What Happened On Saturday Across The National League

By Sam Elliott

There were plenty of surprise results on Saturday on an afternoon when the promotion race took a twist.

Chesterfield are back on top of the Vanarama National League even after dropping two points in a goalless home draw with Aldershot Town.

That’s because leaders FC Halifax Town went down to Josh Kelly’s winner at Maidenhead United, just like the Spireites did on Tuesday.

Stockport County are on a roll and they got the job done early in the live BT Sport game.

They beat Dagenham 2-0 in front of the cameras, Ash Palmer’s header and a Will Collar goal - both inside the first five minutes - secured Dave Challinor’s team a fifth win in a row.

County are now just two points off the top and are in red-hot form.

Chasers Boreham Wood couldn’t see to Weymouth, an own goal from new signing Jamie Reckord earning the Terras an unexpected point.

Bromley can’t be discounted - their bold 2-1 win at Grimsby Town with earned by Jude Athurs seven minutes from the end.

Wrexham came from behind to defeat Yeovil Town 2-1, Paul Mullin on the scoresheet.

They player of the day was without doubt Andrew Dallas.

His scored five as Solihull Moors whacked winless Dover Athletic 5-0 and he now has eight goals in a week.

Inih Effiong was back on the scoresheet as Woking bettered Wealdstone, it ended 2-0.

Steven Wearne grabbed the winner as Torquay United left Altricnham with three points to show for third long journey.

In the National League South, Dorking Wanderers sent out a message to the others.

Marc White’s team not only won their eighth game on the bounce but they did it by thrashing second place Ebbsfleet United 5-1.

Matt Briggs’ hat-trick scalded the ten men and Dorking go six points clear.

Maidstone United go second but they were held to a 0-0 draw at St Albans City.

Oxford City beat Welling United 1-0 but fellow title rivals Dartford couldn’t see off Hampton & RB despite two Jake Robinson goals.

Dulwich Hamlet beat Concord Rangers 4-1, two goals late on from Ibra Sekajja added the gloss.

In the National League North, FA Cup heroes Kidderminster Harriers beat York City 3-0.

Gateshead go three points clear at the top as Macauley Langstaff got two goals as they beat Leamington 3-1.

Danny Whitehead and Ben Tollitt scored as AFC Fylde defeated ten man Guiseley 2-1.

But Brackley Town dropped points as they drew 0-0 with Chorley.

Southport made it 13 games unbeaten with a 1-0 win at Gloucester City, Connor Woods got the winner.

AFC Telford United thrashed Darlington 5-0 as Curzon Ashton edged out Chester 4-3.

For all today’s results, click here.

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