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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Sat 24 Feb 2018
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FC Halifax Town started life under new manager Jamie Fullarton with a 0-0 draw down at Eastleigh today.

The result sees the Shaymen move up one place in the league table to 17th and are now five points ahead of Solihull Moors in 21st place.

League leaders Macclesfield Town made it four wins in a row with a 1-0 win over Maidenhead United at Moss Rose this afternoon.

Scott Wilson left it late for the Silkmen scoring in injury time to put them five points ahead of Sutton at the top of the table with just 11 games of the season to go.

Sutton were 4-0 winners over bottom of the league Guiseley.  The home side went ahead in the first half through Terell Thomas.

Byron Harrison, Craig Eastmond and an own goal from Guiseley goalkeeper Luke Coddington gave Sutton all three points.

AFC Fylde won 3-1 at home to Dover Athletic which was their first win in three games.

Mitch Pinnock put the visitors ahead but Danny Rowe got his 19th league goal of the campaign to equalise for AFC Fylde.

Serhat Tasdemir and an injury time goal from James Hardy secured the points.

Wrexham were denied three points by Aldershot Town at the Racecourse Ground.

Scott Quigley put the North Wales side ahead on 21 minutes but Shamir Fenelon equalised for the Shots. Quigley restored Wrexham’s league on 57 minutes but the points were shared thanks to Callum Reynolds equaliser with 15 minutes of the game to go.

Dagenham were 3-2 winners over strugglers Chester FC this afternoon. Fejiiri Okenabirhie put the home side ahead but Chester hit back with goals from Jordan Archer and Matty Waters. Okenabirhie equalised with five minutes from time but there was still time for a winner as an own goal from Andy Halls gifted the Daggers all three points.

Dean Rance grabbed the only goal of the game as Ebbsfleet made it two wins out of two on the road as they beat Hartlepool United at Victoria Park

Tranmere returned to winning ways following their 4-1 defeat at home to Macclesfield in midweek with a 3-2 away victory at Maidstone.

Adam Buxton put the visitors ahead from the penalty spot before Alex Finney equalised for Maidstone. Andy Cook restored their lead but Ross Lafayette’s late first half penalty equalised again for the home side.

However it was another own goal as Alex Finney scored to give Tranmere a late win.

Woking drew 0-0 at home to Boreham Wood, which halts a run of four straight wins for the away side who have now kept four clean sheets in the last five games.

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