Manchester United piled the pressure on former player and Reds’ favourite Steve Bruce as they defeated Newcastle United at Old Trafford.
Oldham Athletic, forced to play almost half the match with 10 man, displayed resilience to earn a hard-earned point at promotion-chasing Tranmere Rovers.
Manchester City set yet another record as they surged 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League following an impressive victory at Everton.
Oldham Athletic’s defeat at Forest Green Rovers mirrored so many matches in the current campaign.
Ian Henderson, one of the lower division’s most prolific marksmen, seized on a charitable act to propel Salford City back into the promotion play-off places.