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Stockport County 2 York City 0 ( Vanarama National League- North)27 January 2018

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Harrogate Town 4 Stockport County 1 ( Vanarama National League- North) 23 January 2018

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If the weather was cold and wintry as County took on high flying full timers Harrogate Town at their Wetherby Road gaff last night, the treatment afforded to County’s travelling fans was happilyback to its pre 2016/17 best with Town the perfect hosts. 
On the park however the treatment meted out by the home side matched the weather precisely as County were beaten 4-1 on what was a disappointing night for Jim Gannon’s side.
At times County looked good and played some neat football, but they found high scoring Town sharper and better where it mattered most- at the sharp end. Put simply Harrogate looked what they are….a good team honed and made better by being able to work together full time. They are second in the division and score for fun, and we saw why last night.
It might be opined that the only success for County was the goal scored by new dad Chris Smalley…..but that is too simplistic. There were a few consolations.... County as a whole kept working to try and get something from the…