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Stockport County 1 Darlington 1 ( Vanarama National League-North)28 April 2018

County ended the pre play off part of their season with a decent home point, that secured the much sought after fifth place finish ( and with it the home QF tie) in front of 6163 ( a new National League North attendance record!)today at Edgeley Park , against a determined Darlington side.

Those looking for a bit of a nerve tingler, bedecked with 90 odd minutes of none stop excitement, were perhaps disappointed, but they, if they existed at all, would have been in a minority I would guess, as most of the excellent crowd stayed on to applaud their respective teams at the games conclusion signalling if not overwhelming approval of the days fare, then satisfaction on the season thus far laid out before them.
If it wasn’t unceasingly exciting, the game was an interesting one, particularly so because County fielded a side with 7 changes in it, with a Wednesday play off Quarter Final in prospect. Most of JG’s fringe players got a start…and it was a real excitement to see young striker Szymon C…

Blyth Spartans 0 Stockport County 1 ( Vanarama National League- North) 21 April 2018