Wrexham 2-0 Aldershot City: Paul Mullin and James Jones put the Dragons on prime

James Jones scored his second objective of the season within the victory over Aldershot.

Wrexham returned to the highest of the Nationwide League desk with two first-half objectives to see off Aldershot City on the Racecourse.

Paul Mullen put Wrexham in entrance with a superb chip from a good angle for his 14th league objective of the season.

Midfielder James Jones acquired the second after a goalmouth scramble.

Phil Parkinson’s facet are on prime after Notts County have been held to a goalless draw at residence to Yeovil City.

Aldershot, who’ve now misplaced three video games on the bounce, are 18th.

Aldershot have been awarded a free-kick within the opening minute, however captain Joe Partington’s effort went harmlessly over the crossbar.

Ollie Palmer headed over Luke Younger’s free-kick and Elliott Lee’s effort from the sting of the realm was cleverly turned across the submit by Luca Ashby Hammond.

It was a good, evenly contested affair, however the residence facet broke the impasse in high quality fashion on the half-hour mark.

Mullen picked up the ball on the correct wing and a powerful run into the penalty space noticed Wrexham’s prime scorer Chip Ashby-Hammond put his facet forward.

Wrexham doubled their lead 10 minutes later after a goalmouth scramble through which Mullen might solely fireplace throughout the face of objective with Jones in the correct place to attain from shut vary.

Ashby Hammond made a superb save to disclaim Lee after substitute Liam McAlendon’s cross, whereas on the different finish Frank Vincent fired in an Aldershot from shut vary.

Ollie Palmer, Younger and Lee had additional possibilities for Wrexham within the second half, however the hosts all the time regarded snug as they secured their tenth consecutive residence league win of the marketing campaign.

Wrexham supervisor Phil Parkinson stated:

“I believed it was efficiency right now. We had a number of possibilities within the first half earlier than we scored, which was an ideal end from Paul.

“I used to be very proud of that first half and it was onerous to criticize anybody. Within the second half we did not get that third objective, we had possibilities and their keeper made an ideal save from Elliott Lee and Ollie made a pair. Good prospects.

“However I believed we have been skilled and regarded on the sport very nicely and was proud of how the boys approached the sport.”

The road-ups


formation 5-3-2

  • 21Howard
  • 17Nicely performedSubstitute forFrom MacaldenOn 46′minutes
  • 3McFadzeenBooked at 90 minutes.
  • 4Tozer
  • 5Hayden
  • 6Tunnicliffe
  • 38Lee
  • 30JonesSubstitute forO’ConnorOn 78′minutes
  • 8teenagers
  • 9Palmer
  • 10MullenSubstitute forDolbyOn 87′minutes


  • 1Lenton
  • 7Davies
  • 11From Macalden
  • 18Dolby
  • 22O’Connor


formation 4-4-2

  • 1Ashby Hammond
  • 5Cordner
  • 22Phillips
  • 8Vincent
  • 3Harfield
  • 2Davies
  • 4PartingtonSubstitute forthe categoryOn 59′minutes
  • 23GloverSubstitute forMcAllisterOn 82′minutes
  • 27WillardSubstitute forAlphaOn 56′minutes
  • 7AmalozerBooked at 18 minutes.
  • 9Effing


  • 16Jordan
  • 18Alpha
  • 20the category
  • 21Shurul
  • 33McAllister

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