12th May, 2021

Romans prevail as Borough fall in opener

Ben Tyler 21st Apr, 2021

Goalscorers Ross Dempster and Michael Wright were all smiles after the final whistle. Picture by Alcester Town FC.

REDDITCH Borough got off to a losing start in the Post-COVID Lockdown Charity Cup, slipping to a 2-1 defeat at Mettis Sports & Social Club against Alcester Town.

The Romans came out on top in the derby clash, securing their first three-point haul in Division One thanks to goals from Ross Dempster and Michael Wright.

James Perry struck for Borough with a fine headed finish, though it was not enough to help Julian Workman’s side keep in line with Alcester, Fairfield Villa and Knowle – who all grabbed opening-day wins.

Borough host Hampton next, while Town head to Fairfield on matchday two.

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