Goalkeeper Brad James was the one celebrating victory as well as a clean sheet as Gateshead picked up a 2-0 success over Brackley Town, a welcome first home win of the season before Tuesday's visit of Spennymoor Town.

Sam Stubbs played in defence as Hamilton Academical picked up a deserved draw at Hearts. 

The home side lead twice at Tynecastle but Accies hit back to earn a share of the spoils.

Tyrone O'Neill was the man on the losing side on Saturday, he played up front in Darlington's 2-0 away defeat to King's Lynn.

Blyth Spartans are next up for the National League North side on Wednesday evening.

Enes Mahmutovic and Mitch Curry are both injured and will hope to move closer to a return over the international break.