NEXT opponents Hartlepool slumped 2-1 at Brighton as Town midfielder Jon Worthington made his loan debut for Yeovil in their 1-0 win at Orient.
Pools, who come to the Galpharm tomorrow, were sunk by Calvin Andrew’s last-minute goal on the South coast and are 16th in the League I table.
The North-Easterners started well and took a 20th-minute lead when skipper Michael Nelson converted a cross by Joel Porter.
But Seagulls captain Nicky Forster levelled from close range in the 59th minute after substitute Seb Carole, the former Leeds man who trained with Town last month, squared Dean Cox’s deep cross.
Andrew, on loan from Crystal Palace, nodded in Kevin McLeod’s cross to bag the three points.
Yeovil, who completed the capture of former Town skipper Worthington for a month on Friday, were also last-gasp winners.
Gavin Tomlin got the only goal of the game at Brisbane Road in the fifth minute of time added on as 17th-placed Yeovil built on their 1-0 home win over Town last Tuesday.
Worthington picked up a caution, his seventh of the campaign.
On-loan Town keeper Simon Eastwood helped Woking to a 4-1 home win over Northwich in the Blue Square Premier.
Galpharm teammate Tom Denton was an unused substitute.
Town target Lee Novak was unable to add to his 17-goal tally for Gateshead this season as they lost 2-0 at King’s Lynn in the Blue Square North.