Stockport County’s first trip to Wembley for 15 years, and with the final League Two promotion spot at stake, saw them suffer penalty heartbreak against Carlisle, after the sides could not be separated in 120 minutes of open play.
Stockport County’s second successive away jaunt in four days – at the opposite end of the country to their immediately previous one – saw them in midweek action and come away with another share of the spoils under the lights at promotion rivals Carlisle.
Stockport County chalked up back-to-back wins in the Football League for the first time since 2009, and their second successive two-goal victory, as they triumphed impressively under the Edgeley Park lights against Carlisle United.
Oldham Athletic suffered their first setback of the latest John Sheridan era as they lost at home to Carlisle United in a League Two basement battle.
Harry Kewell’s new-look Oldham Athletic side gave the latest manager a perfect start to his reign at Boundary Park.