.

Jack Hindle opened the scoring on nine minutes to give Boro a 1-0 half time lead. Lewis Dennison getting his marching orders early in the second half for the visitors before Frank Van Gils got a second for the home team. Curtly Martinthen scored from the spot to put Goole back in the game, though Abou Sonogo quickly restored Boro’s two goal cushion.

 Martin-Wyatt then missed a second spot kick for Goole shortly followed by Jack Hindke getting his marching orders after an off the ball incident.Rokka put the game out of reach scoring Boro’s fourth before Abou Sonogo scored from the spot from the rebound after his shot had been saved.

Hyde were on the wrong end of five goals at Scarborough falling behind to a Carl Stewart goal after just eleven minutes, Bevins equalising for Tigers just after half time before a Stewart header put the home side back in front and a defensive mistake saw Brown back it three with just over twenty minutes left.

Hyde struck back with a Matt Dempsey volley with five minutes left but it was all a little too late for the Tigers

Fellow Tamesider’s Droylsden find themselves on the edge of the relegation zone after a 2-1 defeat at Tadcaster, two second half goals from Tom Corner coming after the Bloods had dominated the first forty five minutes while Mossley fell at home to a Adam Morning strike in the first half against  Colne.

Finally Trafford also fell at home 3-0 to high flying Bamber Bridge, two goals from Jamie Milligan and a goal for Adam Dodd saw Bamber Bridge go second in the table.


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