Jimmy Ryan came closest to breaking the deadlock but Fleetwood Town had to settle for a 0-0 draw with National League Southport in their FA Cup first-round clash at Haig Avenue.
The midfielder's 25-yard free-kick was tipped on to the Southport crossbar by Magnus Norman early in the second half and Martyn Woolford saw his follow-up blocked as the hosts held on for a replay against a team 56 places above them in the football pyramid.
The Sandgrounders also weathered a late storm as, deep into injury-time,...
Given that both teams traditionally play in yellow, Southport packed a change of colours for Saturday's long, long 575-mile round trip to Torquay United in the National League.
However, upon arrival at Plainmoor, it soon emerged that Southport's away kit wasn't going to cut the mustard, largely due to the fact that -- for reasons beyond our comprehension -- it is almost exactly the same colour as their home strip. Except it looks like someone has drawn all over it with a highlighter pen.
Manchester United have taken Southport forward Andrew Lewis on trial, sources have told ESPN FC.
Lewis, who was on the books at Tranmere Rovers until the age of 14, has impressed for the Conference club's reserve team this season.
The 19-year-old has scored 38 goals, and his record has alerted a host of sides higher up the football pyramid.
Everton, Burnley and Blackburn have all cast an eye over Lewis and were keen to take the 6ft 1in player on trial in order to have a closer look at him.
Non-league Southport suffered FA Cup heartbreak when a penalty deep in stoppage time gave Championship promotion contenders Derby a 1-0 victory in the third round tie at the iPro Stadium.
The Vanarama Conference strugglers looked to have earned a replay but in the third minute of added time, skipper Luke Foster brought down Johnny Russell and Chris Martin made no mistake from the spot.
That was cruel on Southport and their goalkeeper David Raya Martin, who had made a string of magnificent saves to...