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VIDEO: Stockport fans invade pitch after late winner is scored at FC United

Stockport County fans have featured in a video that has been getting plenty of attention at the weekend after their side scored a late winner against FC United of Manchester.

Sam Walker corner was swung in and headed away by an FC United player, only for it to end up kicked back into the box and headed by Ashley Palmer for Jamie Stott, on his final County appearance – on loan from Oldham, to volley home.

Watch the dramatic moment for yourself in the video below…

The footage, which was uploaded to Twitter by a supporter who attended the match, has since gone on to be viewed nearly 50,000 times as well as received just under 1,000 likes.

Despite early chances, Stockport found themselves 1-0 down after just 10 minutes when FC United’s Kurt Willoughby won a 50/50 and hit the ball home towards the post.

The pace of the game died down from the fast and energetic opening few minutes as the heavens opened up mid-way through the first half.

Stockport got themselves back in the game thanks to Frank Mulhern, who fired his shot into the top corner after a free-kick was headed on before being brilliantly pushed away from keeper Allinson.

County continued to press on in the second half and eventually found their second, which ended up being the winner.

The result means the Hatters now nine games unbeaten in a row in all competitions and are four points behind league leaders Chorley who have a game in hand.

FC United of Manchester however remain second from bottom in the National League North relegation zone, six points from safety, however sides above them also got a game in hand.

 

The video of the jubilant scenes received plenty of replies from supporters, many of those loving what they were watching – take a look at what they at to say on the next page.

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