Aldershot v Morecambe
- FT 90 +5
- HT 0-0
Aldershot's winless run was extended to five games after a goalless draw with Morecambe.
The hosts dominated early on and could have taken the lead as Craig Reid shot wide when clear.
Aaron Morris fired narrowly over for the Shots, before Adam Mekki's low drive was blocked by Morecambe keeper Barry Roche.
Jamie Young made a fine late double-save from Morecambe's Andrew Fleming and Izak Reid to prevent defeat.
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Aldershot manager Dean Holdsworth told BBC Surrey:
"We lacked quality in the final third and when we did open them up, we just lacked little bit of finesse to get the opportunity.
"When we did get chances, we came up against a brick wall and it made it difficult for us, but we came away with a clean sheet.
"Jamie Young's saves were magnificent today and the organisation and commitment of each player to get into position was important."
Morecambe manager Jim Bentley told BBC Radio Lancashire:
"I'm pleased because we let ourselves down last week [against Fleetwood].
"I wanted a reaction, they've gone out today and they've come out fighting from the first minute against a good Aldershot side.
"To get a clean sheet and gain a point - I've got to be pretty pleased with that.
"On another day we could have sneaked it. It wasn't to be, but I'm very pleased."
- 21 Young
- 02 Herd
- 03 Tonkin
- 04 Morris
- 05 Brown Booked
- 06 Lancashire
- 07 Rodman (Appiah - 76' )
- 11 Vincenti Booked (Rankine - 60' )
- 23 Bradley
- 17 Mekki (Roberts - 89' )
- 20 Reid
- 29 Morris
- 15 Branston
- 16 Berqvrst
- 24 Anderson
- 33 Roberts
- 09 Rankine
- 25 Appiah
- 01 Roche
- 02 Fenton
- 03 Threlfall
- 06 Haining
- 08 Wright Booked
- 15 McCready
- 22 Parrish Booked (Reid - 82' )
- 16 Drummond
- 17 Fleming Booked
- 14 Burrow (Brodie - 72' )
- 27 Redshaw (Ellison - 81' )
- 25 Arestidou
- 07 Reid
- 11 Ellison
- 18 McDonald
- 19 McGee
- 09 Alessandra
- 10 Brodie
Live Text Commentary
Full Time The referee signals the end of the game.90:00 +3:17
Richard Brodie is caught offside. Jamie Young takes the free kick.90:00 +2:00
Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Threlfall from the right by-line.89:27
The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Reid. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.88:10 Substitution
Substitution Jordan Roberts is brought on as a substitute for Adam Mekki.87:26
Foul by Christopher McCready on Adam Mekki, free kick awarded. Ben Herd restarts play with the free kick.84:50
Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Tonkin,80:17 Substitution
Substitution Andrew Parrish leaves the field to be replaced by Izak Reid.80:17 Substitution
Substitution Kevin Ellison comes on in place of Jack Redshaw.80:17
Jack Redshaw takes a shot.74:54 Substitution
Substitution (Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Kwesi Appiah coming on for Alex Rodman.74:54
Christopher McCready challenges Michael Rankine unfairly and gives away a free kick. Troy Brown takes the free kick.72:46
Anthony Tonkin takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Robbie Threlfall. The assistant referee flags for offside against Michael Rankine. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.70:48 Substitution
Substitution (Morecambe) makes a substitution, with Richard Brodie coming on for Jordan Burrow.70:48
Unfair challenge on Oliver Lancashire by Jordan Burrow results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Herd.69:30
Michael Rankine takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.68:28
Sonny Bradley is penalised for a handball. Christopher McCready takes the free kick.65:58
Craig Reid is ruled offside. Barry Roche takes the free kick.64:12 Booking
Booking Troy Brown goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.64:05 Booking
Booking Andrew Fleming shown a yellow card.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robbie Threlfall on Ben Herd. Jamie Young restarts play with the free kick.59:46 Substitution
Substitution Michael Rankine on for Peter Vincenti.53:39
Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Tonkin on Andrew Parrish. Direct free kick taken by Barry Roche.50:49
Ben Herd restarts play with the free kick.50:49 Booking
Booking Andrew Parrish is cautioned by the ref for dissent.50:42
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Parrish on Adam Mekki.49:53
The official flags Jordan Burrow offside. Free kick taken by Oliver Lancashire.46:51
Jack Redshaw fouled by Troy Brown, the ref awards a free kick. Will Haining takes the direct free kick.45:57
Robbie Threlfall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Mekki. Ben Herd restarts play with the free kick.45:01
The referee gets the second half started.45:00 +3:05 Half time
Half Time It is the end of the first-half.45:00 +0:52
The offside flag is raised against Jack Redshaw. Free kick taken by Ben Herd.44:24
Shot by Adam Mekki from outside the box goes high over the target.39:24
Craig Reid is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.38:03
Craig Reid takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.34:42 Booking
Booking Peter Vincenti is shown a yellow card.34:15 Booking
Booking The referee cautions Andrew Wright for dissent.33:29
Foul by Peter Vincenti on Andrew Wright, free kick awarded. Christopher McCready takes the direct free kick.32:40
Alex Rodman concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Parrish. Barry Roche takes the direct free kick.32:10
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordan Burrow on Ben Herd. Direct free kick taken by Ben Herd.29:05
Craig Reid is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Will Haining restarts play with the free kick.26:48
Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Tonkin.22:42
Peter Vincenti takes a shot.18:54
Alex Rodman takes a shot.18:06
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Rodman by Christopher McCready. Alex Rodman restarts play with the free kick.17:14
Aaron Morris takes a shot.13:41
Unfair challenge on Adam Mekki by Robbie Threlfall results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Young.9:06
Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Tonkin, save by Barry Roche. Jordan Burrow takes a shot. Robbie Threlfall takes the inswinging corner, Peter Vincenti makes a clearance. Corner taken by Robbie Threlfall.8:15
Craig Reid takes a shot.4:58
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Rodman by Andrew Wright. Alex Rodman takes the direct free kick.2:57
Corner taken by Robbie Threlfall from the right by-line, Peter Vincenti makes a clearance.0:35
The referee blows for offside against Craig Reid. Barry Roche takes the free kick.0:00
The referee gets the game underway.
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