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Match Report


Posted Sat 04 Jul 15 at 09:55 AM

In difficult windy conditions, Boreham Wood and Tranmere played out a 0-0 draw.
Gary Brabin made to changes to the side which started against Woking. New loan signing Lee Vaughan came in for his debut while Ben Tomlinson returned to the starting eleven.
For the visitors, former Tranmere defender Danny Woodards was named on the bench but Mustafa Tiryaki missed out.
It was a quiet opening to the game with no real chances on goal in the opening 30 minutes.
Tranmere were forced into a change on 29 minutes when Jay Harris limped off to be replaced by Adam Mekki.
A minute later, Lois Maynard tried an audacious attempt on goal, flicking the ball up with his heel which went towards the top far corner but James Russell tipped the ball over the bar.
On 37 minutes, good link up play between James Norwood and Gary Taylor-Fletcher saw the latter hit a volley from an acute angle over the crossbar.
Rovers had another injury set back when Liam Hogan limped off to be replaced by Ritchie Sutton.
The home side counter attacked on the stroke of half time when Anthony Jeffrey's low cross found Mauro Vilhete who flicked the ball wide of the goal as the sides went in at the break with the scores goalless.
The third injury problem came on 50 minutes when Taylor-Fletcher limped off and Andy Mangan came on.
Chances were few and far between at the start of the second period with a Lois Maynard going wide for Tranmere with Clovis Kamdjo doing the same for the hosts.
James Norwood had a chance on 79 minutes when a ball forward found him 15 yards out but his shot went across goal and just wide.
Russell mde a couple of good saves in the final few minutes to deny a left footed shot by Norwood before Mangan tried to slide the ball past him but he turned the ball around the post.

Boreham Wood: Russell, Doe, Reynolds, Howell (B Clifford 85), MacDonald (Morias 76), C Clifford, Kamdjo, Jeffrey, Vilhete (Shakes 82), Stephens, Devera. Substitutes: Woodards, Cox.
Tranmere: Davies, Vaughan, McNulty, Hogan (Sutton 41), Hill, Maynard, Jennings, Harris (Mekki 29), Norwood, Taylor-Fletcher, Tomlinson. Substitutes: Turner, Sutton, Ridehalgh, Mangan.

Referee: Mr R Martin 

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