Stockport 1-0 Kettering

Dietmar Hamann claimed his first win as Stockport boss as they beat Kettering.

Marcus Kelly forced a fine reaction stop from home keeper Matthew Glennon with a powerful drive from the edge of the area.

Defender Euan Holden poked the Hatters into the lead with a close-range finish after the interval.

Sol Davis was sent off for the visitors for a second bookable offence before Elliott Chamberlain and Keigan Parker both wasted good chances for the hosts.


Stockport: Glennon, McCann, Piergianni, Bounab (O'Donnell 14),Holden, Miles (Chamberlain 68), Sheridan, Routledge, Fraughan (Parker 80), Chadwick, Elliott.

Subs Not Used: Ormson, Gritton.

Booked: Chadwick.

Goals: Holden 60.

Kettering: Walker, Phil Ifil, Jerel Ifil, Taft, Kelly,Ashikodi, Davis, Challinor (Meechan 72), Marna, Verma, McKenzie (Thomson 79).

Subs Not Used: Haxhia, Noubissie, Parry.

Sent Off: Davis (65).

Booked: Jerel Ifil, Davis.

Att: 3,429

Ref: Jeremy Simpson (Lancashire).