Saturday's National League reports

Bromley 3-0 York City

York's horrendous run of form extended to 16 without a win in all competitions after a convincing defeat at Bromley.

Jack Holland advanced from the back to give the Ravens the perfect start, flick-heading Blair Turgott's free-kick across the diving Kyle Letheren.

York's wretched run of luck was then emphasised by Charlie Cooper's header, which came back off the inside of the Bromley post.

Before half-time, George Porter broke down the left and fired in from an acute angle to double York's trouble.

After the break, Turgott was again the provider as Neil Smith's men secured victory. The winger's corner was headed in nicely by substitute Adam Cunnington.

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Dagenham & Redbridge 1-4 Barrow

Barrow took their astounding unbeaten run to 20 matches in all competitions with a significant win at promotion rivals Dagenham.

The Bluebirds struck twice just before half-time. First, Liam Hughes's header was adjudged to have crossed the line, despite the valiant attempts of Jordan Maguire-Drew to clear.

Byron Harrison then tapped in his 15th goal of the season on the break.

The sides exchanged quick goals after the break. Richie Bennett volleyed into the top corner for Paul Cox's men, before Corey Whitely converted on the rebound for Dagenham after Tim Erlandsson had saved Luke Guttridge's initial effort.

Harrison extended the away side's lead from the spot after Moussa Diarra had been baulked in the box.

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Eastleigh 0-3 Chester FC

Eastleigh suffered a promotion setback with a demoralising home loss to Chester.

The home side made the early running, but the visitors capitalised against the run of play. Johnny Hunt crossed for Kane Richards to stab the Blues into a 20th-minute lead.

Mikael Mandron missed two good chances to score for the hosts, which proved a turning point.

The Blues extended their advantage, despite a heroic penalty save by goalkeeper Scott Brown from Tom Shaw. In the ensuing scramble, Elliott Durrell poked in.

In their strenuous efforts to fight back, Eastleigh inadvertently gave Jordan Chapell the freedom of Ten Acres to race clear on the break and make it three.

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Guiseley 3-1 Boreham Wood

Guiseley launched themselves off the bottom of the table with a rousing win against Boreham Wood at Nethermoor Park.

After a cagey start, the Lions belied their lowly status at the bottom of the table and went toe-to-toe with their seventh-placed opponents.

The battlers took the lead early in the second half when Atkinson headed in Simon Walton's delicious corner.

Will Hatfield extended it when he received Jake Cassidy's lay-off and struck home via the post.

Boreham's talisman Kenny Davis however arrived in the right place at the right time to nod one back.

Cassidy restored Guiseley's two-goal lead, netting on the rebound after a Hatfield effort had been saved.

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Lincoln City 2-0 Maidstone

Lincoln made it 13 games unbeaten in all competitions with a richly deserved home win over Maidstone.

Predictably it was the Imps who dominated against a Maidstone side reeling from four defeats in a row, but they failed to create a decisive opening in the first half.

After the break, they eased clear. Theo Robinson opened the scoring after Matt Rhead had headed Terry Hawkridge's cross into the danger zone.

Within seconds, visiting goalkeeper Lee Worgan cleared straight into the path of Nathan Arnold, who teed up Rhead to finish.

The win keeps Danny Cowley's side ensconced in second place and ripe for a promotion charge.

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Macclesfield A-A Dover

Macclesfield were denied the chance to close in on the National League play-off places after their clash with Dover was abandoned midway through the second half due to fog.

The Silkmen were leading 1-0 thanks to Danny Rowe's goal on the half-hour but visibility became an increasing concern at Moss Rose.

Referee Antony Coggins opted to suspend the encounter shortly after half-time before calling it off completely when conditions failed to improve.

The home side were well worth their advantage, with Danny Whitaker's header tipped over before Rowe finished a free-flowing move with aplomb in the 30th minute.

Dover had entered the clash on the back of three successive wins but offered precious little going forward before play was halted.

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Solihull Moors 2-0 North Ferriby

Akwasi Asante bagged a brace as Solihull ended a run of three straight defeats in the National League with victory over lowly North Ferriby.

