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21st Sep, 2021

Saltmen maintain unbeaten start

Ben Tyler 25th Aug, 2021

Cory Rudd, left, comes under close attention in last weekend’s win. Picture by Paul Smith.

THERE WAS success for Droitwich Spa – unbeaten after three matches played in West Midlands (Regional) League Division One – after seeing off Gornal Colts 2-0 last weekend.

Despite struggling to find their feet in the opening exchanges, the Saltmen came through a tricky encounter at the Dell Stadium thanks to second-half goals from James Lemon and Cory Rudd.

Spa custodian Matt Oliver kept his side in the game with a string of saves in the opening half, but was a mere spectator after the interval, witnessing Lemon tucking home a rebound for the go-ahead goal after his initial shot was tipped away by Gornal’s Aiden Cox.

Rudd’s thunderbolt for the second was markedly more impressive, thumping a fierce strike into the roof of the net from the edge of the penalty area.

Third-placed Droitwich go to Old Wulfrunians, 11th, on Saturday.

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