STOKE & CREWE WIN, PORT VALE DRAW AND KIDSGROVE SUFFER HEARTACHE
8 March 2020 Local Sport
Stoke City thrashed Hull City 5-1 at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
A brace a piece for Nick Powell and Sam Clucas and a goal for Tyrese Campbell from the penalty spot secured Stoke three vital points and moved them up to seventeenth in the Championship table.
Port Vale secured a hard-earned point as they drew 0-0 at Whaddon Road against Cheltenham.
The Valiants dropped out of the play-off zone but the point keeps them firmly involved in the battle for promotion from league two.
Crewe Alexandra moved to the top of league two with a 3-1 victory over bottom of the table Stevenage.
Goals from Chris Porter, Charlie Kirk and Ryan Wintle secured all three points for the Alex with Stevenage getting a consolation goal in the ninetieth minute.
It was heartache from Kidsgrove Athletic at the Auto Insurance Stadium as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Stamford with the goal coming in the ninetieth minute from Harry Vince.
The Staffordshire Senior League moved into the semi-final of their Senior League Cup competition at they defeated West Yorkshire Senior League 3-2 at Hanley Town Football Club on Saturday.
They will now face West Cheshire in the semi final.