FOREST GREEN ROVERS 3, ALFRETON TOWN 1

FOREST GREEN ROVERS 3, ALFRETON TOWN 1

Saturday Aug 31, 2013

Alfreton Town fell to a third successive away defeat of the season when they went down 3-1 at Forest Green Rovers on Saturday afternoon.

The hosts were ahead after just seven minutes through a James Norwood goal and he his and Rovers' second of the game on 23 before a Danny Wright goal put the hosts in a commanding position at 3-0 after 35 minutes.

The Reds lost central defender Chris Westwood with a hamstring injury on 15 minutes, he being replaced by Michael Wylde for his league debut for the club.

Dan Bradley got Alfreton's reply on 79 minutes when he curled a shot home.

The attendance was 1,027 with 50 making the trip from Derbyshire.

Dave Pursglove's match picture album here   Match report here

The Reds now have a week off before they entertain Woking at the Impact Arena on Saturday, September 7th (3pm).

Results for Saturday, August 31st, all 3pm unless stated
Barnet 3, Hyde 2
Cambridge United 3, Tamworth 0
Dartford 1, Lincoln City 2
Forest Green Rovers 3, ALFRETON TOWN 1
Grimsby Town 1, Nuneaton Town 2
Hereford United 2, Welling United 1
Kidderminster Harriers 0, Luton Town 2
Macclesfield Town 0, Braintree Town 1
Salisbury City 3, FC Halifax Town 1
Southport 1, Aldershot Town 0
Woking 1, Gateshead 2
Wrexham 0, Chester 2
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