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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Sat 31 Aug 2019
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FC Halifax Town moved up to second in the Vanarama National League with a well fought victory over Solihull Moors today at the Shay stadium. Liam McAlinden with both goals for the Shayman despite second half pressure from Solihull and a goal for substitute Alex Nicholls.

Elsewhere though Bromley drew 2-2 with AFC Fylde with Jordan Williams opening the scoring in the 7th minute before a response from Bromley 9 minutes later from Bingham to make it 1-1. Fylde ended the first half in the lead though with Williams adding another for his brace. Frankie Raymond would have the deciding goal though converting from the spot to hold Fylde and move Bromley into the third spot just a point behind Halifax.

Chesterfield are still seeking a win this season despite coming from behind to get a point drawing 1-1 with Dagenham & Redbridge.

Barnet took advantage of a late red card for Eastleigh in the form of Sam Smart and enjoyed late scenes with a 94th minute winner from Shaquille Coulthirst. This moves them into 8th position with the 2-1 win.

Ebbsfleet endured a home defeat against Aldershot losing 2-1. Aaron Eyoma opened the scoring before Ethan Chislett added the second just before the hour mark. A late goal for Gozie Ugwu gave Ebbsfleet hope of a late equaliser but it wasn’t to be. The win moves Aldershot into 18th and three points off the drop. Ebbsfleet continue to struggle.

Harrogate also lost 2-0 to Dover with two second half goals from Inih Effiong moving the south coast team into 5th. Harrogate’s recent poor form drags them further down the table into 17th.

Maidenhead enjoyed a perfect second half scoring three goals to beat Sutton United away from home. Shamir Fenelon opened the scoring just after the hour and a brace from Daniel Whitehall sealed the three points. A red card for the home team from Omar Bugiel made things easier for the visitors.

Hartlepool enjoyed a trip to the coast with a 2-1 win at Torquay. Hartlepool winning at half time courtesy of Jason Kennedy before Jamie Reid evened things up 6 minutes after the restart. Peter Kosio would decide it with a goal on 80 minutes to ensure the two teams were level on points in 9th and 10th respectively.

Woking moved top of the table and 2 point clear of Halifax with a grinded 3-2 winning result at Barrow. Despite falling behind in the first half a second half brace from Jake Hyde ensured the gained the 1st spot at this stage of the season.

A late fight back from Wrexham wasn’t enough as they lost 2-1 to visitors Stockport. The result for Stockport moves them into the play-offs in 6th.

Yeovil enjoyed a comfortable 3-1 win against Notts County with County scoring in the 94th minute, Kristian Dennis conversion from the spot only really being a consolation for the Magpies.

Finally, in the late kick off Boreham Wood comfortably dismantled bottom of the league Chorley in an away win which ended 3-1. Chorley and Chesterfield, the only clubs beginning with ‘C’ in the league are the only clubs without wins so far.

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