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Stockport County 1 Kidderminster Harriers 0 ( Vanarama National League- North) 29 December 2018

The Now… does County`s newly adopted anthem go……ah yes……` We`re on our way……We`re on our way`…….and after this, most excellent of victories against a truly awkward Kidderminster Harriers team , that is exactly what James Gannon`s superb Stockport County team are, and the words of said ditty were still ringing out around SK3 long after the game had finished, such was the sense of pride the win instilled in County`s long suffering following! An 87 th minute goal from Sam Minihan did the trick for County- his glancing header flying into the far corner of the net , defeating a tough as teak Harriers side, sending the blues into third place in the division. Minihan`s glory goal caught nicely by Andrew Machin. Seeing off yet another promotion rival was an impressive performance from County, who had their midfield shorn of the important presence of Jordan Keane and Jake Kirby before a ball was kicked. With Sam Walker in to part fill this gap, we  

Stockport County 2 Altrincham 0 ( Vanarama National League- North) 26 December 2018

Over 4500 turned out at Edgeley Park today to cheer County home to another valuable victory against promotion rivals Altrincham , and into fourth place in the division, via a goal each from my M.O.M Jamie Stott, and Frank Mulhern. The goals came one in each half but before and after same County gave a performance , the maturity and sheer excellence of which was truly astonishing at times. Altrincham did what you would expect a team pushing for promotion to do…they got forward…attacked… and played the ball about nicely at times, but with County in their current form this was just not enough. Each determined Alty attack was met with resolute defence that always allowed the visitors time on the ball , but also added threat on the break to deeply thoughtful defending. To get another clean sheet against a side with the   free scoring reputation that Altrincham have is superb work. In this respect if Stott was inspirational from start to finish ,