Stamford AFC lost 2-1 to Grantham yesterday (Monday) in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division.
Daniels captain Richard Jones put the home side ahead on six minutes in front of a 432-strong crowd. However Grantham equalised in the 36th minute through Adie Hawes.
They went in all even at half-time but soon after the break, Grantham took the lead thanks to Paolo Piliero.
The Daniels had their chances and Jordan Smith had a penalty saved, but the Gingerbreads saw out the game to take three points.
Stamford face Trafford FC away on Saturday.