Marcus and Maria have spent the night together but in the cold light of day the enormity of what he's done hits him. He leaves the flat with Maria in pursuit as Sean passes and clocks the pair having a heated debate. Sean later tackles Marcus about the row and Marcus tells him that Aiden wants him to move away but he's uncertain. Sean tells him he should follow his heart. At the salon, Audrey offers the same advice when Maria confesses that she's slept with Marcus and she's in love. But when Maria walks into the pub, a confused Marcus makes a snap decision and tells Aiden he'll go with him. A gutted Maria implores Marcus to give them a chance, telling him how much she loves him.
Gail notices Lewis moving in to the butchers flat. Her guilt is compounded when he tells her he's pawned his father's watch to go towards paying Audrey back. Later when Gail hears Lewis telling Audrey he's lost the watch, she decides to take action.
Carole arrives from the Flying Horse to announce to Stella that the forthcoming 5-a-side match is between their two pubs. Stella tells Lloyd she's determined the Rovers is going to win and tells him to drum up the best team possible. Steve arrives and is bemused that Lloyd's list of team members includes Paul, Rob, Ryan, Gary and Chesney, but not him.
When Kevin tells Kirsty's he's snowed under at the garage and could do with some help from Tyrone she gives him short shrift.
Maria and Marcus - will they stay together?
Maria Connor walks into the pub. A confused Marcus Dent makes a snap decision and tells Aiden he'll go with him.