Date: 20th September 2009 at 12:12pm
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A second half strike from Kirk Hudson secured Aldershot’s second consecutive away win, as they came from behind to claim all three points at Gresty Road.

Dean Parrett made his debut in midfield after signing on a month’s loan from Tottenham on Thursday. Anthony Straker made his first start of the season at left back due to Andy Sandell’s absence.

Former Shots midfielder Joel Grant started for the home side, after his £130,000 move in the summer of 2008.

The hosts made a good start to the game and on 16 minutes Joel Grant hit a defence splitting pass into the path of Shaun Miller who made no mistake, firing past Ruiz into the far corner to give Alex a deserved lead.

Aldershot were struggling to create chances for themselves, but got on level terms on 33 minutes. Hudson was fouled and the Shots were awarded a free kick 35 yards out, Scott Donnelly stepped up and fired a blistering shot, which took a deflection past the Crewe keeper. It was the midfielder’s 5th goal of the campaign.

In the second half Aldershot began to enjoy more possession as they began to get into the game.

On 66 minutes a through ball from Donnelly fell to Kirk Hudson, who showed incredible skill to create an opening before firing home into the roof of the net.

After falling behind the home side threw everything at the Shots in an attempt to get back into the game. Ruiz made a good save from Byron Moore’s close range effort, Blackburn cleared off the line, Charles made a last-ditch tackle – it was frantic.

However, Aldershot managed to weather the storm and made it through the 4 added minutes, to hang on to claim a victory that moved them up to 5th place in the table.