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Wrexham take important point vs Barnet with 10 men: When can Ryan Reynolds' side clinch promotion?

Wrexham's promotion party hasn't quite happened yet, but they are very close to mathematically securing a place in the English Football League after taking another point away at Barnet on Saturday afternoon, drawing 0-0 despite playing with 10 men for the final 40 minutes.

Dramatic scenes ensued when Ben Foster saved a late penalty in the Easter Monday triumph over Notts County, which put the Welsh club in the driving seat for automatic promotion to League 2.

It has been 15 years since Wrexham were last in the Football League, when they were relegated in 2008, but the arrival of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney has thrust new impetus into the club.

When can Wrexham mathematically secure promotion?

With the point against Barnet secured, Wrexham now hold a four-point advantage over Notts County with both teams now having three matches to play.

County are set to play Woking at home later on Saturday afternoon, which could see them cut the gap to a solitary point, although they'd have played a game more.

There are now a number of factors at play, with the simplest being that if Wrexham win their remaining three matches then they will be back in the Football League no matter what Notts County do.

Wrexham are on 104 points with nine left to play for, whilst Notts County are on 100. The maximum the Red Dragons can attain is 113 points, whilst Notts County can only get 109.

It's difficult to gain a full grasp of the situation until we know the result of Notts County's match against Woking, but we can work out what the best-case scenario is for Wrexham.

If County lose to Woking this Saturday afternoon, they will be only able to get to 106 points, which means Wrexham could clinch first place with a home win over Yeovil Town on Tuesday evening.

Therefore, Tuesday April 18 is the earliest possible date that Wrexham can win the National League title.

However, if Notts County defeat Woking on Saturday, then Wrexham would need to earn victories against both Yeovil and Boreham Wood before promotion is mathematically secure.

Victory in those two matches would put the Red Dragons on an unassailable 110 points, securing promotion officially on Saturday, April 22.

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