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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Sun 3 Mar 2019
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Eastleigh 0-1 FC Halifax Town. Town moved eight points clear of the relegation zone. A goal from James Ferry ensured the Shaymen returned with three points. Both Manny Duku and Devante Rodney made their debuts for Halifax.

AFC Fylde 2-1 Maidenhead. Fylde solidified their playoff place after coming from behind against Maidenhead. Ryan Upward opening the scoring for Maidenhead but goals from Danny Rowe and Tom Crawford saw Fylde move up to 4th.

Aldershot 0-2 Gateshead. Gateshead continued to keep their playoff hopes alive following a win over relegation candidates Aldershot. Gateshead moved up to 6th thanks to goals from Connor Thomson and Cameron Salkeld. Aldershot remain seven points from safety.

Barnet 3-1 Barrow. Barnet continue to move up the table thanks to their big win over Barrow. A dominant performance was crowned with goals from Elliot Johnson, Shaquile Coulthirst, and Daniel Jones ensured Barnet had the three points. Kyle Jameson managed a late consolation but there was no time to come back.

Bromley 0-2 Boreham Wood. Boreham Wood moved seven points clear of the drop zone following a win over Bromley. Bromley had two shots cleared off the line but failed to capitalise on their chances. A goal from Ralston Gabriel saw Boreham wood lead at half time before Idris Kanu finished with just minutes left.

Dover 3-0 Braintree. Braintree failed to move off the bottom spot after a heavy defeat to Dover. Ricky Gabriel was sent off just five minutes into the game and Braintree failed to come back from this. Goals from Alfie Pavey, Jai Reason, and Mitch Brundle move Dover four points clear of the relegation zone.

Ebbsfleet United 0-1 Salford City. Salford had gone five games without a win, but a Carl Piergianni helped to get their promotion bid back on track. Salford were denied by Nathan Ashmore on multiple occasions as Ebbsfleet put several chances wide.

Harrogate Town 1-1 Dagenham & Redbridge. Harrogate drop out of the playoff places as they failed to take three points against midtable Dagenham. Callum Howe opened the scoring for Harrogate 55 minutes into the game but a 90th minute equaliser from Conor Wilkinson sent Dagenham home with a point.

Havant & Waterlooville 1-2 Leyton Orient. Leyton kept their promotion hopes alive following a narrow win over Havant. A Jordan Maguire-Drew goal was cancelled out thanks to Alfie Rutherford but a Josh Coulson header 17 minutes from time made sure Leyton took three points.

Sutton United 2-2 Hartlepool United. Hartlepool came from two goals behind to earn point against Sutton. Roarie Deacon and Gime Toure gave the hosts a comfortable lead however a cross looped in from Mark Kitching to make it 2-1. The comeback was completed on 75 minutes as Luke James netted after Sutton failed to clear their lines.

Wrexham 1-0 Chesterfield. A goal from Akil Wright ensured Wrexham stay two points clear at the top. Chesterfield missed the chance to move away from the relegation zone and just four points clear. Wrexham will be hoping Solihull Moors fail to capitalise on their game in hand to leave Wrexham top.

Solihull Moors 5-0 Maidstone United. Maidstone’s relegation fears continue as they fell to a heavy defeat against promotion hopefuls Solihull. Four goals in the first half put the game out of reach for Maidstone who never really got into the game.

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