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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Sat 22 Sep 2018
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The National League have new leaders in Leyton Orient after they knocked Harrogate Town off top spot by beating them 3-0 at Harrogate and ending Harrogate’s unbeaten run and continuing their own unbeaten run. Goals from Macauley Bonne and a double from Jobi McAnuff sealed the win for Orient.

Sutton United smashed promotion contenders 3-0 at Gander Green Lane. An early penalty from Jamie Collins gave Sutton the lead, and Kieran Cadogan made it two. It got worse for Wrexham as Luke Summerfield got sent off just before half time. Craig Eastmond sealed all three points for Sutton in the second half making it three.

Salford City continued their great form at home and in recent games, making themselves unbeaten in their last nine games and unbeaten at home this season. It was a routine 3-1 victory over Boreham Wood at Moor Lane.

Solihull Moors destroyed Bromley within this first half at Damson Park, cruising to a 5-0 victory, scoring four in the first half. Solihull produced five different scorers with Gudger, Carter, Hylton, Wright and Osborne.

Gateshead pulled off a great victory at the Proact Stadium beating Chesterfield 3-0. Boden and Rigg scored goals in the first half. Chesterfield went down to ten with Hines being sent off and Scott Boden ended the game with his second goal.

Adam May got both goals to complete a 2-0 victory at home against Dover, Dover still sit bottom of the National League. Maidstone United climbed out of relegation after beating Braintree scoring a 96th minute penalty to steal all three points.

Dagenham ended up rueing their missed penalty in the first half, as Eastleigh scored 89th minute to win 1-0. Barrow impressed to beat Maidenhead 2-0 at Holker street.

Barnet drew 1-1 at home to AFC Fylde, also Ebbsfleet drew 1-1 at home to Havant & Waterlooville.

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