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Southport 0-2 Alfreton Town

Alfreton striker Karl Hawley

Two early goals earned Alfreton their first win of the season and lifted them off the bottom of the table.

Joe Ironside opened the scoring after 90 seconds when he intercepted a clearance to fire into the bottom corner.

The Reds then doubled their lead when Karl Hawley shot low left-footed past Daniel Lloyd-Weston after nine minutes.

Ex-Notts County and Carlisle winger Hawley could have added a third as Nicky Law's men eased to victory.

Line-ups

Southport

  • 1Lloyd-Weston
  • 15Connor
  • 5Collins
  • 23McDonaldSubstituted forWhitehallat 78'minutes
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 4Kay
  • 8George
  • 16Rutherford
  • 11BroganSubstituted forMitchellat 46'minutes
  • 18MarsdenSubstituted forGormanat 65'minutes
  • 9Hattersley

Substitutes

  • 12Lynch
  • 13Gorman
  • 20Smith
  • 21Whitehall
  • 22Mitchell

Alfreton

  • 20Dawson
  • 2Wood
  • 6Smith
  • 5Graham
  • 3Rowe-TurnerBooked at 90mins
  • 21Thanoj
  • 12ShawSubstituted forSheridanat 68'minutes
  • 23Hawley
  • 15Keane
  • 18IronsideSubstituted forClaytonat 86'minutes
  • 11HowellBooked at 56mins

Substitutes

  • 9Clayton
  • 14Sheridan
  • 17McDonald
  • 19Igiehon
  • 22Gorman
Referee:
Steven Rushton
Attendance:
832

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamAlfreton
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Southport 0, Alfreton Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southport 0, Alfreton Town 2.

Attempt missed. Johnny Gorman (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Lathanial Rowe-Turner (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

Foul by Jordan Keane (Alfreton Town).

Johnny Gorman (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Foul by Danny Hattersley (Southport).

Lathanial Rowe-Turner (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Paul Clayton replaces Joe Ironside.

Foul by Luke George (Southport).

Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Southport.

Offside, Southport. Danny Hattersley tries a through ball, but Danny Hattersley is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved.

Attempt blocked. Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Daniel Whitehall replaces Clayton McDonald.

Hand ball by Johnny Gorman (Southport).

Attempt blocked. Johnny Gorman (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Johnny Gorman (Southport) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Chris Smith (Alfreton Town).

Paul Rutherford (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Clayton McDonald (Southport).

Karl Hawley (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Andrew Mitchell (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved. Assisted by Paul Rutherford.

Corner, Southport.

Corner, Southport.

Corner, Alfreton Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Jake Sheridan replaces Tom Shaw.

Attempt blocked. Luke George (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Southport.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Johnny Gorman replaces John Marsden.

Attempt blocked. Joe Connor (Southport) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Andi Thanoj (Alfreton Town).

Paul Rutherford (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Clayton McDonald (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box.

Booking

Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town).

Andrew Mitchell (Southport) wins a free kick.

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