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Wrexham 0-0 Dover Athletic

Wrexham were held to a goalless draw by Dover Athletic on the opening day of the National League season.

Nine of Wrexham's 18 summer signings started, including Shaun Harrad, who had a first half goal ruled out for offside.

Dragons captain Sean Newton's acrobatic diving header cleared Tyrone Marsh's effort off the goal line.

Dover debutant Jim Stevenson struck the crossbar and home keeper Chris Dunn made a vital save to deny Ricky Miller.

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales: "We know what Dover are about and it's not easy to play against.

"The lads will sleep tonight because it was a tough game in the heat and they did what I asked of them

"We had two or three opportunities to win it but it's a clean sheet and it's a point against a tough, tough side. I'm really pleased with my players."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 24Dunn
  • 16J Evans
  • 4Bencherif
  • 11Newton
  • 7BarrySubstituted forEdwardsat 72'minutes
  • 5Riley
  • 10Rooney
  • 13Carrington
  • 14Rutherford
  • 18HarradSubstituted forBakareat 62'minutes
  • 29HarveySubstituted forPowellat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Edwards
  • 17Powell
  • 20McDonagh
  • 23Nortey
  • 34Bakare

Dover

  • 18Arnold
  • 2Magri
  • 15GrimesSubstituted forSterlingat 88'minutes
  • 23Parkinson
  • 4Kinnear
  • 3Thomas
  • 6Orlu
  • 8Stevenson
  • 9Miller
  • 10MarshSubstituted forEmmanuelat 62'minutes
  • 7Modeste

Substitutes

  • 11Pinnock
  • 12Fazackerley
  • 16Sterling
  • 17Emmanuel
  • 19Jackson Jr
Referee:
Karl Evans
Attendance:
5,603

Live Text

Match ends, Wrexham 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wrexham 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Jamie Grimes.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Wrexham.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Kai Edwards replaces Antony Barry.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Callum Powell replaces Tyler Harvey.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Moses Emmanuel replaces Tyrone Marsh.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Michael Bakare replaces Shaun Harrad.

Second Half

Second Half begins Wrexham 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Wrexham 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Corner, Dover Athletic.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red11003033
2Gateshead11003033
3Lincoln City11003123
4Solihull Moors11003123
5Macclesfield11002023
6Tranmere11002023
7Eastleigh11002113
8Barrow11001013
9Boreham Wood11001013
10Maidstone United10101101
11York10101101
12Braintree10100001
13Dover10100001
14North Ferriby United10100001
15Wrexham10100001
16Guiseley100112-10
17Aldershot100101-10
18Forest Green100101-10
19Sutton United100113-20
20Woking100113-20
21Bromley100102-20
22Torquay100102-20
23Chester100103-30
24Southport100103-30
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