Local Non League Football Results – 12.11.22
Written by Hitmix Local News on 14 November 2022
Non League Results by Dave Johnson
Newcastle Town 1 – 1 Glossop North End
Jacob Lovatt’s tenth strike of the season was enough to see Newcastle rescue a point after going behind against visitors Glossop North End.
After a goalless opening forty-five minutes it was The Hillmen who took the lead with five minutes of the second half played when the unfortunate James Askey sent the ball past his own ‘keeper.
After Newcastle’s win last weekend it was important they got something from this game and they managed to get back into it in the 65th minute with Lovatt levelling things.
A win at home to Colne on Tuesday night (7.45pm) will move Castle up to 6th spot, keeping up the pressure on 5th place Mossley.
Runcorn Linnets 2 – 0 Kidsgrove Athletic
Kidsgrove slipped to a disappointing defeat against a Runcorn Linnets side who remain unbeaten on home soil after the Grove were sunk by two second half goals.
No goals in the first half then, but after 66 minutes the home side edged ahead when Jamie Rainford netted his eleventh goal of the season.
Despite being behind, Kidgrove were very much still in the game and they went looking for an equalizer during the remaining twenty minutes or so.
However, it just wasn’t their day, and the home side doubled their advantage right at the death when Rainford struck again in the 90th minute to send Kidsgrove home empty-handed.
1874 Northwich 0 – 1 Hanley Town
Once again, Hanley showed they are a force to be reckoned with when playing away from home as they grabbed their sixth win on their travels.
It was a tight game at Northwich’s Townfield ground, but the visitors managed to break the deadlock right on half time when Dodds fired home.
The former Port Vale man was on the end of a move involving two other former Vale men when Danny Glover knocked down a cross from JakeTwyford to James Lawrie.
Lawrie managed to find Dodds who showed all of his experience to fire past home ‘keeper Nosakhare Aghayere with a neat finish for the only goal of the game.
Leek Town 3 v 2 Clitheroe
Leek Town twice came from behind at Harrison Park to keep the pressure on leaders Macclesfield with a 3-2 win over a Clitheroe side who still have play-off aspirations.
It was the visitors who drew first blood when Max Cane put them in front on 7 minutes but Leek didn’t have too long to wait before they levelled through Ollie Harrison in the 29th minute.
Clitheroe edged ahead again in the 27th minute and held their lead up to the interval with the need for Leek boss Neil Baker to earn his corn in the dressing room during the half time break.
On 62 minutes Baker’s side were back in the game when Marc Grocott beat ‘keeper Chris Thompson and just when it looked like the home side were going to have to settle for a draw, John Ryder grabbed a last gasp winner in the 90th minute.
Trafford 0 – 1 Macclesfield
Macclesfield kept up their one hundred per-cent record under new boss Dave McNabb with a narrow victory against Stafford on their travels.
In a fairly even opening half hour neither side managed to break the deadlock, but the Silkmen went close in the 35th minute when Nicky Maynard’s glancing header was touched over the bar by Matt Cooper.
But five minutes later there was little Cooper could do, when former Crewe Alex man Maynard ‘s bicycle kick found the top left hand corner of the net to put Macclesfield in front.
With no further goals in the game, Maynard’s spectacular strike was enough to see Macclesfield retain their four-point advantage at the top of the table.
Congleton Town 2 – 1 Coventry United (FA VASE)
A brace from skipper Tom Pope was enough to see off the challenge of Coventry United, to make sure of a place in the 3rd round of the FA Vase.
The visitors got their noses ahead in the 25th minute. After a spell of home pressure, they broke quickly and Joe Agunbiadi made no mistake, beating Craig Ellison in the Congleton goal with the opener.
Fourteen minutes later the Bears were back in it. Pete Williams played out to Jordi Nsaka, who in turn crossed into the box where Tom Pope planted a firm close-range header into the back of the net for the equalizer.
Pope scored his and Congleton’s second, when, under pressure from the visitors’ defence, he showed great feet before turning inside the box to fire home.
Stafford Rangers 0 – 3 Stalybridge Celtic
More disappointment at Marston Road as Stafford wasted another opportunity to headway as they aim for a top five place.
With one win in six games and without a win in their last three home fixtures, it is clear Matt Hill’s men need to have a re-think and work out a way to make Marston Road a more difficult place to go for their visitors.
Stalybridge Celtic soon showed they were there for a win when they went ahead as early as the ninth minute when a quick passing move involving Chris Dagnall, Raul Correia and Nathan Caine saw the latter finishing the move off.
Correia grabbed himself the next goal when he doubled Celtic’s lead in the 37th minute and he grabbed his second, and Celtic’s third when he fired home from the penalty spot in the 87th minute.
Nantwich Town 3 – 0 Morpeth Town
What did they used to say about PMT buses? Nantwich go all that time without a win, then two come along at the same time.
That is not not strictly true, but it was two league wins on the bounce, and three wins altogether following their Cheshire Cup victory over Cheadle Heath Nomads recently.
Byron Harrison started things off in the 27th minute when he rose highest to meet an in-swinging corner to head home, putting any home nerves there may have been firmly to bed.
On 66 minutes a well-worked move ended when Myiwa Malumo touched the ball to Dan Cockerline and the striker confidently fired into the corner for his third goal in three games.
Four minutes later Malumo was on the mark himself, deflecting a shot from substitute Tom Scully to wrong-foot Dan Lowson in the Morpeth goal.