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Aldershot Town 1-1 Dartford

Struggling Dartford had to settle for a point after Tristan Plummer's second-half equaliser earned Aldershot a draw.

The Kent side looked set for a vital victory when Elliot Bradbrook headed his eighth goal of the season from Lee Burns' 16th-minute corner.

But Aldershot improved and almost levelled before the break when Jordan Roberts' free-kick rattled the bar.

And Dartford's defence buckled on the hour when Plummer cut in from the left and his shot deflected into the net.

Aldershot Town caretaker boss Chris Barker told BBC Surrey:

"We're quite disappointed we haven't got nine points out of nine from the three cup finals. On the other hand if you said to me two weeks ago you'd get seven points I would've taken that."

On managerial vacancy: "To be honest I am carrying on like I have been for five weeks so I will continue until someone tells me different.

"If a new manager comes in next week, I'll continue as a player and if I get the job I'll do both.

"The board have been fantastic with me, they've told me everything, they speak to me everyday and they haven't hid anything and they've backed me with the players."

Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Smith
  • 12GibbsBooked at 39mins
  • 5Wilson
  • 6Barker
  • 3McGinty
  • 7HattonSubstituted forRichardsat 89'minutes
  • 18Saunders
  • 19Stevenson
  • 14RobertsBooked at 21minsSubstituted forPlummerat 57'minutes
  • 21McCollinSubstituted forGermanat 57'minutes
  • 9Williams

Substitutes

  • 4Lathrope
  • 10Plummer
  • 13Thomas
  • 16Richards
  • 23German

Dartford

  • 1Brown
  • 20Burns
  • 4McAuley
  • 18Dallison-LisbonBooked at 39mins
  • 3Richards
  • 11Harris
  • 5Bradbrook
  • 8NobleBooked at 67mins
  • 12GreenSubstituted forSweeneyat 73'minutes
  • 22DoidgeSubstituted forHayesat 74'minutes
  • 17Crawford

Substitutes

  • 6Cornhill
  • 7Hayes
  • 15Collier
  • 16Sweeney
  • 21Ibrahim
Referee:
Justin Amey
Attendance:
1,787

Match Stats

Home TeamAldershotAway TeamDartford
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home6
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Aldershot Town 1, Dartford 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, Dartford 1.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Aldershot Town. Tom Richards replaces Sam Hatton.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Aldershot Town.

  5. Post update

    Offside, Dartford. Harry Crawford tries a through ball, but Harry Crawford is caught offside.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lee Burns (Dartford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Harry Crawford (Dartford).

  8. Post update

    Sean McGinty (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Harry Crawford (Dartford) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Lee Burns.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Dartford. Ryan Hayes replaces Christian Doidge.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Dartford. Peter Sweeney replaces Nathan Green.

  12. Post update

    Offside, Aldershot Town. Matthew Saunders tries a through ball, but Matthew Saunders is caught offside.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Aldershot Town.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Tristan Plummer (Aldershot Town).

  15. Post update

    Danny Harris (Dartford) wins a free kick.

  16. Booking

    Lee Noble (Dartford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Lee Noble (Dartford).

  18. Post update

    Antonio German (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sean McGinty (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Aldershot Town.

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