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Boreham Wood0Wrexham1

Boreham Wood 0-1 Wrexham

John Rooney
John Rooney joined Wrexham from cross-border rivals Chester in June 2016

John Rooney secured Wrexham's first win in four National League games with victory at Boreham Wood.

Boreham Wood's Angelo Balanta fired over the bar while Wrexham captain Sean Newton's header was saved by Grant Smith.

Smith denied Paul Rutherford but Rooney broke the deadlock from close range following Newton's downward header.

Wrexham's win sees them move above Boreham Wood to 11th and eases the pressure on manager Gary Mills.

Wrexham manager Gary Mills told BBC Radio Wales Sport: "I thought every player today did the job superbly. We had a good shape about us, we pressed high when we could and it's a good result against a side who had only lost twice this season.

"It's been a tough week but in football you always get another chance and that's what's beautiful about this game. You always get another chance to put it right.

"We wanted to win so badly and we got it."

Line-ups

Boreham Wood

  • 1Smith
  • 2Nunn
  • 15Ilesanmi
  • 33Devera
  • 5Paine
  • 23KuhlSubstituted forLucasat 66'minutes
  • 16Clifford
  • 11Andrade
  • 8Davis
  • 14Jeffrey
  • 19Balanta

Substitutes

  • 20Uchechi
  • 3Woodards
  • 24Murrell-Williamson
  • 9Lucas
  • 10Moke

Wrexham

  • 1Jalal
  • 16Evans
  • 6Tilt
  • 12EdwardsBooked at 50mins
  • 11Newton
  • 14Rutherford
  • 13Carrington
  • 15Evans
  • 10Rooney
  • 4Bencherif
  • 29HarveyBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 7Barry
  • 17Powell
  • 27Marx
  • 20McDonagh
  • 18Harrad
Referee:
Simon Barrow
Attendance:
458

Live Text

Match ends, Boreham Wood 0, Wrexham 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Boreham Wood 0, Wrexham 1.

Booking

Tyler Harvey (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Boreham Wood. Jamie Lucas replaces Aaron Kuhl.

Goal!

Goal! Boreham Wood 0, Wrexham 1. John Rooney (Wrexham).

Booking

Kai Edwards (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Second Half

Second Half begins Boreham Wood 0, Wrexham 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Boreham Wood 0, Wrexham 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dag & Red1391324101428
2Forest Green1383222111127
3Macclesfield1390422121027
4Lincoln City1381426121425
5Aldershot13742189925
6Barrow137421913625
7Tranmere13733159624
8Eastleigh136522314923
9Dover137152021-122
10Sutton United136161415-119
11Wrexham135441015-519
12Chester135352115618
13Gateshead135352014618
14Boreham Wood134631510518
15Maidstone United135351921-218
16Solihull Moors134451823-516
17Torquay134271318-514
18Bromley134271521-614
19York133371419-512
20Woking133372027-712
21North Ferriby United13319621-1510
22Braintree132381021-119
23Southport132381029-199
24Guiseley1303101125-143
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