Match 40
13 March 2004.
Aldershot (h)

Exeter City 2 Aldershot 1.

Saturday 13 March 2004.

Referee: Keith Stroud

Att: 3982

BBC match report –

Exeter resisted a late surge from Aldershot to lift their play-off hopes.

Aldershot's Tony Shields was sent-off for violent conduct after 20 minutes while Shaun Devine and Gareth Sheldon all went close for Exeter.

Devine opened the scoring when he met Alex Jeannin's corner but Tim Sills equalised when he headed home substitute John Nutter's cross.

Jeannin scored the winner with a right-foot strike after Devine's header was parried by keeper Richard Barnard.

Exeter: Bittner, Hiley, Gaia, Todd, Jeannin, Coppinger, Ampadu, Cronin, Sheldon, Afful, Devine. Subs: Rice, Flack, McConnell, Moxey, Taylor.

Aldershot: Barnard, Downer, Warburton, Sterling, Chewins, Shields, Challinor, Antwi, Hooper, Sills, D'Sane. Subs: Bull, Johnson, Nutter, Harper, Charles.

Referee: K Stroud (Bournemouth)



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