Date: 14th November 2009 at 9:13pm
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Aldershot manager Kevin Dillon has spoken to the official website and praised his team’s performance in his first match in charge, even though they failed to win.

Following Saturday’s 0-0 draw, the Shots have now kept three consecutive clean sheets in all compeitions and Dillon said ‘It’s pleasing to get a clean sheet which is the third in a row. I thought we were defensively solid and Mikhael kicked well considering the conditions.’

Aldershot ran into a solid Macclesfield defence, who stuck to their game play and managed to keep the Shots at bay. Dillon continued ‘We created the better chances and two or three of those were clear-cut chances. I thought we edged the match and especially in the second half we were well on top. We pressed and pressed but couldn’t get the ball in the net.’

Captain Adam Hinshelwood came off at half time with an injury and Dillon commented ‘

Adam Hinselwood came off at half-time and possibly could have carried on but I didn’t want to risk him…’

Reflecting on his first week in charge the new man seems very pleased with the start he’s made, continuing ‘We kept it as it was from last Saturday and just slightly changing a couple of things. It has been an enjoyable first week and the players worked hard last week. You cannot argue with three clean sheets and I am very pleased with the start here.’

Things will get a lot tougher for Kevin Dillon’s Shots, as they travel to promotion favourites Notts County next week.