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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Mon 26 Aug 2019
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FC Halifax Town recorded a 2-1 victory away at the Progression Solicitors Stadium over Barrow.

The home side went ahead in the first couple of minutes with Lewis Hardcastle’s curling shot but second half goals from Liam Nolan and a Liam McAlinden penalty earnt the Shaymen all three points.

Woking are top of the table with a 2-1 away win against 10 man Dover Athletic at the Crabble Stadium with a late Toby Edser’s goal.

The home side were reduced to 10 men with Kurtis Cumberbatch sent off on just 16 minutes but it was Dover who took the lead just after the half hour mark through Ricky Modeste.

Jake Hyde equaliser for the league leaders before the break and it was a late goal from Edser to make it six wins from the opening 7 games for the Cards.

Second placed Bromley had to come from behind to beat Maidenhead on the road. The home side went ahead through Josh Smith but two goals in the final minutes from Reeco Hackett-Fairchild to give them five wins from 7 games.

Aldershot Town left it late to claim a dramatic injury time equaliser to earn a point at home to Sutton.

Jamie Collins scored from the penalty spot with just seven minutes remaining but Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong earnt the Shots their third home draw of the season

Jean-Yves Koue Niate and Armani Little put Torquay into a two goal lead in the opening half an hour at Barnet but second half goals from Ephron Mason Clark and a late Jack Taylor goal earnt a point for the Bees

Ebbsfleet earnt their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over 10 man Boreham Wood.

Femi Ilesanmi was sent off on just minutes and the visitors made that pay with goals from James Ball and Gozie Ugwu on 13 and 16 minutes respectively

Former Macclesfield midfielder Tyrone Marsh pulled one back with less than 15 minutes to play but Ebbsfleet have that first win now.

Four goals for Hartlepool helped them to victory at home to Wrexham.

Akil Wright put the visitors ahead before Gime Toure equalised for United. Liam Noble put them ahead on 48 minutes from the spot and then made it 3-1 just four minutes remaining.

Wrexham pulled one back through Bobby Grant’s penalty before Toure also grabbed his second on the hour mark

Jake Lawlor got his marching orders for a second time this season for the North Wales side

Biggest win of the day was Notts County’s 5-1 thumping of 10 man Chorley

The visitors went ahead through Lewis Baines header but the home side then turned the game around with goals from Nathan Tyson, Enzio Boldewijn, Kristian Dennis and two goals from substitute Wes Thomas.

The day was compounded with the sending off of Josh O’Keefe with 15 minutes to go.

Second half goals from Elliot Osborne and Nyall Bell gave Stockport a 2-0 victory at home to Chesterfield

Two goals from Joe Quigley helped Dagenham to a 3-2 win over Yeovil Town.

Yeovil went ahead through Rhys Murphy but Quigley equalised 15 minutes later. Emmanuel Onariase put the Daggers ahead but Matt Worthington then equalised for the visitors but a very late goal from Quigley earnt Peter Taylor’s side victory

The final game of the day will see Solihull Moors take on Eastleigh, 7.45pm kick-off

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