National League
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Hartlepool United 2-0 Aldershot Town

Luke Molyneux scored one and set up another within 20 minutes of his first start of the season as play-off chasing Hartlepool beat Aldershot 2-0 in the National League.

Former Sunderland winger Molyneux, who was sidelined until January with a foot injury, tapped in Rob Harker's cross to give the home side the lead after just six minutes.

He turned provider 14 minutes later as his corner was nodded in by Mark Shelton.

Aldershot's Dean Rance had a shot cleared off the line by Macauley Southam-Hales late in the second half but the visitors could not get back in the game and their winless run extended to five matches.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Killip
  • 16Liddle
  • 12Odusina
  • 29SheltonSubstituted forHawkesat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Featherstone
  • 3Kitching
  • 2Southam
  • 21MolyneuxBooked at 45minsSubstituted forMafutaat 66'minutes
  • 7Donaldson
  • 9HarkerSubstituted forKeenaat 81'minutes
  • 23Toure

Substitutes

  • 11Hawkes
  • 15Mafuta
  • 17Anderson
  • 19Richardson
  • 35Keena

Aldershot

  • 1Walker
  • 2Tinkler
  • 3Kinsella
  • 8Rowe
  • 6Lyons-Foster
  • 23Koue Niate
  • 4Rance
  • 20ChislettSubstituted forPanayiotouat 55'minutes
  • 21Berkeley-Agyepong
  • 19BettamerSubstituted forWalkerat 45'minutes
  • 26TannerBooked at 50minsSubstituted forSantos D'Abadiaat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Santos D'Abadia
  • 11Panayiotou
  • 12Whittingham
  • 16Fowler
  • 24Walker
Referee:
Andrew Kitchen
Attendance:
3,442

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 2, Aldershot Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 2, Aldershot Town 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Josh Hawkes replaces Mark Shelton.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Aidan Keena replaces Rob Harker.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Alefe Santos replaces Craig Tanner.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Gus Mafuta replaces Luke Molyneux.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Harry Panayiotou replaces Ethan Chislett.

Booking

Craig Tanner (Aldershot Town) is shown the yellow card.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 2, Aldershot Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 2, Aldershot Town 0.

Booking

Luke Molyneux (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Aldershot Town. Lewis Walker replaces Mohamed Bettamer.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Aldershot Town 0. Mark Shelton (Hartlepool United).

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Aldershot Town 0. Luke Molyneux (Hartlepool United).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barrow33196863342963
2Harrogate33168950401056
3Halifax33167104945455
4Yeovil33159957401754
5Boreham Wood321410848341452
6Bromley34149115647951
7Notts County321311849331650
8Dover33148114342150
9Solihull Moors331391144341048
10Hartlepool341211115147447
11Stockport34138134551-647
12Woking33138124350-747
13Barnet30121084537846
14Sutton United331012114138342
15Torquay33126155359-642
16Eastleigh321011113945-641
17Maidenhead United33125164148-741
18Aldershot341010143747-1040
19Wrexham34109154446-239
20Dag & Red33911133540-538
21Chesterfield34910154559-1437
22Fylde31710143750-1331
23Ebbsfleet33612154162-2130
24Chorley33414152957-2826
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