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Stockport 3-2 Rochdale

Jim Gannon, Keith Hill

Stockport County 3-2 Rochdale: Managers Keith Hill and Jim Gannon square up in the League Two play-off final Greater Manchester derby

Nathan Stanton scores an own goal

Rory McArdle opens the scoring for Rochdale before Nathan Stanton (c) scores an own-goal to level for Stockport County

Rory McArdle, Liam Dickinson, Nathan Stanton

McArdle and Stanton battle with Stockport's Liam Dickinson in a dramatic and hard-fought first-half

Anthony Pilkington, Stockport County, scores

The influential Anthony Pilkington scores County's second with a brilliant header in off the crossbar

Liam Dickinson (20) celebrates scoring his County's third goal of the game with his team-mates

Liam Dickinson crisply strikes the ball past Tommy Lee at the near post, his 21st goal of the season and Stockport's third of the game

Anthony Pilkington (l), Adam Rundle (c), Leon McSweeney (r)

Rochdale draw a goal back through a thumping volley from the industrious Adam Rundle with 13 minutes left

Stockport and Rochdale players at the final whistle

Although Rochdale fight to the last whistle it is the Stockport County players who celebrate promotion when it goes

Liam Dickinson and Anthony Pilkington

Stockport County's goalscoring heroes Liam Dickinson and Anthony Pilkington celebrate with the League Two play-off trophy

Adam Rundle

Rochdale's Adam Rundle is helped to his feet knowing his team have it all to do again against Bournemouth, Brentford and Barnet

Stockport County fans

County's fans have a season in League One, playing Leeds and Leicester among others, to look forward to this August

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