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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by Jack Booth
Posted on Wed 9 Oct 2019
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As well as FC Halifax Town’s 0-0 draw with Chorley, there were 10 other games taking place on Match Day 16 of the Vanarama National League…

Bromley retained their spot in 2nd place as they beat Barnet 2-1 at The Hive. Barnet did go into a 1-0 lead after 10 minutes thanks to Josh Walker’s fourth goal of the campaign. However, Bromley levelled 15 minutes later courtesy of Chris Bush’s equaliser. Bromley’s second goal of the game came 12 minutes into the second half when Joe Kizzi scored his second goal of the season which proved to be the winner. Barnet drop to 8th following their defeat.

Yeovil Town extended their good home run as they beat Woking 3-1 at Huish Park. Rhys Murphy gave the Somerset side the lead after 12 minutes. Murphy doubled his own tally and his side’s advantage in the 41st minute. On the stroke of half time, Jimmy Smith made it three with his fourth goal of the season. The visitors grabbed a consolation in the 57th minute courtesy of Ibrahim Meite, but Yeovil were able to see out the remainder of the second half to come out 3-1 victors.

Barrow made it seven wins in a row in the National League as they beat Boreham Wood 3-1 at Holker Street. Scott Quigley got Barrow on their way as he notched his 10th goal of the season in the 13th minute. Barrow’s lead was doubled by Dior Angus five minutes later – his second goal in as many games. Tyrone Marsh halved the deficit for The Wood in the 31st minute, however the points were assured for the home side when Quigley grabbed his 11th goal of the campaign in the 82nd minute.

Torquay United beat Ebbsfleet United 4-2 at Stonebridge Road. Three of the goals came in the first half, with Jake Andrews opening the scoring for Torquay after eight minutes. Jamie Reid made it two for Torquay 16 minutes later. Joshua Umerah halved Torquay’s lead when he scored in the 35th minute. Torquay began to run away with the game in the second half as they grabbed two goals in seven minutes courtesy of Matt Buse and Liam Davis respectively. Umerah notched his second goal of the game nine minutes from time, however it proved to be a consolation. Torquay jump up to 6th while Ebbsfleet remain bottom.

Notts County made it four home wins in five as they won 2-0 against Dagenham & Redbridge at Meadow Lane. Regan Booty put The Magpies in front after 24 minutes with his second goal of the campaign. County had to wait until the 87th minute to be sure of the points when Kristian Dennis bagged to double his side’s lead. Notts County move up to 7th place while The Daggers drop to 10th.

Chesterfield beat AFC Fylde 3-1 at Mill Farm. All the goals came in the second half, with the first goal coming in the 55th minute as Curtis Weston opened the scoring for Chesterfield. Mike Fondop-Talum made it 2-0 to Chesterfield 11 minutes later and went on to make it 3-0 nine minutes from time, seeing him grab his seventh goal of the season. Tyler Hornby-Forbes scored a consolation for Fylde in injury time. Chesterfield remain in 22nd despite the win whereas Fylde drop to 21st.

Aldershot Town produced a big win as they beat Dover Athletic 4-0 at The Electrical Services Stadium. The first goal came in the 25th minute thanks to Shamir Mullings. Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong made it 2-0 seven minutes later with his third goal of the season. Jack Powell trebled his side’s lead 10 minutes after the restart, grabbing his first goal of the campaign. The rout was completed in the 58th minute, courtesy of Alefe Santos’s strike. The Shots move out of the relegation zone up to 17th while Dover move down to 11th.

Wrexham and Harrogate Town played out a 1-1 draw at The Racecourse Ground in North Wales. Bobby Grant gave Wrexham the lead after just six minutes. Harrogate’s equaliser came 10 minutes from time as Ryan Fallowfield scored his first goal of the season to seal a point for his side. Wrexham remain 20th while Harrogate drop to 12th.

Solihull Moors beat Sutton United 2-0 at Damson Park. Loanee Jake Beesley made a great start to life with Solihull as he gave The Moors the lead after 20 minutes in his first start for the club. Striker Danny Wright assured Solihull of the win in the 73rd minute as he converted from the penalty spot. Solihull move up to 8th and Sutton drop one place to 19th.

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead United 2-1 at Silverlake Stadium. Danny Hollands gave Eastleigh the lead after 25 minutes with his seventh goal of the campaign. But their lead lasted only three minutes when Danny Whitehall levelled the scores to bring Maidenhead back into the game. The decisive goal came in the 64th minute courtesy of Tyrone Barnett’s fourth goal of the season. Eastleigh move up to 13th while Maidenhead remain in 16th.

AFC Fylde 1-3 Chesterfield

Aldershot Town 4-0 Dover Athletic

Barnet 1-2 Bromley

Barrow 3-1 Boreham Wood

Eastleigh 2-1 Maidenhead United

Ebbsfleet United 2-4 Torquay United

FC Halifax Town 0-0 Chorley

Notts County 2-0 Dagenham & Redbridge

Solihull Moors 2-0 Sutton United

Wrexham 1-1 Harrogate Town

Yeovil Town 3-1 Woking

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