The young striker scored last Monday night away to Curzon Ashton, but Darlington were beaten 3-1 on their travels to Tameside Stadium.

O’Neill netted his second goal in the space of five days on Saturday at home to Southport, breaking the deadlock with only four minutes played before Adam Campbell added a second from the penalty spot.

After a fourth successive draw in midweek against Bradford Park Avenue, Brad James and Gateshead secured their first win of the season away to Kettering Town on Saturday.

Marcus Kelly put the home side in front, but the Heed scored twice in the second half to earn their first three points of the campaign, with Toby Lees getting the visitors back on terms before Joshua Kayode grabbed the winner in injury time.

After an impressive debut for Hamilton Academical against Kilmarnock, Sam Stubbs featured at the back again when the two teams met in the second round of the Scottish League Cup on Saturday.

Nothing could separate the two sides after 90 minutes, and it was Kilmarnock’s Dan Thomas who bagged the decisive goal in the 113th minute at Rugby Park.

Other loanees Mitchell Curry and Enes Mahmutovic are still sidelined with injury.