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Aldershot Town 1-2 AFC Fylde

Danny Rowe's penalty helped give AFC Fylde a winning start to the National League season at Aldershot.

Fylde dominated the first half, with Rowe denied an early goal when Dan Bradley's pinpoint cross was cut out.

Kurt Willoughby crashed a header against the bar before Aldershot fell behind when Neill Byrne rose highest to steer Mark Yeates' free-kick into the net.

It was nearly two shortly before the break as Rowe thundered an effort past keeper Mitch Walker, with substitute George Fowler putting in an expert block on the line.

Rowe, who notched 27 goals for Fylde last season, doubled the lead from the spot after Bradley was felled while attempting to head home.

Debutant Connor Shields ensured a tense finale when halving the deficit, his shot squeezing in from a tight angle.

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Line-ups

Aldershot

  • 1Walker
  • 2Tinkler
  • 3Kinsella
  • 7Santos D'AbadiaSubstituted forBerkeley-Agyepongat 66'minutes
  • 5O'DwyerSubstituted forFowlerat 39'minutes
  • 15Finney
  • 4Rance
  • 8Rowe
  • 9Mullings
  • 10Shields
  • 11PanayiotouSubstituted forChislettat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Whittingham
  • 14Eyoma
  • 16Fowler
  • 20Chislett
  • 21Berkeley-Agyepong

Fylde

  • 1Montgomery
  • 12BurkeSubstituted forPhilliskirkat 84'minutes
  • 6Whitmore
  • 8Croasdale
  • 3Duxbury
  • 4Byrne
  • 15BradleyBooked at 59mins
  • 28CraigenBooked at 52mins
  • 17YeatesSubstituted forKosyloat 76'minutes
  • 9Rowe
  • 18WilloughbySubstituted forHaughtonat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Jameson
  • 7Kosylo
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 11Williams
  • 27Haughton
Referee:
Sam Allison
Attendance:
2,003

Live Text

Match ends, Aldershot Town 1, AFC Fylde 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Aldershot Town 1, AFC Fylde 2.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Danny Philliskirk replaces Luke Burke.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Ethan Chislett replaces Harry Panayiotou.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Nick Haughton replaces Kurt Willoughby.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Fylde. Matthew Kosylo replaces Mark Yeates.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 1, AFC Fylde 2. Connor Shields (Aldershot Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong replaces Alefe Santos.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, AFC Fylde 2. Danny Rowe (AFC Fylde) converts the penalty with a.

Booking

Danny Bradley (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

James Craigen (AFC Fylde) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Aldershot Town 0, AFC Fylde 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Aldershot Town 0, AFC Fylde 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. George Fowler replaces Oliver O'Dwyer.

Goal!

Goal! Aldershot Town 0, AFC Fylde 1. Neill Byrne (AFC Fylde).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Halifax11004133
2Sutton United11003123
3Woking11002023
4Fylde11002113
5Dover11002113
6Torquay11002113
7Wrexham11002113
8Barnet11001013
9Eastleigh11001013
10Maidenhead United11001013
11Harrogate10102201
12Solihull Moors10102201
13Bromley10100001
14Chorley10100001
15Aldershot100112-10
16Barrow100112-10
17Boreham Wood100112-10
18Chesterfield100112-10
19Notts County100101-10
20Stockport100101-10
21Yeovil100101-10
22Hartlepool100113-20
23Dag & Red100102-20
24Ebbsfleet100114-30
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