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Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Wed 13 Sep 2017
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Barrow 0-0 Guiseley
Two of the bottom five sides, Barrow and Guiseley, played out a goalless draw at Holker Street as both teams continued to struggle.

Guiseley are now winless in their last five matches whilst Barrow have won just once in their last seven games.

Bromley 3-1 Torquay
A hat-trick from former Rotherham striker Brett Williams inspired Bromley a convincing 3-1 victory at home to bottom side Torquay.

Three points for Bromley sees them move into the top-half of the table whilst Torquay remain winless from their first ten matches.

Dagenham & Redbridge 1-2 Sutton
Sutton United moved to the top of the table after an injury winner from Kenny Davis gave them a 2-1 win at Dagenham & Redbridge.

Davis’ winner came after Craig Dundas had cancelled out the opener from Dagenham’s top scorer Corey Whiteley.

Successive defeats for Dagenham sees them fall from second in the table to eight position whilst Sutton move top having begun the day in fifth.

Dover 0-1 Boreham Wood
Boreham Wood overtook league leaders Dover after a goal from Stevenage loanee Blair Turgott was enough to separate the two sides.

Turgott’s first Boreham Wood goal in the 44th minute handed the away side the three points and move up to fourth whilst Dover fell to fifth.

Eastleigh 0-1 Maidstone
Maidstone earned consecutive league victories as Zavon Hines’ second-half goal saw them defeat Eastleigh 1-0.

Eastleigh have now failed to win any of their last five matches whilst Maidstone earned only their second away win of the season.

Ebbsfleet 0-2 Aldershot
Goals in either half from James Rowe and Scott Rendell saw Aldershot win 2-0 away at Ebbsfleet and move up to third in the table.

Aldershot are now just two points adrift of league leaders Sutton whilst Ebbsfleet are now winless in their last eight matches.

Gateshead 3-2 Chester
A last-minute own goal from Conor Mitchell saw Gateshead claim a dramatic 3-2 victory at home to Chester as the North East side ended their four-match winless streak.

Gateshead took a 1-0 lead into half-time through an Andy Halls own goals before an early second-half goal from Richard Peniket saw them double their lead.

Chester levelled the scores by the 90th minute with goals from Ross Hannah and Matthew Waters before Mitchell’s last-gasp winner.

The Heed remain unbeaten at The International Stadium having won four won and drawn one whilst Chester have won just one of their last ten matches.

Macclesfield 2-1 Fylde
Macclesfield moved into the play-off places after a brace from Scott Wilson saw them triumph 2-1 at home to AFC Fylde.

Wilson opened the scoring in the opening 15 minutes before an equaliser from the visitors through Jack Muldoon. However, Wilson came up with the winner in the 91st minute as Macclesfield earned their fourth victory in their last five matches.

Fylde now sit 20th in the table just three points above the relegation zone.

Maidenhead 1-0 Tranmere
Maidenhead recovered from their weekend defeat at The MBi Shay Stadium against FC Halifax Town with a 1-0 home victory over Tranmere.

Harry Pritchard’s 88th minute goal proved to be the difference between the two sides and means The Rovers have now taken just 12 points from a possible 30.

Woking 2-1 Solihull
Woking earned their third win from their last four matches with Charlie Carter scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 win over Solihull Moors.

Jason Banton put Woking ahead on the half-hour mark before Solihull levelled the game in the 74th minute through Darren Carter. But, the home side stool the points through Carter’s winner a dozen minutes later.

Solihull remain in 22nd with defeat having won just two of their first ten league matches.

Wrexham 0-0 Hartlepool
Wrexham maintained their place in the top seven after a goalless home draw with Hartlepool United.

Both sides continued their strong league form as of late with sixth-placed Wrexham now unbeaten in their last five and Hartlepool, 17th, yet to taste defeat in any of their previous four.

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