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Spa take a point, but rue Collins penalty miss

Ben Tyler 12th Aug, 2021

James Lemon, centre, comes under close examination from Willenhall’s backline. Picture by Mathew Mason.

A MISSED Connor Collins penalty proved costly as Droitwich Spa opened their West Midlands (Regional) Division One season with a goalless draw at Willenhall Town.

On an afternoon when Andy Crowther’s Saltmen also struck the woodwork twice, it was clear that it was going to take a stroke of luck to edge the encounter with Willenhall’s rearguard on top form.

And though the hosts hit the bar in the second half, a share of the points will not rank as the worst result in the world for Spa, who return to action against FC Darlaston on August 18 at Walshes Meadow.

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