Tamworth secured a vital win against Aldershot in the Conference Premier relegation zone thanks to Matthew Barnes-Homer's solitary strike.

Brett Williams had the best two chances of the first half for the Lambs, but his low drive was kept out by Alan Martin and he later headed wide.

Barnes-Homer wrapped up victory when he volleyed home from close range.

The Shots offered little in reply, but Craig Stanley's header forced a save from goalkeeper Cameron Belford.

Victory moved Tamworth to within a point of Aldershot, and they are now five points adrift of safety with a game in hand over Southport.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Aldershot Town boss Andy Scott told BBC Surrey:

Post-match: Aldershot manager Scott

"Well everything is disappointing and there were no positives to take out of it.

"There was a chance to beat a side that shouldn't be beating us and we've allowed them to because of certain individuals on the pitch.

"We are going to have change things and do them drastically otherwise we are going to lose touch. I'm disgusted with the performance, there was no desire."

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (2)

Tamworth

  • 01 Belford
  • 22 Aimson
  • 12 Caprice Booked (Todd - 59' )
  • 34 Keane
  • 02 Evans
  • 06 Richards-Everton
  • 25 Haworth
  • 32 Mahon Booked
  • 07 Kerry
  • 26 Barnes-Homer
  • 14 Godden Booked

Substitutes

  • 23 Wren
  • 09 Richards
  • 05 Reindorf
  • 20 Todd
  • 08 Baker

Aldershot Town

  • 12 Martin
  • 02 Oastler
  • 03 Tonkin
  • 15 Barker
  • 04 Stanley
  • 05 Taiwo
  • 22 Gibbs
  • 14 Roberts
  • 16 Scott Booked (Mekki - 71' )
  • 11 Bubb Booked
  • 09 Williams

Substitutes

  • 08 Rowlands
  • 01 Morris
  • 06 Webster
  • 18 Webbe
  • 07 Mekki
Ref: Richard Wigglesworth
Att: 915

Match Stats

Shots

4 8

On target

2 2

Corners

0 0

Fouls

13 11

Live Text Commentary

+4:00 Full time

Full Time Match ends, Tamworth 1, Aldershot Town 0.

90:00 +3:14 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Tamworth 1, Aldershot Town 0.

88:33

Foul by Brett Williams (Aldershot Town).

88:33

Will Aimson (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

87:45 Booking

Booking Matthew Godden (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card.

86:17

Offside, Tamworth. Matthew Godden tries a through ball, but Matthew Godden is caught offside.

85:36

Foul by Craig Stanley (Aldershot Town).

85:36

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

84:16

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).

84:16

Adam Mekki (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

83:30

Foul by Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town).

83:30

Will Aimson (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

81:52

Offside, Tamworth. Matthew Godden tries a through ball, but Matthew Godden is caught offside.

79:43

Offside, Tamworth. Andy Haworth tries a through ball, but Andy Haworth is caught offside.

76:06

Attempt saved. Craig Stanley (Aldershot Town) header from the left side of the box is saved. Assisted by Jordan Roberts.

75:51

Corner, Aldershot Town.

74:08

Offside, Tamworth. Matthew Godden tries a through ball, but Matthew Godden is caught offside.

73:30

Attempt missed. Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box.

72:05

Corner, Aldershot Town.

71:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Aldershot Town. Adam Mekki replaces Josh Scott.

69:54

Hand ball by Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town).

67:58 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Tamworth 1, Aldershot Town 0. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Tamworth) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Cameron Belford.

66:48

Foul by Gavin Mahon (Tamworth).

66:48

Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

65:59

Corner, Aldershot Town.

65:41

Attempt blocked. Josh Scott (Aldershot Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

64:23

Foul by Josh Scott (Aldershot Town).

64:23

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

61:29

Attempt missed. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Tamworth) right footed shot.

59:24

Corner, Aldershot Town.

58:35 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Tamworth. Andy Todd replaces Jake Caprice.

58:13 Booking

Booking Jake Caprice (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

58:06

Foul by Jake Caprice (Tamworth).

58:06

Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

55:36

Attempt saved. Matthew Barnes-Homer (Tamworth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

52:48 Booking

Booking Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

52:38

Foul by Bradley Bubb (Aldershot Town).

52:38

Cameron Belford (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

51:41

Attempt missed. Solomon Taiwo (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box.

50:57

Corner, Aldershot Town.

50:39

Corner, Aldershot Town.

50:16

Attempt saved. Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

49:17

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).

49:17

Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

48:30

Attempt blocked. Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

48:02

Foul by Will Aimson (Tamworth).

48:02

Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

45:00

Second Half begins Tamworth 0, Aldershot Town 0.

45:00 +2:01 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Tamworth 0, Aldershot Town 0.

45:00 +0:04

Corner, Aldershot Town.

43:48

Attempt missed. Matthew Godden (Tamworth) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

43:19

Attempt missed. Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) header from the centre of the box is too high.

42:21

Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

42:21

Jaydon Gibbs (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

41:01 Booking

Booking Josh Scott (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

35:43

Foul by Matthew Godden (Tamworth).

35:43

Joe Oastler (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

33:02 Booking

Booking Gavin Mahon (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

32:54

Foul by Gavin Mahon (Tamworth).

32:54

Solomon Taiwo (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

30:56

Hand ball by Matthew Godden (Tamworth).

28:44

Foul by Craig Stanley (Aldershot Town).

28:44

Will Aimson (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

28:14

Attempt missed. Brett Williams (Aldershot Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box.

26:45

Foul by Josh Scott (Aldershot Town).

26:45

Will Aimson (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

23:00

Foul by Jack Evans (Tamworth).

23:00

Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

21:59

Foul by Josh Scott (Aldershot Town).

21:59

Jordan Keane (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

19:40

Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

19:40

Craig Stanley (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

17:16

Offside, Tamworth. Matthew Godden tries a through ball, but Matthew Godden is caught offside.

12:43

Corner, Tamworth.

12:13

Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).

12:13

Gavin Mahon (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

11:24

Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

11:24

Solomon Taiwo (Aldershot Town) wins a free kick.

9:26

Hand ball by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).

8:00

Foul by Jordan Roberts (Aldershot Town).

8:00

Matthew Barnes-Homer (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

7:12

Corner, Aldershot Town.

5:28

Offside, Aldershot Town. Josh Scott tries a through ball, but Josh Scott is caught offside.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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