Stockport County returned to League Two action in terrific style by winning in the autumn sunshine at Harrogate and thereby going to the top of the table with a two-point cushion.
Stockport County’s 140th founding anniversary was celebrated with a friendly match, and a two-goal triumph at Edgeley Park against the footballing ‘Invincibles’ of the Victorian era, Preston North End.
Stockport County were back on the road – and a long one at that, down to Kent – following their maximum points-haul over the Easter weekend, but had to settle for a share of the spoils after coming from behind at Gillingham.
Stockport County’s first league meeting with Rochdale for 15 years saw them continue their winning February after they edged out their struggling hosts by the odd goal in three at the Crown Oil Arena.
Stockport County moved up a place to sixth, and remained within four points of the League Two automatic promotion positions following a two-goal triumph over second-placed Stevenage at Edgeley Park.