Dale Johnson hit an 84th minute screamer to secure the points for The Hillmen in a tight affair at Surrey Street. The experienced striker controlled a long ball 20 yards out, spun and fired a low piledriver past Will Kitchen to give the Hillmen the win.
For 38 minutes on Saturday GNE fans were salivating about their side. From the get-go they had attacked Ramsbottom with verve, causing panic whenever they ventured forward, which was often. All that was lacking was a finishing touch to the myriad chance
The Hillmen showed impressive resilience as they recovered from the blow of losing their goalkeeper to a red card just before the half hour mark to keep their net intact and secure an unlikely point with ten men against their local rivals.