Market Drayton 5 Redditch 0

A Weakened Redditch started strongly but eight minutes into the game lively Andrew Preston had a knock on the ankle from a poor tackle and had to sit out the game.

The visitors changed had to reorganise but shipped a deflected goal.

Captain Jason Spyer tried to compensate by switching to a 3 - 5 - 2 and Drayton were pushed back and conceded several short corners.

But a free hit outside the D was cleverly taken and the resulting goal was disallowed for dangerous play.

The visitors were two down after the ball was again deflected past the keeper for a second own goal.

Things went from bad to worse as Spyer was taken to hospital with two broken bones in his hand a minute after the break.

Vice Captain Kimbles took the armband prompting another reshuffle.

Market Drayton claimed a three more goals in the face of heroic resistance with Redditch failing to convert a number of short corners won by third team keeper Colin Birch, thrown in as an outfield player. Man Of The Match: Colin Birch.