New manager Jim Gannon was impressed by the spirit displayed by his depleted Hyde United side as they defeated Stafford Rangers at home to climb into the top 10 in the Northern Premier League’s premier division.
Stalybridge Celtic’s lack of firepower was again evident as they were beaten at home by previously winless Basford United.
It was a birthday to remember for Jordan Butterworth, Mossley’s matchwinner in their hard-earned Emirates FA Cup win against Newton Aycliffe.
For the second time in three days, Stockport County tested their National League promotion credentials against sides that were in the EFL last season.
Manager Simon Howarth admitted his heart was in his mouth as Stalybridge Celtic snatched a dramatic injury-time derby victory against Ashton United.