"I felt that we could get something out of the game once we got the first goal," Sheridan said.
"I wasn't happy with our first half performance and had a bit of a go at them at half-time. The substitutions made all the difference for us.
"A good finish from Simon Whaley gave us a bit of hope but what a strike from Drew to get us level. The lad was unlucky with the own goal but we will take that, as it keeps us on a bit of a run.
"To be fair to Darlington they were one of the best sides that we have faced all season. My mate Stan (Staunton) has got them really fired up."