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Altrincham 1-0 Aldershot Town

Chris Barker
Chris Barker joined Aldershot in summer 2013 after leaving Southend

An own goal from Aldershot caretaker player-manager Chris Barker gifted Altrincham their fourth straight win.

It was the 34-year-old's first game in temporary charge of the Shots following January's sacking of Andy Scott.

Barker deflected in James Lawrie's effort from a wide angle as Altrincham finally broke the deadlock in a game they had dominated.

The result leaves Altrincham safe in mid-table, while five defeats in a row leave Aldershot close to the drop zone.

Aldershot Town caretaker Chris Barker told BBC Surrey:

"It wasn't brilliant but we came here as an organisation and we've done the shape for the last four or five days and this is what we've all worked on.

"We have to stay together and we now have three home games out of four so hopefully the fans will get behind us and hopefully we'll climb the table.

"I thought the three boys who came played well, I crossed the ball to Josh (Scott) and if that goes in 1-1, everybody is happy but we have to carry on and the results has gone against us today. We go again Monday."



Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Coburn
  • 2Densmore
  • 3Griffin
  • 19CrowtherSubstituted forPerryat 64'minutes
  • 5Havern
  • 18WilliamsSubstituted forLawrieat 64'minutes
  • 16Marshall
  • 8Richman
  • 11Clee
  • 10ReevesSubstituted forGillespieat 83'minutes
  • 4Moult


  • 6Leather
  • 7Lawrie
  • 9Gillespie
  • 14Perry
  • 17Parton


Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Smith
  • 12Gibbs
  • 6Barker
  • 15East
  • 2Oastler
  • 18Saunders
  • 5Wilson
  • 19StevensonSubstituted forScottat 82'minutes
  • 21McCollinSubstituted forTshimangaat 83'minutes
  • 9WilliamsSubstituted forJarvisat 83'minutes
  • 14Roberts


  • 7Hatton
  • 11Scott
  • 13Thomas
  • 17Jarvis
  • 20Tshimanga
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Match Stats

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    Match ends, Altrincham 1, Aldershot Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Altrincham 1, Aldershot Town 0.

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    Corner, Aldershot Town.

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    Corner, Aldershot Town.

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    Foul by Tom Marshall (Altrincham).

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    Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

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    Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).

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    Shaun Densmore (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

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    Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).

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    Simon Richman (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

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    Foul by Steven Gillespie (Altrincham).

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    Matthew Saunders (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

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    Hand ball by Steven Gillespie (Altrincham).

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    Attempt missed. Nicky Clee (Altrincham) header from the centre of the box.

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    Offside, Altrincham. Kyle Perry tries a through ball, but Kyle Perry is caught offside.

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    Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).

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    Shaun Densmore (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

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    Corner, Altrincham.

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    Foul by Ryan Jarvis (Aldershot Town).

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    Jake Moult (Altrincham) wins a free kick.

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