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Vanarama National League Roundup

Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Sat 13 Apr 2019
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Salford City 3-0 Maidenhead United:
In the early kick off, Salford City returned to the top of the table with a convincing victory over Maidenhead. The hosts took the lead after only 10 minutes through Emmanuel Dieseruvwe, before adding a second 15 minutes later through Ibou Touray. Adam Rooney added the decisive third on the stroke of half time from the penalty spot after Adrian Clifton was deemed to have committed a foul in the area.

Aldershot 1-1 Hartlepool United:

Aldershot’s relegation from the national league was confirmed this afternoon after a 1-1 draw with Hartlepool. The hosts looked hopeful of a result after taking the lead only 10 minutes in through Reece Grant. However, the hosts failed to see out the result, with Gavan Holohan equalizing 10 minutes from time, condemning Aldershot to National League South football next season.

Barnet 1-2 Wrexham:

A late goal by Wrexham substitute Jermaine McGlashan secured a 2-1 win over Barnet and guaranteed the Dragons a National League play-off spot. Wrexham took the lead through an Akil Wright header on 47 minutes, before Shaquille Coulthirst equalized for the hosts on 70 minutes. It wasn’t until the 86th minute that Wrexham found their winner and they found it in the form of Jermaine McGlashan who got in behind the Barnet defence and slotted home.

Barrow 2-3 Dover:

A 90th minute winner from Ricky Modeste secured all three points for Dover in this 5-goal thriller in Barrow. It was the hosts however who took the lead, with John Rooney scoring on the stroke of half time. The hosts doubled their lead on 67 minutes through Lewis Hardcastle, setting up a difficult task for the visitors. Despite this, Dover fought back with from Mitch Brundle on 73 minutes, with the equalizer coming from Anthony Jeffry on 81 minutes. The comeback was complete when Ricky Modeste struck home and made it 2-3

Braintree 2-1 AFC Fylde;

Playoff contenders Fylde suffered a shock defeat at the hands of already relegated Braintree. It was the hosts who went in front first thanks to Mohammed Sagaf on the half hour mark, before doubling their lead on 77 minutes through Courtney Richards. An 84th minute goal from Fylde’s Jordan Tunnicliffe set up a nervy ending, but the hosts were able to see out the result.

Chesterfield 4-1 Maidstone United:

A rampant second half performance from Chesterfield saw them run out 4-1 winners of visitors Maidstone. Chesterfield took the lead on 18 minutes through Bradley Barry before Blair Turgott equalized for the away side on 33 minutes. The hosts second half goals came in the form of Scott Boden, an own goal from Will De Havilland and a 90th minute goal from Laurence Maguire, which wrapped up the win.

Eastleigh 1-0 Gateshead:

An early Reda Johnson goal was enough to secure all three points for Eastleigh against visitors Gateshead. Johnson’s goal came only a quarter of an hour into the game, with no further goals following.
Ebbsfleet 0-1 Dagenham & Redbridge:

A Tomi Adeloye goal was enough to secure all three points for Dagenham and Redbridge as they ran out 0-1 winners at Ebbsfleet. Adeloye’s goal came on 25 minutes and confirms the Daggers National League status for next season.

FC Halifax Town 2-2 Bromley:

A late Richard Brindley goal snatched a point for Bromley as they visited FC Halifax Town. It was the hosts who took the lead first, after a fumble from the goalkeeper from a James Berrett corner, Josh Staunton was free to head into an empty net from 3 yards out. Bromley equalized after a cross deceived Halifax keeper Sam Johnson and bounced in. Devante Rodney reinstated the lead on 75 minutes, before Brindley made it 2-2 with 5 minutes left to play.

Harrogate Town 0-1 Boreham Wood:

An early Tom Champion goal was enough to secure all three points for Boreham Wood away at playoff contenders Harrogate Town. This win secures Boreham Wood’s survival in the National League for next season, with only 3 games remaining.

Solihull Moors 3-2 Havant & Waterlooville:

A last-minute winner from Daniel Wright saw promotion chasing Solihull Moors run out victorious at home to Havant & Waterlooville. Joe Quigley put the visitors in front only a minute into the game, before Tyrone Williams equalized on 25 minutes. Alex Gudger put the hosts in the lead for the first time in the game only 15 minutes from time, before he put it into the back of his own goal 5 minutes from time, which looked to have secured Havant a point. That was until Daniel Wright smashed home to secure the 3 points, leaving Solihull only 3 points from leaders Leyton Orient.

Sutton United 1-2 Leyton Orient:

An 89th minute penalty took Leyton Orient back to the top of the league after Salford’s win in the early kick off had put them second. It was the hosts who took the lead through Jonah Ayunga, before Daniel Happe equalized for The O’s. The dismissal of James Dayton 15 minutes from time put the visitors in an uncomfortable position, but they found a winner through Macaulay Bonne, who converted an 89th minute penalty to win the game.


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