Talented teenager Anthony Elanga enhanced his growing reputation with another gem of a goal for Manchester United to provide manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a pleasant problem to resolve.
Bert Whalley, a former Stalybridge Celtic and Manchester United footballer and victim of the Munich air disaster, has been honoured at the non-league club where he once starred.
Antony Brown continued his red-hot scoring streak as Mossley made it three pre-season wins out of four following their emphatic victory at Cheadle Heath Nomads.
It was a chance for trialists to catch the eye, but none impressed manager Dave McGurk as Hyde United were beaten at home by Fleetwood Town U23s.
Stalybridge Celtic’s pre-season preparations has been hit by an outbreak of Covid-19 which has swept through the Bower Fold club.