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North Ferriby United1Dover2

North Ferriby United 1-2 Dover Athletic

Dover had a scare at North Ferriby before eventually prevailing on the Villagers' turf.

Early on, Rory Watson saved Ricky Miller's penalty, denying the league's runway leading goalscorer.

But the south coast club continued to press and Aswad Thomas curled a shot on to the inside of the post.

North Ferriby hit Dover with a sucker-punch early in the second half when Curtis Bateson bent a delightful free-kick past Steve Arnold.

But midfielder Joe Healy scored his third in three games for the Whites, smashing in after a Watson punch fell conveniently into his path.

Two defenders then combined as Sam Magri teed up Thomas to strike home the Dover winner.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

North Ferriby United

  • 1Watson
  • 16Tinkler
  • 12Hare
  • 15MiddletonBooked at 7mins
  • 2Topliss
  • 20Skelton
  • 21Dixon
  • 6EmertonSubstituted forTempletonat 63'minutes
  • 8BatesonBooked at 77minsSubstituted forArmstrongat 85'minutes
  • 25Thompson
  • 10KendallSubstituted forCosgroveat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 19Cooke
  • 18Armstrong
  • 23Douglas
  • 7Cosgrove
  • 9Templeton

Dover

  • 18Arnold
  • 2Magri
  • 5Essam
  • 15Grimes
  • 3Thomas
  • 6Orlu
  • 32Deverdics
  • 26HealySubstituted forPinnockat 89'minutes
  • 9MillerSubstituted forSterlingat 90+5'minutes
  • 25LafayetteBooked at 50minsSubstituted forEmmanuelat 80'minutes
  • 7Modeste

Substitutes

  • 16Sterling
  • 17Emmanuel
  • 21N'Gala
  • 11Pinnock
  • 23Parkinson
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
465

Live Text

Match ends, North Ferriby United 1, Dover Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, North Ferriby United 1, Dover Athletic 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Tyrone Sterling replaces Ricky Miller.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Mitchell Pinnock replaces Joe Healy.

Substitution

Substitution, North Ferriby United. Ross Armstrong replaces Curtis Bateson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dover Athletic. Moses Emmanuel replaces Ross Lafayette.

Booking

Curtis Bateson (North Ferriby United) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, North Ferriby United. Sam Cosgrove replaces Ryan Kendall.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 1, Dover Athletic 2. Aswad Thomas (Dover Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, North Ferriby United. Matthew Templeton replaces Danny Emerton.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 1, Dover Athletic 1. Joe Healy (Dover Athletic).

Booking

Ross Lafayette (Dover Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! North Ferriby United 1, Dover Athletic 0. Curtis Bateson (North Ferriby United).

Second Half

Second Half begins North Ferriby United 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, North Ferriby United 0, Dover Athletic 0.

Booking

Ben Middleton (North Ferriby United) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City30204661313064
2Dag & Red32194957362161
3Forest Green32179664392560
4Tranmere31186745261960
5Dover321751064481656
6Barrow321412650321854
7Aldershot33159943311254
8Gateshead331410955352052
9Macclesfield311551144311350
10Wrexham341210123442-846
11Bromley32136134145-445
12Chester331110125147443
13Boreham Wood321110113230243
14Solihull Moors33127144548-343
15Eastleigh321012104341242
16Braintree32107153551-1637
17Sutton United30106143241-936
18Torquay3398163645-935
19Guiseley3398164052-1235
20Woking3397174560-1534
21Maidstone United3396183861-2333
22Southport3387183870-3231
23York32513142949-2028
24North Ferriby United3383221950-3127
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