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Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Sat 27 Jan 2018
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It was a bitterly disappointing afternoon for FC Halifax as they concede three goals in the second half to lose 3-0 to Bromley.

In the other games today, Solihull were able to grab an important win on their trip to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Moor’s Adi Yussuf bagged two goals in two minutes in the first half with Afolayan scoring the winning goal, the Dagger’s Okenabirhie was the consolation scorer. The game ended 3-1 to Solihull.

Another loss for Guiseley today as they were unable to beat Dover. Dover’s Mitch Brundle put his side ahead in the fifth minute, it was all quiet until Southwell scored the equaliser in the second half, but Mitchell Pinnock was able to steal the win just before injury time. 2-1 to Dover.

There was a seven-goal thriller at the Ten Acres today, Eastleigh were the victors over Hartlepool who had lost Carl Magnay when he received his second booking just before the final whistle.

It was a game that was certainly end-to-end, Hartlepool’s Michael Woods bagged a brace in the first half whereas Eastleigh’s Zebroski scored in the first half but added a couple more in the second half to grab the hat-trick, his team mate Obileye also contributed to the scoreline as well as Pool’s Conor Newton.

Boreham Wood went on their travels and are coming home with three points and a clean sheet.

Balanta, Turley and Quigley were the three key men that featured in the score-sheet, helping cement their team’s position just under the play-off spots.

Gateshead were able to surprisingly beat Maidstone United with 10-men as their goalkeeper Dan Hanford was given a straight red late in the second half for obstructing a goal-scoring opportunity.

Gateshead forward McNall scored in the first few minutes of the game where as Maidstone’s Jai Reason scored a penalty that equalised the score in the first half whilst Gateshead’s midfielder Fox was the scored the winning goal just before injury time in the second half.

Aldershot were able to continue their challenge to clinch the top spot as they were able to grind out a 3-2 against Leyton Orient.

The first half ended with a goal-each from Leyton’s Macauley Bonne and the Shots’ Shamir Fenelon, where as an action packed second half had Will Evans and McDonnell scored the two goals to cement their position in the play-off spots.

However, the league leaders Macclesfield couldn’t beat Torquay where the latter rest at the bottom of the table.

Whitehead put Macclesfield ahead in the second half before Romain was able to score the equaliser but both teams couldn’t capitalise and so no three points for the two.

Maidenhead were able to punish Chester for losing their defender James Jones for a serious offence.

Harry Pritchard bagged his brace in the same minute whilst his team-mate Sam Barratt scored the third goal that sealed their win.

Woking grinded out a 1-0 win thanks to their defender Stojsavljevic, it took three second half minutes for the home side to score against Fylde who were unable to get themselves back into the game.

Finally, Wrexham and Tranmere both went home with a point today as all the goals happened in the first half. Two goals each but both couldn’t clinch a win in the second half.

It was only Barrow’s game against Sutton that had to be postponed today as the pitch was waterlogged.

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