DARLINGTON went out of the FA Trophy to a last-minute goal against Harrogate on Friday night.
An equaliser eight minutes from time by former Gateshead player Reece Styche seemed to earn Quakers a replay, until Joe Leesley headed in the winner.
Quakers, without a win since Tommy Wright took charge, looked sharp in the first half, but the closest they came to scoring was a Terry Galbraith shot into the hands of keeper James Belshaw from a Phil Turnbull free-kick.
Quakers took the lead on 49 minutes when Greg Mills was tripped in the area by Harrogate full-back Jack Vann as he tried to latch on to a Styche flick on, and Styche neatly scored from the spot.
But Quakers didn’t hold on their lead for long, because Harrogate gained