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Solihull Moors primed for start of new season

SOLIHULL Moors are all set for the start of the new season having won eight of their nine warm-up matches - the only loss coming against a Birmingham City XI.

SOLIHULL Moors are all set for the start of the new season having won eight of their nine warm-up matches - the only loss coming against a Birmingham City XI.

Last Saturday they beat Stourbridge 1-0, a solitary goal from half time substitute Joel Grandison being the difference between the two sides.

Manager Marcus Bignot must have been delighted with the right winger’s impact after the sides battled out a mundane first half. However it was Stourbridge who created the better chances in the first 45 minutes and Sean Geddes gave Jas Singh an early test when he drilled a shot straight into the keeper’s hand.

After 58 minutes, the deadlock was broken, Grandison taking a touch inside and squeezing his shot into the bottom corner.

Earlier in the week, Solihull had beaten West Bromwich Albion Youth 3-2 at their Damson Lane Autotech Stadium.

Solihull play Guiseley away from home in the league this Saturday, kick off 3pm.

l Solihull Moors Girls FC under 10s are holding their final trial for players for next season on Tuesday, August 20 at Langley School, Kineton Green Road, Solihull. It runs from 6-7.15pm for girls going into year 4-5. Call Steve Monk on 07767477302 or attend on the day.

 

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