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Away Ground Guide 2017/18 - Tamworth ( Monday 28 August 2017)

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Salford City 2 Stockport County 1 ( Vanarama National League- North) 15 August 2017

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I still cannot believe that County came away with precisely nowt from their encounter with media darlings Salford City at Moor Lane last night.

The newspapers and other media will record that the game ended 2-1 to Salford, but apart from the first thirty minutes of the game when County’s injury hit/ re-shuffled defence was still bedding in, County looked by far the better of the two teams.
County were without defensive kingpin Michael Clarke, who had sustained an injury following Saturday’s game, and although the new defensive line up( sometimes 4….Minihan, Cowan, Smalley and Duxbury….sometimes 3 with Minihan spinning clear and getting up the park) did well, by the time they had ironed out the understandable wrinkles , Salford had snatched a 2 goal lead which ultimately would prove decisive.
After the second ( a really fortunate effort that took the cruellest of deflections to take it out of Hinchliffe’s reach) County gave Salford rice in real quantity, and it took a whole series of desp…