Dover Athletic v Solihull Moors



Date Time League Season Attendance Dover Star Player Away Scorers
15th September 2018 3:00 pm National League 2018-2019 823 George Smith Hylton (72), Wright (79)



WHITES slipped to the bottom of the National League ladder after two second-half goals saw their Midland visitors run out winners at Crabble on Saturday.

Jermaine Hylton and Danny Wright both found the net to condemn Chris Kinnear’s men to their seventh defeat of the season.

George Smith broke clear early on but blasted a shot low and into the arms of visiting goalie Ryan Boot.

And home stopper Mitch Walker was alert to clutch onto Liam Daly’s header on the quarter hour mark.

Walker was called into action again when a slick one-two between Darren Carter and Kwame Thomas ended with the latter seeing his drive saved at the near post.

Kadell Daniel’s cross-cum-shot just evaded the far target and the same player’s corner saw Ejiro Okosieme head against the top of the bar.

Jamey Osborne’s long-range effort was well off target and following the restart, Kadell Daniel was inches away to converting Anthony Jeffrey’s cross.

Nortei Nortey curling strike forced Boot to tip the ball wide before the stopper was able to gather at the second attempt.

Thomas then found himself with the goal at his mercy following Wright’s ball into the area but was denied by brave Dover defending.

But the visitors did grab the opening goal on 72 minutes.  Mitch Walker’s clearance was heading back into the path of the onrushing Hylton to volley home, in spite of protests of offside from the home team.

And the lead was doubled six minutes later.

Wright took advantage of some slack Dover defending to pick his spot from the edge of the area.

Substitute Dave Smith fired at Boot late on and another sub, this time Moors’ Adi Yussuf, saw his placed effort turned away by Walker.

But Tim Flowers’ side held on to leave Whites’ still awaiting their second win of the season.

Earlier, boss Kinnear made four changes to the side that started at Chesterfield last week.

Okosieme and Daniel replaced the injured duo of Josh Passley and Jamie Allen.  George Smith, ineligible to play against Chesterfield last week, returned in place of Jack Connors and Nortey came in for the suspended Aryan Tajbakhsh.

Whites next travel to Aldershot on Saturday 22nd September, kick off 3 pm.



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Dover Athletic

1Mitch Walker Goalkeeper
16Ejiro Okosieme Defender
19Tim Schmoll Defender
6Connor Essam Defender 30'
4Moussa Diarra Defender
20George Smith Defender
8Private: Mitch Brundle Midfielder, (c)
18Nortei Nortey Midfielder
7Anthony Jeffrey 25 Forward
11Kadell Daniel Forward
9Tobi Sho-Silva 12 Forward
3Jack Connors Defender
12Inih Effiong 9 Forward Sho-Silva 69'
14Loui Fazakerley Defender
17Ntumba Massanka Forward
25David Smith 7 Forward Jeffrey 78'
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First Team Manager: Chris Kinnear

Solihull Moors

1Ryan Boot Goalkeeper
2Tyrone Williams Defender 79'
5Liam Daly Defender
6Alex Gudger Defender
12George Carline Midfielder
8Darren Carter Midfielder, (c) 72'
7Jamey Osborne 18 Midfielder
17Luke Maxwell 22 Midfielder
10Jermaine Hylton 9 Forward 72'
17Kwame Thomas Forward
19Danny Wright Defender 79'
9Adi Yussuf 10 Forward Hylton 85'
11Dan Sweeney Midfielder
13Josh Tibbetts Goalkeeper
18Jordan Murphy 7 Forward Osborne 90'
22Corey O’Keeffe 17 Defender Maxwell 17'
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First Team Manager: Tim Flowers

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Crabble Athletic Ground
40 Crabble Rd, Dover, Kent CT17 0QJ, UK