Aldershot Town stayed a step ahead after thrashing
bottom-placed Corinthian-Casuals to remain three points clear at the top of
The Casuals were doomed with only 11 players available, but
the undoubted power of the Shots is proving too much for most teams to cope with.
Eastleigh Whites are one team hoping to tame the Shots, and
won again this week with a comprehensive 4-0 over Fulham (Coulsdon).
Lewis Beale, Liam Callaghan, Mosese Takarivou and Michael
Wright were all on target at the Spitfires kept the pressure on the top, but as
manager Tom Guy explained, it wasn’t an easy ride.
“I don’t think the score line really reflected how much
pressure they put on us.
“I think they (Fulham) were very unlucky not to score if it
had not been for Luke Deacon in goal making outstanding saves.”
Another side with title hopes are Havant &
Waterlooville, with the Hawks’ away victory at Whyteleafe 1-4 allowing them to
In other results, an eight-goal thriller between AFC
Wimbledon and Carshalton Athletic left the Don’s in despair, 3-5 to Athletic
allowing them to leapfrog their rivals into sixth place.
Woking also kept up their decent form to overcome Hampton
& Richmond Borough 3-1 in a defiant display.
There are only a triplet of games taking place next week,
with second and third place Eastleigh and Havant & Waterlooville being
given the opportunity to move onto level points with Aldershot as they play
Hampton & Richmond Borough and Corinthian-Casuals respectively.
However, with the Shot’s healthy plus 57 goal difference, it
will take a flurry of goals for first place to be claimed.
Tooting & Mitcham United play Woking in the other game
of the week.
D for drama.