Category: First Team News

VIDEO: MATCH REACTION

Goalkeeper Adam Parkes, who saved a first-half penalty in the 2-1 defeat at Wealdstone, spoke to BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Gerrard.after Saturday’s game.

VIDEO: MANAGER REACTION

Andy Hessenthaler speaks to BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Gerrard after the 2-1 National League defeat at Wealdstone.

Alfie Pavey gave Whites a 1-0 lead at half-time before the hosts struck twice to earn all three points.

MATCH PREVIEW – WEALDSTONE VS DOVER

Andy Hessenthaler will be back in the dugout on Saturday when his side travels to Middlesex for the National League clash against Wealdstone after isolating last week following his positive test for Covid-19.

 

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT US?

You can watch Wealdstone manager Stuart Maynard preview the game HERE

TEAM NEWS

Player/coach Reda Johnson (calf), Alex Green (ankle), James Caton (groin), TJ Bramble (back), Travis Gregory (knee), and Will Moses (ankle) are all not available.

Defender Jake Goodman also misses the game through suspension.

New signing Myles Judd is in the matchday squad.

DOVER COLOURS

For traveling fans wanting to wear the same shirts as the players, we will be wearing our red kit.

COVERAGE

The game kicks off at 3pm but if you are unable to make the trip, BBC Radio Kent will be providing commentary HERE

We will also have live updates on Twitter – @DAFCLiveText – follow us and get all the news as it happens.

TICKET INFORMATION

You can get all the details HERE

SATURDAY’S OTHER NATIONAL LEAGUE FIXTURES

Barnet v Chesterfield
Grimsby Town v Altrincham

GILLS LOANEE STAYING

Dover Athletic is delighted to confirm midfielder Henry Woods’ loan spell with the club from Gillingham has been extended until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old has made 21 appearances in all competitions for Andy Hessenthaler’s side, scoring once, since arriving from the League 1 club last July.

STOCKPORT TICKETS ON SALE

Stockport County has advised that tickets for our National League game at Edgeley Park on February 5th (3pm) are now on sale.

It’s an all-ticketed game, so tickets can be purchased HERE

CUP DATE CONFIRMED

We will travel to Dartford in the second round of the Kent Senior Cup.

The match will be played at Princes Park on March 8th at 7.45pm.

We are still waiting for Dartford, the cup holders, to confirm ticket details

 

 

DEFENDER JOINS WHITES

Manager Andy Hessenthaler has added to his defensive options after completing the signing of former Leyton Orient defender Myles Judd on a non-contract basis.

The 22-year-old right-back, who wear the number 30 shirt for us, made 66 appearances in all competitions for the O’s.

A member of the O’s team that won promotion from the National League in the 2018-19 season, Judd also played nine games while on loan at Barnet last season.

Judd came through the junior ranks at the East London Club and signed his professional deal with them in 2015.

At the end of the 2016/17 season, he won the LFE Apprentice of the Year for League Two, he played an integral part for his side that season, making 20 appearances in Sky Bet League Two.

Welcome to Crabble, Myles!!

 

ACADEMY DUO SIGN ON

Dover Athletic is proud to announce that two of our Academy youngsters have signed their first professional contracts with the club.

Midfielders George Wilkinson and Luke Baptiste have already played for Andy Hessenthaler’s side this season, both coming on as second-half substitutes in the FA Trophy defeat against Bromley at Crabble last month.

George, who will wear the 28 shirt, is 17 while Luke, who is 18, will have the number 29 on his back.

Congratulations George and Luke!!

 

NEW DATE FOR NOTTS

We can now confirm that our postponed National League game against Notts County at Crabble has now been re-arranged for Tuesday, February 15th at 7.45 pm.

The game was originally scheduled to take place last Saturday but was postponed after the referee decided the pitch was unplayable and with further rain forecast called the game off.

VIDEO: NOTTS GAME OFF

Chairman Jim Parmenter gives us his thoughts after the referee made the decision to call off the National League game against Notts County at Crabble.