Stockport County crossed the border for their first of two league trips into Wales and saw their record equalling fourth tier winning run finally come to an end at Newport after 12 successive victories.
Erling Haaland scored but Manchester City were held by a late Trent Alexander-Arnold goal in a tight Premier League game at the Etihad.
Manchester City have revealed that renowned sculptor David Williams-Ellis is behind the latest statue to be unveiled at the Etihad.
The clash between the two Robins ended all square after an entertaining encounter on the plastic surface at the New Manor Ground.
Harry Kane’s presence ensured England finished the year unbeaten after a draw with North Macedonia following a controversial penalty.