Asante spurned the first real chance of the match when he prodded meekly at visiting goalkeeper Rory Watson while Kyle Wootton fired wide when well placed at the other end.

Dutch striker Asante also missed the target but then made amends shortly afterwards, following up to net the rebound after Jamey Osborne's low drive had been parried into his path.

Solihull were grateful for Daniel Lewis' fine low save to keep out Wootton's drive shortly after half-time while the ever-dangerous Asante's effort came back off the bar.

The hosts survived a few nervy moments before Asante made the result safe, slamming into the roof of the net from the edge of the area before Curtis Bateson was dismissed late on to compound the woes of North Ferriby, who slipped to the foot of the table following the loss.

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Southport 4-5 Braintree

Braintree moved out of the National League drop zone at Southport's expense after edging out the Sandgrounders in a thrilling contest where seven goals were scored in the first half alone.

The tone was set in the opening minute when Michael Cheek converted at the near post, but Southport first drew level when Jack Higgins scrambled home after a quarter of an hour before Josh Thompson's header put them ahead.

Andrai Jones profited from a goalkeeping error almost immediately after in the 28th minute but Manny Parry closed the gap moments later before Oliver Muldoon's floated free-kick levelled matters after 36 matters.

Another Muldoon free-kick was turned into his own net by Higgins as Braintree, having trailed 3-1, ended a breathless first-half leading 4-3 at the Merseyrail Community Stadium.

Southport were level after 56 minutes when Jamie Allen netted from the spot after Braintree goalkeeper Sam Beasant had brought down Jones, but the visitors had the final say eight minutes later when Jack Midson headed home from a corner.

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Sutton United 2-0 Aldershot

Jamie Collins scored a second-half brace as Sutton returned to winning ways with a National League victory over 10-man Aldershot.

The hosts went into the match on the back of a six-match winless run in the league which had seen them drop down to 13th in the standings, but bounced back in style from Tuesday's defeat at Boreham Wood.

Gary Waddock's visitors were reduced to 10 men when Jake Gallagher was shown a straight red card just before the break after going into a tackle with Bedsente Gomis, his opponent seeming to come off worse.

The U's took advantage after 58 minutes as Collins headed home the opener before netting his sixth goal this season as he picked up Kevin Amankwaah's cross from the left and fired past Mark Smith to seal the points with 10 minutes remaining.

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Tranmere 2-1 Torquay

Andy Mangan scored his first goals since re-signing for Tranmere with a brace in their victory over Torquay at Prenton Park.

The hosts started the brightest and striker Mangan opened the scoring on 12 minutes as he found the back of the net with a great curling effort from the left side of the penalty area.

Four minutes later, the former Bolton youth player sent home another chance before the referee's assistant chalked it out for offside, but he made no mistake as he fired through Torquay goalkeeper Brendan Moore's legs to double his tally at the start of the second half.

The Gulls pulled one back just after the hour as Lee Vaughan miscued a pass back to Scott Davies and Dan Sparkes took advantage and reduced the deficit, but Rovers held on for maximum points which saw them move up a spot to fourth.

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Woking 3-0 Gateshead

Gozie Ugwu scored a hat-trick as Woking recorded a comfortable victory over Gateshead in the National League.

The striker, who had registered five goals in his previous four outings, headed Jake Caprice's cross into the bottom right corner to open the scoring inside nine minutes at Kingfield Stadium.

Gateshead forward Danny Johnson saw his 36th-minute effort clip a post, before Ugwu capitalised on a mistake by visiting goalkeeper Dan Hanford to double the advantage 11 minutes into the second period.

Ugwu completed his treble 18 minutes from time when he latched on to Patrick McLaughlin's poor headed back-pass to lob the ball over Hanford.

Wrexham 3-1 Forest Green

National League leaders Forest Green Rovers lost out as Wrexham boss Dean Keates earned his first win since taking charge last month.

Goals from Shaun Harrad and a brace from Gerry McDonagh proved enough for the home side.

Darren Carter had pulled one back for the visitors on 68 minutes, but despite pressure Rovers could not find another.

Early on Carter had seen his penalty saved by impressive Wrexham goalkeeper Luke Coddington.

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