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Forest Green Rovers 0-0 Wrexham

Blaine Hudson
Former Cambridge United defender Blaine Hudson joined Wrexham in May 2014

Nine-man Wrexham held out to secure a point at National League title chasers Forest Green Rovers.

Forest Green dominated and James Jennings' header was cleared off the line by Robbie Evans.

Wrexham were reduced to 10 men when Blaine Hudson was sent-off for a professional foul on Kurtis Guthrie.

Hudson was followed three minutes later by captain Connor Jennings, who received a second yellow card.

Gary Mills' side remain three points adrift of the play-offs while Forest Green are five points behind leaders Cheltenham Town.

Forest Green boss Ady Pennock told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

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Pennock on Forest Green v Wrexham

"We had chances, but it's about putting the ball in the back of the net. It wasn't for a lack of trying today.

"At half time, more than anything else, we just wanted to get more players forward. But every time we got the momentum up, the referee seemed to kill the game for us and it was very frustrating. It happens, it's football.

"We dust ourselves off now, it's another point on the board but obviously we wanted all three."

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales:

"When your team plays like that, as a manager you're proud. It's a massive point for us.

"Nobody wants to play us at the moment and we've proved with nine men we're not about to give in.

"We deserved the point. It's an unbelievable point for us."

Line-ups

Forest Green

  • 1Arnold
  • 6Bennett
  • 4Clough
  • 9Marsh-BrownBooked at 61minsSubstituted forParkinat 70'minutes
  • 3Jennings
  • 16RacineBooked at 31mins
  • 8WedgburyBooked at 36mins
  • 10Kelly
  • 24Carter
  • 11FrearSubstituted forMooreat 87'minutes
  • 17GuthrieBooked at 65mins

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 7Jeffrey
  • 14Moore
  • 20Parkin
  • 26Williams

Wrexham

  • 30Taylor
  • 2VidalSubstituted forYorkat 67'minutes
  • 4SmithBooked at 61mins
  • 23HeslopBooked at 90mins
  • 3Newton
  • 15Evans
  • 12Carrington
  • 5HudsonBooked at 72mins
  • 10JenningsBooked at 75mins
  • 6Fyfield
  • 14JacksonSubstituted forO'Reillyat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Fowler
  • 9Gray
  • 16York
  • 17O'Reilly
  • 25Beck
Referee:
Dean Treleaven
Attendance:
2,246

Match Stats

Home TeamForest GreenAway TeamWrexham
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away2
Shots on Target
Home6
Away0
Corners
Home12
Away2
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Forest Green Rovers 0, Wrexham 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forest Green Rovers 0, Wrexham 0.

Attempt saved. Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Offside, Forest Green Rovers. Charlie Clough tries a through ball, but Charlie Clough is caught offside.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Booking

Simon Heslop (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Marcus Kelly.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Attempt missed. Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Forest Green Rovers).

Mark Carrington (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Kieffer Moore replaces Elliott Frear.

Attempt missed. Simon Heslop (Wrexham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Darren Carter (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Ryan O'Reilly replaces Kayden Jackson.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Attempt saved. Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt saved. Darren Carter (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Connor Jennings (Wrexham) for a bad foul.

Foul by Connor Jennings (Wrexham).

Darren Carter (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jon Parkin (Forest Green Rovers).

Manny Smith (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Attempt blocked. Marcus Kelly (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Dismissal

Blaine Hudson (Wrexham) is shown the red card.

Foul by Blaine Hudson (Wrexham).

Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Jon Parkin replaces Keanu Marsh-Brown.

Foul by Kayden Jackson (Wrexham).

Aarran Racine (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Wes York replaces Javan Vidal.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers.

Attempt saved. Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved.

Booking

Connor Jennings (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Wedgbury (Forest Green Rovers).

Connor Jennings (Wrexham) wins a free kick.

Booking

Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cheltenham422611579295089
2Forest Green422510766382885
3Grimsby392012773363772
4Dover402181170492171
5Tranmere4219121157421569
6Braintree4019111045311468
7Eastleigh401910115849967
8Wrexham411991366462066
9Gateshead42189155161-1063
10Macclesfield411861757451260
11Bromley42178176564159
12Lincoln City421512156259357
13Barrow401511145665-956
14Woking41149186260251
15Aldershot41148194463-1950
16Southport421212184358-1548
17Chester411112185664-845
18Guiseley41916164062-2243
19Boreham Wood41914183643-741
20Torquay401011194369-2641
21Altrincham40913184264-2240
22Halifax391010195074-2440
23Welling42811233459-2535
24Kidderminster41611244166-2529
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