Curzon Ashton put further daylight between them and other clubs at the foot of National League North with a comprehensive home win against bottom-team Telford United.
Plucky part timers Curzon Ashton made light of the three division and 71 place disparity as they held League One side Cambridge United in the first round of the Emirates FA Cup.
Curzon Ashton won through to the first-round proper of the Emirates FA Cup for the third time in the club’s history following their victory at Peterborough Sports.
Reigning holders Ashton United moved into the second round of the Manchester Premier Cup after a dramatic penalty shootout victory which followed a 1-1 draw in normal time.
Curzon Ashton’s impressive seven match unbeaten run ended at bottom club Bradford Park Avenue who posted a first league win of the season.