Non league: Fightback sends Club run to seven

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Sheffield FC extended their unbeaten run to seven games in league and cup coming from a goal down to beat Division One South play-off hopefuls Stamford 2-1 at home.

The visitors edged in front on 31 minutes when Jordan Hempenstall beat Liam Flynn in the Club goal with a dipping volley from the edge of the box.

Sheffield were behind for just six minutes as Jamie Hadfield kept up his purple scoring patch with the equaliser for his fourth goal in the last three games, nodding in from close range after Wes Hill’s cross had come back off the bar.

Sheffield’s winner came when Joel Purkiss and Roney combined down the right and Andy Gascoigne thumped home a fine volley.

Nathan Joynes scored a hat-trick as Stocksbridge Park Steels edged closer to Premier Division safety with a third win in eight days beating Ashton United 3-2 away.

Joynes gave Steels a 10th minute lead pouncing on a loose ball to finish with a well placed shot in the bottom corner.

The striker then doubled his and Stocksbridge tally on 23 minutes steering home a Chris Bettney cross. Ashton pulled one back just past the half hour mark when Liam Davies conceded a free-kick on the edge of the box that was converted Tom Moore.

Steels went further ahead on 79 minutes. Joynes picked up a loose ball on the edge of the box to strike a shot that looped over the keeper with the help of a deflection.

The hosts reduced the arrears with Moore grabbing his second from the penalty spot following a foul by Brett Bowden-Lovell but Steels held on.

Leon Mettam’s late goal earned Worksop Town a 1-0 win at Sandy Lane against play-off chasing Chorley.

Joe Leesley struck in the 57th minute to give Matlock Town the spoils from a 1-0 home win over Marine.

TUESDAY: Premier Division: Matlock Town v North Ferriby United, Rushall Olympic v Worksop Town, Stocksbridge Park Steels v FC United of Manchester.

Division One South: Sheffield FC v Carlton Town.

WEDNESDAY: Premier Division: Buxton v Hednesford.