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Bradford Park Avenue 0 Stockport County 2 ( Vanarama National League- North) 22 April 2017

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County kept their promotion chances alive , with a muck and nettles performance today against a combative Bradford Park Avenue side at the sun drenched Horsfall Stadium.
For much of this tense tussle, with both teams defending like tigers and looking short on fire power, a 0-0 draw looked an odds on certainty. County ,with Harry Brazel showing up well on his first full start, and usual suspects Montrose, Clarke and Lloyd again doing a shift, probably had more of the play in the first half but shared Avenue's inability to nick a goal.

We had to wait until late on forthe goals that made the difference and kept County's play off dreams alive, and they came as a result of JG's late substitutions. Gonzales and Amis were brought on for Ball and Odejayi, and substitute Amis scored one not long after and had a substantial hand in the other from Lloyd that sealed the win.
Back at kick off time, or thereabouts, the large County following in the crowd were settling into their positions …