Stalybridge Celtic went down 4-0 at home to Hednesford town in their
opening game of the Skrill North league.
Francino Francis opened the scoring for the visitors in the 13th minute
making it 1-0 at half time.
In the second half Elliott Durrell scored a hatrick for the visitors to make
the final score 4-0. Dan Crane the Hednesford goalkeeper had an outstanding
game denying Celtic on many occasions in the second half.
At Ewen Fields Hyde FC drew 2-2 with Hereford Utd. Lim Thomsett put Hyde into
a 2-1 lead but Hererford equalised before the end to make it 2-2 in the Skrill Premier
In the Evostick Premier Division Ashton United beat Grantham town 2-1 at Hurst Cross
and Curzon Ashton won 3-1 away at ramsbottom. Mossley lost 3-1 at home to kendal Town.