National League
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Wrexham 1-0 Chesterfield

Akil Wright
Akil Wright's winner against Chesterfield kept Wrexham top of the National League with 10 games to go

Promotion hopefuls Wrexham remained top of the National League with victory over Chesterfield.

Midfielder Akil Wright broke the deadlock just after the hour mark, nodding home a quality cross from Luke Young for his third goal of the season.

Bryan Hughes' side are two points clear of second-placed Solihull Moors but have played one game more than their nearest rivals.

Chesterfield slip closer to the drop zone and are now 19th.

Wrexham manager Bryan Hughes told BBC Sport Wales:

"It wasn't the most entertaining performance, but we did what we had to do.

"Results are going well for us and the players take a lot of credit for that.

"We've got a squad that are ready and hungry to play for the shirt and the players are giving everything.

"We were workmanlike today, it was very tight and the game could have gone either way."

Line-ups

Wrexham

  • 18Lainton
  • 3Jennings
  • 5PearsonBooked at 45mins
  • 14Rutherford
  • 8Young
  • 6Kennedy
  • 30Lawlor
  • 16Walker
  • 20Wright
  • 23BeavonSubstituted forOswellat 66'minutes
  • 29TollittSubstituted forHolroydat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Dibble
  • 2Roberts
  • 10Holroyd
  • 12Oswell
  • 31Stockton

Chesterfield

  • 1JalalBooked at 63mins
  • 3Binnom-Williams
  • 5Evans
  • 8Weston
  • 35YarneyBooked at 71mins
  • 19Hollis
  • 38ChapmanSubstituted forReidat 81'minutes
  • 15WeirSubstituted forShawat 70'minutes
  • 23Smith
  • 32FortunéSubstituted forDentonat 60'minutes
  • 37Boden

Substitutes

  • 6Maguire
  • 9Shaw
  • 21Anyon
  • 28Reid
  • 30Denton
Referee:
Carl Brook
Attendance:
7,106

Live Text

Match ends, Wrexham 1, Chesterfield 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wrexham 1, Chesterfield 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Kyel Reid replaces Ellis Chapman.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Chris Holroyd replaces Ben Tollitt.

Booking

Josef Yarney (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Lee Shaw replaces Robbie Weir.

Substitution

Substitution, Wrexham. Jason Oswell replaces Stuart Beavon.

Booking

Shwan Jalal (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Wrexham 1, Chesterfield 0. Akil Wright (Wrexham).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Tom Denton replaces Marc-Antoine Fortuné.

Second Half

Second Half begins Wrexham 0, Chesterfield 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Wrexham 0, Chesterfield 0.

Booking

Shaun Pearson (Wrexham) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wrexham36209745252069
2Solihull Moors35207859312867
3Leyton Orient341810655253064
4Fylde351712658292963
5Salford35179959382160
6Gateshead361781146331359
7Eastleigh35177114443158
8Harrogate34169963451857
9Sutton United35151284438657
10Ebbsfleet3614101247351252
11Bromley35138144849-147
12Barrow351210133538-346
13Hartlepool361112134247-545
14Dag & Red35127164043-343
15Halifax35916102832-443
16Boreham Wood351012133644-842
17Barnet31117133138-740
18Maidenhead United35124193757-2040
19Chesterfield35815123339-639
20Dover36109174054-1439
21Havant & Waterlooville36811174964-1535
22Aldershot3588192756-2932
23Maidstone United3575232862-3426
24Braintree3567223261-2925
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