Match Reports 1-12-18

Redditch Mens 1st XI gave their promotion bid a huge boost on Saturday after conquering table topping Market Drayton 3-0 at home.Market Drayton were coming off the back of a 16-0 victory the week before at basement boys Leek 3s and Redditch were aware of their impressive goal scoring record.Early exchanges in the fixture were evenly matched and Redditch only managed to break the deadlock when Chris Thomas got onto the end of an Andy Billingham penalty corner strike to deflect the ball home for his 3rd goal of the season.Redditch shocked their opponents as they doubled the lead before half time with Jacob Beard receiving the ball at the top of...

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Match Report 24-11-18

West Midlands Division 1 has been thrown wide open after Redditch 1st XI picked up a useful 3 points with victory over local rivals Bromsgrove. The result puts the Kingfishers back into a promotion spot but the top 6 are all in contention. This week Redditch play table toppers Market Drayton.PosTeamPointsGoal Diff1Market Drayton25+392Redditch19+193Stourport19+134Ludlow19+125Bournville18+86Bromsgrove17+17It was far from a perfect performance but Redditch showed grit and determination to get the result especially after they once again found themselves behind, 1-0 down after a mistake in the attacking third by captain Adrian Young left the team ...

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Mens Hockey Report & Team Photo 17-11-18

Redditch Mens 1st XI push for promotion from West Midlands Division 1 stuttered at the weekend after suffering a home defeat at the hands of Aldridge and Walsall 1st XI.On paper, this was a game that the kingfisher's would have expected to get points from after 5 victories in a row however, not for the first time this season, Redditch went behind after being caught in possession and the visitors counter attacking at pace, leaving the defence and goalkeeper Joe Cardy exposed.Redditch tried to settle and get themselves back in to the game but too often they found themselves giving the ball away, struggling to get the ball to the forwards and th...

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Match Report 10-11-18

Redditch Mens 1st XI made it 5 wins in a row on Saturday as they travelled to and beat Edgbaston 3rd XI 5-2 to move up to 2nd place on goal difference in West Midlands Division 1.Current Table: Pos. Team. Points. Goal Difference.1. Market Drayton 1sts 19 +222. REDDITCH 1sts 16 +193. Ludlow 1sts 16 +144. Stourport 2nds 16 +115. Bromsgrove 1sts 14 +106. Bournville 2nds 12 +4No substitutes for the second week running combined with injury concerns amongst the team put Redditch on the back foot going in to this game but they were soon able to build a lead with a quick attack started in defence by Andy Billingham who played the ball to Jacob B...

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Match reports 3-11-18

Redditch 1st team moved to 3rd in West Midlands Division 1 after securing a 3-2 win at home to Shrewsbury 1sts making it 4 wins on the bounce. With poor availability of players across all teams at the club, Redditch had to play with no subs and handed a 1st team debut to youngster Josh Baker. Redditch made a poor start with Shrewsbury looking the more threatening and we soon went 1-0 down after Shrewsbury scored a routine short corner. They then doubled their lead with another short corner goal before also winning a penalty stroke just before half time which was saved by goalkeeper Joe Cardy.This seemed to be the moment which turned the ...

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