Despite matching their second-placed hosts for large spells in the game Glapwell were made to pay for giving away three cheap goals as they fell to a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle Town at the Lyme Valley Stadium.
Glapwell’s hopes of a play-off place are now effectively over after a second home defeat in three days as they were beaten 1-0 by league leaders Barwell at Hall Corner despite a much improved performance.
Glapwell’s play-off hopes are now effectively over after falling to a hugely disappointing 2-1 home defeat to second-bottom Shepshed Dynamo who despite winning the game are relegated following Rainworth’s win at Grantham.
A goal of the season contender by Michael Harcourt, again playing up front, and a late Ian Brown header kept Glapwell’s play-off hopes alive as they earned an hard working 2-0 win over Leek Town at Harrison Park.
On a night when three points were more important than the performance, Ian Holmes scored the only goal just before the hour-mark as Glapwell claimed a vital three points with an hard fought 1-0 win against Market Drayton Town at the Greenfield Sports Grou
Two first half goals were enough for Derby County to book their place in the final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup as they saw off the brave challenge of Glapwell with a 2-0 victory at a foggy Hall Corner.
Conor Higginson’s second hat-trick of the season, taking his season tally of goals past 20, helped Glapwell record a comfortable 4-1 victory over Leicestershire side Loughborough Dynamo at the Nanpantan Sports Ground.
Ian Brown scored the only goal of the game with 20 minutes remaining as Glapwell defied all the odds to overcome Blue Square North side Alfreton Town in the Quarter-final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup at the Impact Arena.