What drama as new loan signing Ekow Coker scored a second last-gasp winner for Ashton United in the space of five days.
Non-league football is enjoying a resurgence with attendances higher than they have been for many years.
Stalybridge Celtic’s lack of firepower was again evident as they were beaten at home by previously winless Basford United.
Manager Simon Howarth admitted his heart was in his mouth as Stalybridge Celtic snatched a dramatic injury-time derby victory against Ashton United.
South Shields showed precisely why they are promotion favourites in Northern Premier League, premier division following their impressive victory at Stalybridge Celtic.