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Dover Athletic 2 Stockport County 5 ( Vanarama National League) Saturday 30 October 2021

    ( All words and images by hedgegrower)   After all the drama and naval gazing of the past week, County had the job of maybe giving their supporters an overdue lift at the Crabble this afternoon. Dave Conlon was in charge of lifting the County team licking them into some kind of shape and allowing them to play, and he made a good fist of the task stewarding them to a 5-2 win .    Dave Conlon`s bench       OK it was against the National League`s basement club, but notwithstanding that obvious point, we`ll surely take scoring 5 away from home, and claiming 3 points will we not, no matter who the opposition is? The performance was not perfect by any means, but there was more evidence that we wanted to attack on show today than is usually the case, and it was encouraging to see County foraging for a goal deep into added time – their fifth coming a minute from the end. Another plus point and probably not un-related to that willingness to attack, was that the 5 goals were shared