Stockport beat Salford and head for League Two playoff final with Carlisle

20 May 2023 17:53
County deny Salford with dramatic 3-1 victory on penalties Ben Barclay earns Carlisle 3-2 aggregate win over BradfordStockport will face Carlisle in the League Two playoff final at Wembley after a day of semi-final drama ended in heartbreak for Salford and Bradford.County beat Salford 3-1 on penalties at Edgeley Park after the semi-final tie ended 2-2 on aggregate after extra time. The Stockport goalkeeper, Ben Hinchliffe, was the late hero as he saved penalties from Adrian Mariappa and Stevie Mallan to send the home fans wild. It means the hosts remain on track for back-to-back promotions, while Salford’s bid to seal a fifth promotion in nine seasons is over. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian