"I thought it would be a nice thing to have in Altrincham
," he added.
In 1960, Altrincham
FC was on the verge of relegation and liquidation, prompting one of the club's younger fans to write an impassioned plea to a local newspaper for someone to step in and save the day.
Captain Robbie Dale scored Blyth's equaliser at Moss Lane against an Altrincham
side now seventh in the table.
"You don't have a chance (with ten men) against a side like Altrincham
, I have got to give them credit they are a very good possession side.
had a chance on 16 minutes when a corner saw James Jones head over, then Hancock hit a left-foot shot wide.
levelled two minutes into the second half through Jordan Hulme but Gittings made no mistake second time around, notching with a long-range ripsnorter that flew past keeper Tony Thompson.
were fortunate to keep their full complement of players on 23 minutes when the already booked Simon Richman hacked down Vassallo on half way as the Yellows launched a counter attack.
The absence of minnows in the shark tank gives us a chance to reflect on Altrincham
's triumph - which, in truth, they had been threatening for years.
They looked as if they were heading for defeat when Altrincham
went 2-1 up with two minutes left, but Terry Galbraith kept his cool right.
have just been relegated from the National League top flight.
"We've now got to put it behind us, move on and go to Altrincham
and put on a performance and get a good result."