After conceding two sloppy goals in the opening eight minutes, Lee Andrews’ side recovered well to make a contest of a fixture that had no bearing on Reds final position yet was very important from a Buxton perspective.
Workington slipped to their twenty second league defeat of a depressing season and avoiding relegation to Evo-Stik West is now out of their hands. Premier Division survival will depend on a helping hand from the two clubs immediately above them, Mickleov
How damaging this result will be should become evidently clear in the next three weeks, quite possibly before then, but it is the worrying home form in general which has left Reds flirting with relegation all season.
The NPL’s last two survivors go into Tuesday’s FA Trophy replay knowing conditions will be considerably better than they were at Borough Park, where Storm Deirdre did her best to turn a game of football into a lottery.