Amateur James Cahill is five frames away from producing one of the all-time sporting shocks at the Crucible.
Notts County had Ben Barclay sent off as they threw away the lead in a 1-1 draw at Crawley that leaves them rooted to the bottom of Sky Bet League Two.
Martin O’Neill hailed Nottingham Forest’s best performance of the season after they beat Sky Bet Championship play-off hopefuls Middlesbrough 3-0 at the City Ground.
Salford City’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a serious blow after a narrow 1-0 defeat to fellow high-flyers AFC Fylde.
A man who was pretending to be a police officer pulled over a motorist – only to discover he was an undercover cop.
Chris Porter netted a first-half brace as Crewe edged a 2-1 win over Swindon for their first victory at the County Ground since 2002.
Barrow ended their run of five without a win with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Hartlepool at Holker Street.
Gavin Whyte struck a fine hat-trick as 10-man Oxford won 3-2 at Shrewsbury.
Chesterfield beat Boreham Wood 3-2 at the Proact Stadium in a highly-entertaining Vanarama National League encounter.
Harrogate secured a play-off place in their maiden National League season after a 2-0 home win over Gateshead.