Match Centre

AFC Fylde (H)
15:00 - Saturday 27th July 2019
Friendly (The J.Davidson Stadium)
Attendance: 382
Referee: Mr Nik Storey
1 Steven Drench
2 Andy White
3 Connor Hampson (c)
4 James Jones
5 Tom Hannigan
6 Conor Branson
7 John Johnston
8 Simon Richman
9 Jordan Hulme
10 Sean Williams
AFC Fylde
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The full-time whistle blows and it ends Altrincham 3-1 AFC Fylde. Arnold grabbed the first goal of the game, before Williams found the net from a low driven free-kick. Rowe grabbed a goal back for the visitors nine minutes into the second-half, then it was Williams who got Alty's third and his second from another low driven free-kick.
Another double substitution for the home side: Peers on for Hulme and Mullarkey on for Jones (85 minutes).
Altrincham substitute: Hampson off for Densmore (83 minutes).
A great piece of goalkeeping from Thompson prevents the visitors from getting their second.
Altrincham substitutions: Walters on for Arnold and Thompson on for Drench (80 minutes)
Goal! It's a second goal for Williams and Altrincham's third of the afternoon - another brilliant free-kick, driven low and in off the post (3-1, 76 minutes).
Whitmore rises well for Fylde from a corner, his header goes just wide.
Hampson is down after a Fylde corner, it looks as if he has hurt his right ankle or shin.
Hannigan slides in excellently preventing Fylde from getting a clear shot on goal (67 minutes).
A goal saving tackle from Williams prevents Fylde from going level.
Another dangerous chance for Fylde from a corner, it remains Altrincham 2-1 Fylde.
Fylde have one back - Rowe with his effort finding the back of Drench's net (2-1, 54 minutes)
Altrincham substitution: Hancock for Richman (52 minutes)
Richman is back on his feet but limping and looking in some discomfort.
Richman is down, he's holding his right lower leg following a crunching tackle from Danny Rowe.
Both sides remain unchanged from the first-half.
Today's attendance is 352.
Alty get us back underway.
The half-time whistle has gone, it's Altrincham 2-0 AFC Fylde. Goals from Arnold (27 minutes) and Williams (40 minutes).
It was almost 3-0, a Altrincham corner finds Hannigan who's free header goes just wide.
GOAL! It's 2-0 to Alty, Williams with an excellent driven free-kick.
37 minutes gone: Altrincham 1-0 AFC Fylde - Arnold with the goal.
Some excellent defending from the Robins prevents a certain equaliser from a Danny Rowe header and several resulting shots from the Coasters.
GOAL! for the home side, Arnold places home a chance in the bottom left of Fylde's goal - this from some excellent play through the middle and down the right from Branson and Johnston (27 Minutes).
A low driven cross by Richman almost finds Arnold at the far post, but it's a Fylde defender who just beats him to it, preventing the Robins taking the lead.
A scuffle has broken out between both sides - this following a poor challenge from Williams.
Fylde almost take the lead through a Danny Rowe header, it sailed just wide of Drench's goal.
AFC Fylde get us underway.
The Robin's substitutes are as follows: Densmore, Hancock, Chadwick, Mullarkey, Peers, Walters, Thompson.
Altrincham line-up for today's game: (G) Drench, White, Jones, Hannigan, Hampson (C), Branson, Richman, Williams, Johnston, Hulme, Arnold.
It's a wet day here at the J.Davidson Stadium. Kick-off is in just under 15 minutes.
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