Mossley finally got a monkey off their back by securing an elusive first away league win of the season with victory at Clitheroe.
Ryan Brooke ended his three-and-a-half month goal drought to help earn Mossley a deserved draw at home to second-placed Trafford.
Nine-man Mossley produced a heroic late fightback to become agonisingly close to taking their Emirates FA Cup, preliminary round replay against Widnes to extra time.
Gritty Mossley fought from behind to beat Runcorn Linnets in their opening home BetVictor Northern Premier League, north west division game of the season.
Mossley hit Denton Town for six in their second pre-season friendly.