Danny Meadows scored his first goal of the season as Alfreton secured a narrow victory over struggling Macclesfield.

The hosts, who are without a win eight games into the campaign, fell behind when Meadows slotted home from John McGrath's free-kick.

Earlier on, Alfreton appealed for a penalty when Paul Clayton was tripped but their shouts were waved away.

Macc went close to equalising in the second half but James Bolton's header drifted wide.

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Saturday, 14 September 2013

Conference Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Macclesfield 0-1 Alfreton Town FT
(HT 0-1)
    • Meadows 27

    Macclesfield

    • 01 Taylor yellow card
    • 03 Andrew
    • 05 Bolton yellow card
    • 16 Sodje yellow card (Kissock 77)
    • 26 Halls yellow card
    • 02 Connor yellow card
    • 23 Whitaker yellow card
    • 25 Kay (Mackreth 50)
    • 09 Holroyd
    • 11 Winn (Rowe 74)
    • 19 Boden

    Substitutes

    • 04 Martin,
    • 06 Turnbull,
    • 07 Mackreth,
    • 10 Kissock,
    • 24 Rowe

    Alfreton Town

    • 01 Atkins
    • 02 Wood yellow card
    • 05 Wylde yellow card
    • 10 Bradley
    • 16 Fenton
    • 21 Rowe-Turner
    • 08 Shaw
    • 12 Meadows
    • 17 McGrath
    • 09 Clayton yellow card
    • 18 Akinde

    Substitutes

    • 03 Franklin,
    • 04 Westwood,
    • 19 Andrews,
    • 14 Taylor,
    • 13 Wishart
    Ref: Peter BanksAtt: 1,271
    MACCLESFIELD
    ALFRETON TOWN

