Aldershot were held 1-1 at home by Port Vale in an entertaining encounter.
The visitors led when Robert Taylor collected a stray ball in midfield and breezed past two challenges before scoring in the bottom right corner.
Kirk Hudson, who lost possession in the build-up to Vale's goal, played in Louis Soares to drill in Shots equaliser before the break.
Hudson missed an open goal while Marvin Morgan had a shot cleared off the line as Shots failed to find a winner.
Aldershot manager Gary Waddock told BBC Surrey:
"We only played in the second half. First half, we didn't perform anywhere near the level that we want them to.
"Obviously we scored the goal and we got a bit of life into us and possibly could have gone in leading at half-time but second half we came out and had a go and possibly should have gone away winning the game today."
Port Vale manager Micky Adams told BBC Stoke:
"We looked average to say the least but we've ground an away point out and we'll take that.
"We're difficult to play against and for 35 minutes of the first half we dominated the play.
"You have to take your chances who ever you play against at any level or you will get punished."
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Saturday, 12 September 2009
06 Charles yellow card
18 Winfield yellow card
10 M Morgan
14 Hylton (Connolly 85)
28 Sandell (Straker 81)
07 Loft yellow card (Griffith 61)
09 Richards (Horsfield 90+3)
14 Dodds (Haldane 61)
Ref: CrossleyAtt: 3,406
Attempts on target
Attempts off target
90:00+4:28 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Correction - 90:00+3:57 Geoff Horsfield is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
90:00+3:57 Geoff Horsfield is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Anthony Charles restarts play with the free kick.
90:00+2:50 Substitution Geoff Horsfield on for Marc Richards.
90:00+1:02 Scott Donnelly produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
89:28 Lewis Haldane is ruled offside. Anthony Charles takes the direct free kick.
87:29 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Morgan by Tommy Fraser. Free kick taken by Anthony Charles.
86:30 Corner taken right-footed by Tommy Fraser from the right by-line, Marvin Morgan makes a clearance.
84:21 Substitution Reece Connolly is brought on as a substitute for Daniel Hylton.
84:21 John Halls challenges Lewis Haldane unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Martin.
83:35 Booking Booking for Dave Winfield.
80:16 Tommy Fraser takes the inswinging corner, Marvin Morgan makes a clearance.
80:16 Substitution Anthony Straker comes on in place of Andrew Sandell.
79:10 Kris Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Sandell.
78:13 Tommy Fraser takes the inswinging corner, Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz makes a save.
70:18 Kirk Hudson takes a shot. Lee Collins gets a block in.
66:29 Daniel Hylton takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.
64:21 Tommy Fraser crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Chris Martin.
64:21 Booking Booking for Anthony Charles for unsporting behaviour.
63:52 Unfair challenge on Lewis Haldane by Anthony Charles results in a free kick.
63:06 Marc Richards concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Sandell. Andrew Sandell takes the direct free kick.
60:46 Daniel Hylton takes a shot. Save made by Chris Martin.
60:26 Substitution Doug Loft leaves the field to be replaced by Anthony Griffith.
60:05 Substitution Lewis Haldane joins the action as a substitute, replacing Louis Dodds.
59:47 Marc Richards is caught offside. Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz restarts play with the free kick.
58:48 Andrew Sandell concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc Richards. Chris Martin takes the direct free kick.
58:27 Scott Donnelly takes a shot. Gareth Owen gets a block in.
56:05 Corner taken right-footed by Scott Donnelly from the left by-line, Header by Dave Winfield from deep inside the penalty area
misses to the left of the goal.
55:52 Scott Donnelly takes a shot. Clearance made by Gareth Owen.
53:59 John Halls takes the free kick.
53:59 Booking Doug Loft goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
53:42 Free kick awarded for a foul by Doug Loft on Louis Soares.
52:38 Outswinging corner taken by Robert Taylor from the left by-line, Marvin Morgan manages to make a clearance.
51:44 Shot from inside the six-yard box by Kirk Hudson goes wide right of the goal.
50:46 Scott Donnelly takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.
50:06 Doug Loft challenges John Halls unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by John Halls.
48:43 Corner taken right-footed by Scott Donnelly, clearance by Tommy Fraser.
48:31 Scott Donnelly takes a shot. Tommy Fraser gets a block in.
46:48 Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Collins on Daniel Hylton. Andrew Sandell crosses the ball in from the free kick.
46:31 Robert Taylor takes a shot. Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz makes a save.
45:01 The match restarts for the second half.
45:00+1:21 The ref blows to end the first period.
43:06 Louis Soares produces a right-footed shot from close range that goes over the bar.
41:42 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dave Winfield by Marc Richards. Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz takes the free kick.
40:52 Marvin Morgan produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
40:19 Short corner taken by Louis Soares, Kris Taylor makes a clearance.
Correction - 40:08 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Save by Chris Martin.
40:08 Marvin Morgan takes a shot. Chris Martin makes a save.
39:26 Effort on goal by Marvin Morgan from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.
38:24 Robert Taylor takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.
37:21 Kirk Hudson provided the assist for the goal.
37:21 GOAL - Louie Soares:Aldershot 1 - 1 Port Vale Louis Soares fires in a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aldershot 1-1 Port Vale.
34:47 Long distance shot from John Halls misses to the left of the net.
33:49 Effort on goal by Robert Taylor from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
32:02 Shot by Louis Soares from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
29:53 The referee blows for offside against Adam Yates. Free kick taken by Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz.
27:36 Free kick awarded for a foul by Louis Dodds on Andrew Sandell. Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz restarts play with the free kick.
24:13 Doug Loft concedes a free kick for a foul on John Halls. John Halls takes the direct free kick.
22:30 GOAL - Robert Taylor:Aldershot 0 - 1 Port Vale Robert Taylor grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aldershot 0-1 Port Vale.
21:05 Corner taken right-footed by Louis Soares, John McCombe makes a clearance.
19:27 The official flags Marc Richards offside. Free kick taken by Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz.
18:09 Marvin Morgan fouled by Tommy Fraser, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Donnelly crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed
from right channel, clearance by Tommy Fraser.
15:17 Kris Taylor has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
12:41 Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Morgan on Tommy Fraser. Chris Martin takes the direct free kick.
9:41 Corner taken left-footed by Robert Taylor from the left by-line, Louis Dodds has a headed effort at goal from close in which
goes wide right of the goal.
8:54 Robert Taylor is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Dave Winfield.
8:10 John Halls produces a right-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.
6:19 Anthony Charles fouled by Louis Dodds, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Anthony Charles.
5:36 The official flags Marvin Morgan offside. Direct free kick taken by Chris Martin.
4:17 Unfair challenge on John Halls by Kris Taylor results in a free kick. Scott Donnelly delivers the ball from the free kick
right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Tommy Fraser.
2:53 John Halls fouled by Marc Richards, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Charles takes the free kick.
2:18 Louis Dodds conjures a left-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
1:38 Robert Taylor takes the outswinging corner, John Halls manages to make a clearance.
0:00 The match has kicked off.
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