Simon Hahn / 28th January 2020

National North Round-up  28/01/2020

National North Round-up  28/01/2020

The latest from around the league

We stayed sixth in the league table despite a 3-0 defeat at Chester on Saturday, we are now two points ahead of Altrincham in eighth.

King’s Lynn Town remain four points clear at the top of the table after a 3-0 victory over Blyth Spartans. The leagues top scorer Adam Marriott scored the first two with Rory McAuley making it three after an hour.

York kept the pressure on the leaders with a 1-0 win at home to Kettering Town.  Jordan Burrow scored the only goal of the game in the 63rd minute.

Brackley dropped below Chester to fourth after being held at home 0-0 by playoff chasing Guiseley.

Boston United are fifth after a 2-0 win at home to Kidderminster. Dominic Knolwes scored both goals for the Pilrgrims in the first half.

Spennymoor Town moved back into the playoff places with a 2-0 win against Leamington. Ben McKenna gave the Brewers the lead in the first half with Glen Taylor sealing the win in the final ten minutes.

Altrincham are only a point outside the top seven thanks to a 2-0 success at home to struggling Bradford PA. Josh Hancock put Alty ahead inside 60 seconds, with James Jones adding a second before the break.

Southport are also just a point away from the playoffs thanks to a 1-0 win away to Gloucester. Devarn Green grabbed the only goal early in the second period.

Farsley are three points behind seventh in 12th place after a 1-1 draw at home Telford United. Matt Stenson gave Telford the lead with Jack Higgins scoring an equaliser for Celtic in the 94th minute.

The final game of the week saw Hereford and Curzon Ashton also draw 1-1. Mohamud Ali put the Nash ahead, but despite playing the second 45 with ten men Tom Owen-Evans scored a penalty to earn the Bulls a point deep into stoppage time.