BUXTON FC slipped to a third successive single-goal defeat on Saturday.
A 72nd-minute penalty by Chorley’s leading scorer Steve Foster was enough to secure the points for The Magpies.
New Mills AFC moved to the top of the Evo-Stik First Division South on goal difference after a 2-1 win over Sheffield FC at Church Lane.
Ashley Stott scored the winner in the 73rd minute for the Millers, after Andrew Gascoigne’s penalty on the stroke of half time had cancelled out Carlos Meakin’s 14th-minute opener.
In the FA Cup, Glossop North End fell at the first hurdle as they were beaten 4-2 at Surrey Street by Boston Town.
Josh Hill had given the Hillmen the early advantage, but Boston struck four times without reply, through Tom James (2), Alex Beck and Gary Bull, to secure passage into the next round. Jay Gorton netted a Glossop consolation four minutes from the end.
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