Category: First Team News

The Buildbase FA Trophy

FA TROPHY SECOND ROUND DRAW

Should we beat Havant & Waterlooville in Tuesday night’s replay, Dover will host fellow National League side Harrogate Town in the Buildbase FA Trophy second round.

The tie is scheduled to take place during the weekend of Saturday 12th January.

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY SECOND ROUND DRAW IN FULL

WORKINGTON or RAMSBOTTOM UNITED V WEYMOUTH
HARTLEPOOL UNITED V TELFORD UNITED
WOKING or MAIDSTONE UNITED V MAIDENHEAD UNITED or OXFORD CITY
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD TOWN V WINGATE & FINCHLEY
BARNET V DORCHESTER TOWN
HEREFORD V BRACKLEY TOWN
SALFORD CITY V GATESHEAD or DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE
BLYTH SPARTANS V BOREHAM WOOD
AFC FYLDE V BIGGLESWADE TOWN
SPENNYMOOR TOWN V BROMLEY
STOCKPORT COUNTY V TRURO CITY
DOVER ATHLETIC or HAVANT & WATERLOOVILLE V HARROGATE TOWN
CHESTERFIELD V ALDERSHOT TOWN or BEDFORD TOWN
CARSHALTON ATHLETIC V SALISBURY or BRAINTREE TOWN
FC HALIFAX TOWN V SOLIHULL MOORS
WREXHAM V LEYTON ORIENT

VIDEO: FIRST TEAM COACH REACTION

Darren Hare has his say following Whites’ 2-2 home draw with Havant & Waterlooville in the Buildbase FA Trophy first round on Saturday.

RICKY RETURNS TO CRABBLE

The club are pleased to announce the signing of Ricky Modeste.

The attacking midfielder, who made 150 appearances for Whites between 2012 and 2017, has signed an 18-month contract after leaving National South side Billericay earlier this month.

Welcome back to Crabble Ricky!

 

MIDFIELDER SIGNS ON

Dover Athletic manager Andy Hessenthaler has added to his midfield ranks with the signing of Joe Bedford from Southend United.

The 21-year-old, who will wear the number 16 shirt, will go straight into the squad for Saturday’s FA Trophy tie against Havant & Waterlooville at Crabble (3pm).

A regular member of the Shrimpers’ under-23 side Bedford, a central midfielder has been with Southend since the age of eight and progressed through the Blues Academy to sign a professional deal.

Watch Joe’s amazing strike for Southend against AFC Wimbledon here

Welcome to Crabble Joe!!

FA TROPHY PREVIEW: WHITES V HAVANT & WATERLOOVILLE

Dover take a break from league action this weekend when they enter the Buildbase FA Trophy.

Boss Andy Hessenthaler will be looking to continue his side’s strong home form in Saturday’s first round tie.

Whites’ have won three consecutive home matches, while Lee Bradbury’s Havant have not won on their travels since a thrilling 4-3 league win at Braintree back in August.

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

14/08/18:  Dover 4-3 Havant
10/01/15:  Havant 0-1 Dover (FA Trophy)
20/03/14:  Havant 3-4 Dover
19/10/13:  Dover 0-0 Havant

HIGHLIGHTS OF HAVANT’S LAST FIVE MATCHES

08/12/18:  Havant 2-1 Braintree
01/12/18:  Salford 3-0 Havant
27/11/18:  Dag & Red 3-1 Havant
24/11/18:  Havant 5-2 Maidstone
17/11/18:  Chesterfield 0-0 Havant

TOP SCORERS

Inih Effiong has scored eight goals in all competitions for Dover, while Alfie Rutherford leads the Havant scoring charts with nine.

MATCHDAY TICKET PRICES

The match kicks off at 3pm and as it is a cup tie ALL MUST PAY with the prices as follows:

Adults: £17
Over 60s:  £14
Under 18s:  £8
Under 11s (Accompanied by a paying adult):  Free

COVERAGE

If you are unable to make the game, we will have live updates on Twitter – @DAFCLiveText – follow us and get all the news as it happens.

Coverage starts from 2:15pm

SATURDAY’S OTHER FIRST ROUND FA TROPHY MATCHES

AFC FYLDE V STRATFORD TOWN
TELFORD UNITED V FARSLEY CELTIC
ALDERSHOT TOWN V BEDFORD TOWN
ALTRINCHAM V STOCKPORT COUNTY
BARNET V BATH CITY
BARROW V FC HALIFAX TOWN
BIGGLESWADE TOWN V WEALDSTONE
BOREHAM WOOD V TORQUAY UNITED
BRACKLEY TOWN V HAYES & YEADING
BROMLEY V SUTTON UNITED
CARSHALTON ATHLETIC V DORKING WANDERERS
CHESTERFIELD V BASFORD UNITED
EASTBOURNE BOROUGH V DORCHESTER TOWN
EBBSFLEET UNITED V DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE
HARROGATE TOWN V YORK CITY
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD TOWN V EASTLEIGH
HEREFORD V BILLERICAY TOWN
LEAMINGTON V HARTLEPOOL UNITED
LEYTON ORIENT V BEACONSFIELD TOWN
MAIDENHEAD UNITED V OXFORD CITY
SALFORD CITY V GATESHEAD
SALISBURY FC BRAINTREE TOWN
SOUTHPORT V SOLIHULL MOORS
SPENNYMOOR TOWN V BARWELL
LANCASTER CITY V BLYTH SPARTANS
TRURO CITY V WESTON-SUPER-MARE
WEYMOUTH V NEEDHAM MARKET
WINGATE & FINCHLEY V DULWICH HAMLET
WOKING V MAIDSTONE UNITED
WORKINGTON V RAMSBOTTOM UNITED
WREXHAM V BOSTON UNITED

AWAY TRAVEL

There is a coach going to Barnet on Saturday 22nd December and it is not too late to book your space on it.

It leaves Crabble at 9am and the costs are as follows:

Adult member £18, Adult non-member £33, youth member (U18) £8, youth non-member (U18) £12 and accompanied under 16 £8.

There is also a coach going to Maidstone (Leaving Crabble at 12:45pm) on New Year’s Day and the prices are:

Adult member £11, Adult non-member £25, youth member (U18) £5, youth non-member £8 (U18), accompanied under 16 £5.

Please call or text Andy on 0793 4300335 to book your seat or see him in the Centre Spot after the match against Havant.

Please note you are now required to pay for your seat in advance by cash or by cheque or via bank transfer.

Visit http://www.dasc.co.uk/ for all the details.

RED CARD OVERTURNED

Dover Athletic can confirm that the club’s appeal of Anthony Jeffrey’s red card against AFC Flyde on Saturday has been successful.

The winger was sent off in the 66th minute with the visitors 1-0 up before Inih Effiong struck twice to secure a 2-1 win.

The decision means Jeffrey is now available for Saturday’s FA Trophy tie against Havant & Waterlooville at Crabble.

VIDEO: MANAGER REACTION

Boss Andy Hessenthaler speaks to the camera following Whites’ 2-1  home win against AFC Fylde on Saturday.