Table toppers Chester dropped their first points of the new
season after they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 away to Preston North
Two goals from Ryan McLean gave the hosts a first half lead,
however a penalty from James Cottrell in the 75th minute gave Chester
hope to get something from the game.
And in the 92nd minute they did when a Sion Jones
volley snatch a point for the visitors to maintain their unbeaten record in
Preston North End (Myerscough) still remain in second place
but they close the gap on leaders Chester to five points.
Elsewhere, Stockport County put last weeks result behind
them as they put four past AFC Fylde, winning 4-0 away from home.
That result means County go back into third place, replacing
AFC Fylde who drop to fourth spot.
Hyde United also bounced back from a defeat last week as
they also won 4-0 at home to Crewe Alexandra.
The win for Hyde saw them move up to fifth in Division K,
whereas Crewe drop down to sixth after defeat.
Chorley were the third team who scored four this week as
they beat MMU 4-1 to move three points away from bottom of the table.
MMU still remain at the bottom on three points, one point
behind eighth placed Stalybridge Celtic, who didnít play this week.
Next week sees a mixture of League and Cup fixture between
the sides in Division K.
In Division K, Chorley will play against Crewe Alexandra at
home, whilst Stockport County play at home again, this time against Stalybridge
In the League Cup, AFC Fylde will host FC Halifax Town and
Division K leaders Chester will travel to sixth placed Mansfield Town Brooksby,
who are in Division H.
Also, Preston North End (Myerscough) play in the Cup as they
face Mansfield Town.
Those fixtures are to be played on Wednesday 13th