RUGBY TOWN: Nine-match unbeaten run comes to an end

Rugby Town beaten 2-1 by AFC Wulfrunians

Monday, 16th October 2017, 11:09 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 10:26 pm
Ruben Wiggins-Thomas scores from the penalty spot PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY

Rugby Town’s fantastic unbeaten run which stretched back to the beginning of September was ended on Saturday. AFC Wulfrunians won 2-1 at Butlin Road, as Valley couldn’t quite manage to make it ten games in a row without defeat.

The visitors went ahead after half an hour, but Ruben Wiggins-Thomas levelled from the penalty spot on 38 minutes. The winning goal came 20 minutes from time as Rugby squandered chances in front of goal which would have earned them a deserved point.

AFC Wulfrunians are now seventh in the Midland Football League Premier Division, with Rugby tenth. The sides will meet again, away, on Tuesday, October 31 in the first round of the Birmingham Senior Cup.

Sean Castleton rises above the defence

This Saturday (October 21) Valley host Harrowby United in the first round of the FA Vase.

Niall Cooper punches clear against AFC Wulfrunians on Saturday
Sean Castleton rises above the defence
Niall Cooper punches clear against AFC Wulfrunians on Saturday