Two games were played this week in Division I due to it being
half-term but there was an important top of the table clash between Boldmere St
Michaels and Romulus. Whilst Chasetown hosted Stratford Town.
Boldmere have moved within a point of Mansfield Town after
they beat Romulus 2-1 with goals coming from Rio Blake Hinds and Top Scorer
Ryan Brookes. With this crucial win, Boldmere know that the race for the top is
certainly on with Mansfield not in action this week.
Boldmere were down 1-0 until the 86th Minute but
with two late goals they snatched a vital win. Manager Nick Heath praised the
teams’ resilience. He said: “Really delighted with the win, it wasn’t the
greatest game we’ve ever played but for sheer heart and guts, I thought the
lads were terrific.”
Boldmere will now press on this season looking at that all
important top spot as the season progresses but Heath now looks to their next
assignments. He said: “We’ve got three very tough away games after half term,
but we will take each game as it goes.”
For Romulus, they will be disappointed not to be sitting in
top going into the next round of games, but they still have a huge chance of
clinching this division.
In this week’s other game, Chasetown were at home against
Stratford and it was the home side who won 3-2. This means that Chasetown now
have a win to their name and all teams in this division have a win to their
name. With this result they now move up to eighth above Kidderminster Harriers.
Stratford remain in forth but the gap between them and third
place is widening by the minute and they will face a mammoth task to catch them
One piece of news to report in the Division is that both
Mansfield and Chasetown will have points deducted for fielding an ineligible
No games will be played next week so the Division resumes on
the last day in February.