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Browsing Archive: March, 2012

Market Drayton Advertiser: 2nd XI MDHC 9 Kidderminster 2

Posted by James Coggins on Thursday, March 15, 2012, In : Match Reports 

Market Drayton's second eleven played Kidderminster at home last Saturday knowing that to achieve promotion they must win their remaining two fixtures.

An optimistic Drayton side started the game well and pressured Kidderminster from the off; the pressure soon turned to goals with Richard Rawsthorne providing some much needed strength and pace going forward.

It was Rawsthorne who opened the scoring thanks to some creative passing from the midfield.

The scoring continued as Drayton's pressure ...


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Market Drayton Advertiser: 1st XI West Bromwich 2 MDHC 10

Posted by James Coggins on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, In : Match Reports 

Market Drayton's first eleven did what was required last Saturday with an emphatic 10-2 away win against West Bromwich to set up a final weekend doubleheader which, if successfully navigated, will mean promotion to the West Midlands Premier Division.

Brendan Jones scored five, Kabir Bowry and Jordan Chevins notched two each and Simon Rawsthorne got one to give Drayton a comfortable win away at the league's basement club.

Drayton went into half time five goals to the good; knowing that goal di...


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Market Drayton Advertiser: 1st XI MDHC 3 Kidderminster 0

Posted by James Coggins on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Match Reports 

Market Drayton's first team entertained Kidderminster at Keele University on Saturday and knew that only a win would do if they were to remain in the promotion race.

Kidderminster had beaten Drayton earlier in the season and a team containing many old heads and plenty of experience proved difficult to break down early in the match.

But with top scorer Brendan Jones upfront Drayton found their touch and went one up the experience striker finishing from close range.

Kidderminster struggled to g...


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Market Drayton Advertiser: 1st XI Wednesbury 2 MDHC 2 & MDHC 4 Stafford 0

Posted by James Coggins on Thursday, March 1, 2012, In : Match Reports 

Market Drayton's first team came into this double game weekend knowing that positive results would give them momentum and the upper hand in the promotion race.

Drayton visited Wednesbury on Saturday; their opponents on a good run, occupying third position in the table, having played a game more than Drayton.

Wednesbury started the brighter, Drayton second to many challenges, their away form the fragile aspect of their season so far. The home side took the lead from a short corner after twenty...


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