LDV Northern round-up
By Andrew Scurr
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Cambridge and Hereford saw off League oppostion to go into the next round.Cambridge United edged a five-goal thriller at The Abbey Stadium, defeating League One side Doncaster Rovers 3-2.
The Conference side were ahead early thanks to Michael Morrison's goal and looked to be in command just after the half-hour mark as Fola Onibuje put them 2-0 up.
Leo Fortune-West pulled a goal back just before half time and levelled the scores midway through the second half, however Ritchie Hanlon's (pictured) strike on 78 minutes sent the underdogs through to the third round of the competition.
Hereford United became the second Conference side through to the third round after defeating Port Vale 2-1 after extra time.
Daniel Carey-Bertram (14) put Hereford ahead, however Jeff Smith equalised on half time.
The score stayed that way until Tamika Mkandawire sent the home fans home delighted with the goal in the extra period (102).
Two goals in four minutes for Carlisle sent them through after falling behind against Blackpool.
A mad five minutes saw Blackpool take the lead through Gary Harkins (62), only for the home side to level things up a minute later. Derek Holmes then scored Carlisle's winner on 67 minutes.
Macclesfield Town also came from behind to defeat League One opposition, thanks to Kevin Sandwith's late winner.
Paul Evans put Rotherham United ahead (24) only for Jon Parkin to level the scores 10 minutes after the re-start.
With the game heading into extra time, Sandwith popped up (85) to send Macclesfield through.
Tranmere scraped through their tie with Rochdale, Chris Greenacre scoring the winner with 15 minutes remaining.
The pendulum swung in both teams' direction at some point in the game at Prenton Park however Tranmere had the lead at the final whistle.
The home side were ahead after just six minutes, Delroy Facey scoring the early goal, before Paul Tait's double (9 & 40) put the League Two side in control at half time.
Daniel Harrison pulled Tranmere level (67) and it was Greenacre who finally decided the tie.
Joe Brown's injury-time winner was enough to see Bradford into the next round at the expense of Conference side Morecambe.
The game between Halifax Town and Scunthorpe United fell to the weather and will now be played next Tuesday.
Click below for match summaries:
Cambridge United 3-2 Doncaster Rovers
Carlisle United 2-1 Blackpool
Halifax Town P-P Scunthorpe United
Hereford United 2-1 Port Vale (AET)
Morecambe 0-1 Bradford City
Rotherham United 1-2 Macclesfield Town
Tranmere Rovers 3-2 Rochdale