Aldershot


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Aldershot

(ôl`dərshôt), town (1991 pop. 53,665), Hampshire, S central England. It is the site of the largest military training center (est. 1854) in Great Britain. The minister of defense appoints most of the town council. Aldershot is within the metropolitan area of London. Industries include engineering and the production of electrical goods.

Aldershot

a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop.: 58 170 (2001)
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Come, Watson, I don't think we shall be wanted in Aldershot any more.
gt;Wes York Aldershot Town now fall to 15th position, now on the same points as Woking, but behind on goal difference.
We have got to give Aldershot the utmost respect as I would say the Premier League sides took us a bit lightly last year.
Meanwhile, Tranmere will be parting company with striker Nathan Blissett, whose one-month loan from Bristol Rovers came to an end after the Aldershot game.
As a midfield player Crosby spent ten years at Aldershot, in their previous guise, between 1972 and 1981, making over 300 appearances.
Aldershot were the better side after the break, a combination of the boost given them just before the break and the fact Tuesday's encounter was the 60th for the Dragons in a long season.
The centre-back came close to adding a second moments later as Aldershot began to look less assured at the back.
But a superb start to the second period from Aldershot saw Scott hit the back of the net.
But defiant League Two strugglers Aldershot came roaring back to level with just a minute of normal time left through FA Cup hotshot Danny Hylton's eighth goal of the competition.
The uncertainty off the pitch is the last thing Solbakken wants and he admitted he was a relieved man after seeing his side battle past Aldershot.
Aldershot tried their best to bridge the gulf in class between League Two also-rans and the Premier League champions, but they failed until late on to seriously test a rearguard that had looked vulnerable in the extreme in recent weeks.
Aldershot have scored only three goals at home so far in the league, although they did put a couple past Rochdale and Carlisle to get to this stage.