Notts County were the big winners on the opening day of the National League season with a 5-0 win over Harry Kewell’s Barnet.
The Bees trailed to a Reuben Rodrigues brace when keeper Josh Doherty was sent off midway through the second half before Cal Roberts, Kyle Wootton and Jim O’Brien completed the scoring.
A 93rd-minute equaliser by Solihull Moors‘ midfielder Joe Sbarra saw the Hollywood Galacticos of Wrexham draw 2-2 having gone ahead through a penalty from big money summer signing Paul Mullin and ex-Manchester United and Derby County midfielder David Jones.
Stockport County went down to a surprise 3-1 home defeat to Dagenham & Redbridge having taken a ninth-minute lead through John Rooney, and ex-Yeovil Town striker Kabongo Tshimanga opened his account for Chesterfield in a 2-0 win at Aldershot Town.
Gary Johnson’s Torquay United lost 3-1 at home to Altrincham with Cristiano Ronaldo…..sorry, Gabby Rogers playing 82 minutes at Plainmoor.
Former Glovers Rhys Murphy and Nathan Ralph both played in Southend United‘s 1-0 win at King’s Lynn Town, who had striker Junior Morias shown a straight red card meaning he will miss the Linnets’ trip to Huish Park next weekend.
Yeovil manager Darren Sarll an interested spectator in the directors box. Yeovil, of course, are Lynn’s first opponents on the road next weekend.
— Greg Plummer (@GregTheLynnNews) August 21, 2021
In other fixtures, W*ymouth went down 2-0 at home to Boreham Wood, Woking won 2-1 at Wealdstone and a last minute winner earned Maidenhead United a 2-1 win at FC Halifax Town.
The results put Yeovil Town in 14th place, up eight spots from the second-from-bottom position they started the day.