    Possession

    • Macclesfield 53%
    • Alfreton Town 47%

    Attempts on target

    • Macclesfield 5
    • Alfreton Town 7

    Attempts off target

    • Macclesfield 6
    • Alfreton Town 10

    Corners

    • Macclesfield 10
    • Alfreton Town 6

    Fouls

    • Macclesfield 13
    • Alfreton Town 10
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:26 The final whistle is blown by the referee.
    • 90:00+1:54 Booking
    • 90:00+1:34 Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Whitaker on Bradley Wood. Nick Fenton restarts play with the free kick. Booking for Danny Whitaker for unsporting behaviour.
    • 88:40 Corner taken by Danny Andrew. Unfair challenge on Nick Fenton by Scott Boden results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ross Atkins.
    • 87:33 Danny Rowe takes a shot. Ross Atkins safely holds on.
    • 86:32 Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Andrew.
    • 86:04 Dan Bradley takes a shot.
    • 84:37 Danny Rowe takes a shot. Ross Atkins catches the ball. Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line. Michael Wylde makes a clearance.
    • 83:59 Header at goal by John Akinde strikes the woodwork.
    • 83:14 John Akinde takes a shot.
    • 82:40 Booking
    • 82:34 Andy Halls concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Meadows. The referee shows Andy Halls a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. John McGrath restarts play with the free kick.
    • 80:29 Danny Rowe takes a shot.
    • 79:46 Corner taken by Danny Andrew from the right by-line. Clearance made by Paul Clayton.
    • 78:41 The ball is crossed by Danny Rowe.
    • 76:08 Substitution John Paul Kissock comes on in place of Efetobore Sodje.
    • 73:00 Booking
    • 72:07 Substitution Danny Rowe joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Winn.
    • 72:07 Joe Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Bradley Wood. Ross Atkins takes the free kick. Efetobore Sodje gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Clayton. The referee books Paul Clayton for dissent. Free kick taken by John McGrath.
    • 71:48 Andy Halls delivers the ball. Nick Fenton makes a clearance.
    • 70:22 Jack Mackreth produces a cross. Header by Chris Holroyd goes over the bar.
    • 70:04 Handball decision goes against Dan Bradley. Danny Whitaker restarts play with the free kick.
    • 68:37 Danny Meadows takes a shot. Rhys Taylor safely holds on.
    • 64:45 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line. Header at goal by James Bolton misses left of the target.
    • 63:09 Corner taken by Danny Andrew. Joe Connor challenges John Akinde unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.
    • 59:13 Nick Fenton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Holroyd. Andy Halls restarts play with the free kick. Peter Winn takes a shot. Ross Atkins safely holds on.
    • 57:40 Short corner worked by Peter Winn. Andy Halls crosses the ball. Clearance made by Nick Fenton.
    • 57:19 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Holroyd by Dan Bradley. Danny Whitaker restarts play with the free kick.
    • 56:55 Paul Clayton takes a shot.
    • 53:31 Corner taken by Peter Winn.
    • 53:14 Centre by Jack Mackreth.
    • 52:16 Corner from the left by-line taken by John McGrath. Efetobore Sodje manages to make a clearance.
    • 51:54 James Bolton challenges Paul Clayton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by John McGrath.
    • 51:00 The referee blows for offside. Ross Atkins takes the free kick.
    • 49:23 Booking
    • 49:05 Substitution Scott Kay goes off and Jack Mackreth comes on.
    • 49:05 James Bolton concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Clayton. Free kick taken by Nick Fenton. James Bolton goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
    • 47:28 The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Holroyd. Ross Atkins restarts play with the free kick.
    • 46:03 Danny Meadows takes a shot.
    • 45:27 Paul Clayton takes a shot. Blocked by James Bolton.
    • 45:01 The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:21 The match has reached half-time.
    • 45:00+1:57 Corner from the left by-line taken by Danny Whitaker.
    • 45:00+1:34 Danny Andrew takes a shot. Blocked by John McGrath.
    • 45:00+1:22 The ball is crossed by Danny Whitaker. Clearance made by Nick Fenton.
    • 44:48 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Winn by Bradley Wood. Danny Andrew restarts play with the free kick.
    • 43:25 Booking
    • 43:08 Scott Boden fouled by Michael Wylde, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Andrew takes the free kick. Bradley Wood is cautioned.
    • 41:26 John McGrath takes a shot. Blocked by Efetobore Sodje. Corner taken by John McGrath. Rhys Taylor gets a fist to the ball to punch .Foul by John Akinde on Rhys Taylor, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
    • 39:43 Booking
    • 39:14 Efetobore Sodje gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Clayton. Free kick taken by John McGrath. The referee books Efetobore Sodje for unsporting behaviour.
    • 38:47 Chris Holroyd takes a shot. Ross Atkins safely holds on.
    • 34:58 Corner taken by John McGrath. Danny Andrew makes a clearance.
    • 32:59 Bradley Wood takes a shot.
    • 31:05 The referee blows for offside. Rhys Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
    • 29:51 Corner from the right by-line taken by John McGrath. Clearance by Joe Connor. Corner taken by John McGrath. James Bolton makes a clearance.
    • 28:54 Paul Clayton fouled by Danny Andrew, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Bradley Wood.
    • 26:22 Assist by John McGrath.
    • 26:22 GOAL - Danny MeadowsMacclesfield 0 - 1 Alfreton Town Danny Meadows scores with a right foot finish. Macclesfield 0-1 Alfreton Town.
    • 25:08 Booking
    • 24:36 Handball decision goes against Rhys Taylor. Rhys Taylor receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. John McGrath takes the free kick.
    • 23:18 Booking
    • 23:02 Michael Wylde gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Boden. Danny Whitaker takes the free kick. Caution for Michael Wylde. Chris Holroyd takes a shot. Ross Atkins catches the ball.
    • 21:28 Bradley Wood fouled by Scott Boden, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Atkins takes the free kick.
    • 18:23 John Akinde fouled by Danny Whitaker, the ref awards a free kick. John McGrath restarts play with the free kick. John Akinde concedes a free kick for a foul on James Bolton. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
    • 17:51 Danny Meadows takes a shot. Rhys Taylor catches the ball.
    • 16:29 Efetobore Sodje fouled by John Akinde, the ref awards a free kick. Efetobore Sodje takes the free kick.
    • 14:55 Booking
    • 14:39 Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Connor on Dan Bradley. Nick Fenton restarts play with the free kick. Joe Connor booked for unsporting behaviour.
    • 14:30 The ball is swung over by Danny Whitaker. Clearance by Nick Fenton.
    • 14:14 Paul Clayton takes a shot. Rhys Taylor safely holds on.
    • 13:14 Corner taken short by Danny Whitaker. Michael Wylde manages to make a clearance.
    • 11:47 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor. Paul Clayton takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
    • 9:28 Peter Winn fouled by Dan Bradley, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Andrew restarts play with the free kick.
    • 8:53 John Akinde takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
    • 7:26 John Akinde challenges Danny Andrew unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.
    • 6:24 Peter Winn takes a shot. Michael Wylde manages to make a clearance.
    • 3:46 Danny Meadows takes a shot. Rhys Taylor catches the ball. Scott Boden has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
    • 3:20 Corner taken by John McGrath. Peter Winn makes a clearance.
    • 3:01 Dan Bradley takes a shot. James Bolton gets a block in.
    • 0:45 Tom Shaw takes a shot. James Bolton gets a block in.
    • 0:00 The game kicks-off.

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