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#WXMANORAK | Wrexham 6-5 Dover Athletic

Frankly, this is a bit of a long one!

27 March 2022

Do You Know What it's Worth? Eleven is a Place on Earth.

Wrexham have never won a game 6-5 before.

Third equal highest goal aggregate in a Wrexham game.


Last time there were 11 goals in a Wrexham match: 3/3/1962 Hartlepools United (h) 10-1

Last time there were more than 11 goals in a Wrexham match: 3/1/1934 New Brghton (h) 11-1.

Last time Wrexham scored 6 goals: 13/11/21 Kings Lynn Town (a) 6-2

Last time Wrexham scored 6 goals at home:13/1/15 Stockport County (h) 6-1

Last time Wrexham scored 6 goals at home in a league game: 08/12/2012 Nuneaton Borough (h) 6-1

Last time Wrexham scored 6 goals in 2 or more games in a season: 2002-3 (Calrisle (h) 6-1, Newport (h) 6-1)

Last time Wrexham scored 6 goals in 2 or more league games in a season: 1977-8 (Tranmere (h) 6-1, Rotherham (h) 7-1)

Last time Wrexham conceded 5 goals at home:19/02/2011 Gateshead (h) 2-7

Last time Wrexham conceded 5 goals: 25/2/2014 Luton Town (a) 0-5

Only previous time a team has scored 5 goals at The Racecourse and lost: 24/10/1925 Wrexham 5 Accrington Stanley 6 (And Archie Longmuir scored a hat trick for the losing side.)

The Comeback Kids


Last time Wrexham came back to win from 3 goals down: 28/10/00 Luton (a) 4-3

Last time Wrexham came back from 3 goals down in a home game: 24/8/96 Plymouth (h) 4-4 (and we had a late penalty saved by Bruce Grobbelaar!)

Wrexham have won 5 games from behind this season.

Last time Wrexham won from behind at home: 27/2/21 Wealdstone (h) 4-1

Last time Wrexham lost a 2-goal lead: 6/2/21 Dagenham (h) 2-2

Last time Wrexham scored 4 goals in a half: 13/11/21 Kings Lynn Town (a) 6-2

Last time Wrexham scored 4 goals in a half at home: 27/2/21 Wealdstone (h) 4-1

Last time Wrexham conceded 3 goals in a half: 5/12/20 Torquay United (a) 1-3

Last time Wrexham conceded 3 goals in a half at The Racecourse: 12/2/19 Barrow (h) 1-3

Building Momentum


Last time Wrexham won 6 home games in a row: November 2018.

Wrexham are unbeaten in 10 games, our longest unbeaten run since November 2018.

Last time Wrexham were unbeaten in 11 home games: November 2018.

Wrexham have scored 3 or more goals in 7 of the last 10 home games, and 4 or more in 6 of the last 10 home games.

Wrexham have only been behind at The Racecourse this season for 154 minutes out of 1,800.

Every Second Counts


Wrexham have scored 7 goals in injury time this season. Five of those altered the outcome of the game.

Jordan Davies has scored 3 goals against Dover this season, in the 84th, 91st and 98th minutes.

Just Can't Get Enough


Wrexham’s first 16 home league games have all attracted attendances in excess of 5,000 for the first time since the start of the 1979-80 season.

The first time 15 consecutive Wrexham home league games had attendances in excess of 7,500 since May 1979.

We Shoot, We Score


Paul Mullin and Jordan Davies have both scored more than 15 goals this season. Last time two Wrexham players scored 15 or more goals in the same season: 2014-5 (Louis Moult and Andy Bishop.) 

Between 2014-15 and the current season, no Wrexham player scored 15 goals.


If Ollie Palmer scores in his next game, only three players in Wrexham's history will have taken fewer games to score ten goals for the club - Don Weston, Ray Smith and Paul Mullin.

James Jones scored no goals in his first 13 league games at The Racecourse, but has scored in all three since.

James Jones has either scored or made an assist in each of his last five home games.

Ollie Palmer's first assist for Wrexham.


Dan Jarvis' first assist of the season.

Wrexham's Record Against Dover Athletic


Biggest ever crowd for a Wrexham - Dover match.

Wrexham’s first home win against Dover Athletic.

Paul Mullin’s goal was our first at home to Dover in 418 minutes.

Previous home goal: Jay Harris 31/3/2015 1-1

Jordan Davies is now Wrexham’s top scorer against Dover Athletic.

First time Wrexham have scored more than one goal against Dover.

Wrexham do the double over Dover for the first time.

First time Wrexham have won consecutive games against Dover.

Wrexham are unbeaten in consecutive games against Dover for the second time.

More goals were scored in this match than the last 9 Wrexham-Dover games combined.

Highest previous goal aggregate in this fixture: 3

Classy Gyasi

Last hat trick against Wrexham: 21/12/19 Omar Bugiel Sutton United (a) 1-3

Last hat trick against Wrexham at The Racecourse:24/11/19 Rhys Murphy Yeovil (h) 3-3

Last time a player scored a hat trick against Wrexham for a losing side: 13/11/48 Albert Quinn Darlington (h) 4-3



Christian Dibble's 50th league game for Wrexham.

Stuff I Can't Prove! 

I can't find any previous instances of the following: can you?

Jordan Davies' goal is the latest winning goal by Wrexham.

Jordan Davies is the first Wrexham player to score two goals in added time in the same game. (closest I can find in Jim Steel v Doncaster February 1983 - reported as scoring in 89th & 90th minutes of 5-0 win).

First time an opposing team has scored five consecutive goals in a game against Wrexham at The Racecourse.


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