28th Oct, 2016

Racing Club Warwick bounce back from Hinckley thumping

Steve Carpenter 31st Aug, 2016 Updated: 11 hours ago

RACING Club Warwick put any memories of Saturday’s 4-1 defeat at Hinckley behind them by returning to winning ways away at Perhsore Town on Bank Holiday Monday.

A depleted Racing Club lost their unbeaten record on a wet afternoon at the Heather St John Stadium with the home side putting four past Edward Caviezel-Cox.

James Williams scored the first with a near post header shortly after the half-hour mark before the visitors got back on level terms just six minutes later when Terence Morton took full advantage of a loose ball just inside the box and unleashed a fine strike beyond Haydn Whitcombe’s reach.

Warwick’s defence stood firm in the second half but eight minutes from time Peter Williams directed a header inside the far post.

With two minutes remaining Sam Agar scored a third and in stoppage time he turned provider to set up Ryan Seal who slotted the ball past Caviezel-Cox after being put clean through on goal.

The defeat was a tough one to take for Racing Club who has been in the match for long periods and despite a threadbare squad, they showed great character to beat Pershore Town 2-0 two days later.

Jamie Smith and Alex Price saw two early efforts on goal saved by the goalkeeper and Wade Mallory headed wide before Pershore finally got themselves into the game.

Caveizel-Cox was the busiest man on the pitch for the remainder of the first half with three fabulous saves to keep the scoreline level at the interval.

The game opened up in the second half and the Racers shot-stopper produced another fine save before Racing finally opened up the scoring.

A corner kick from Harry Jervis saw the ball half cleared to Martin Hutchcox who controlled the ball before unleashing a delightful curled shot into the roof of the net from twenty yards.

Connor Nowaczyk came on for McKenzie for his last game for Racers before leaving for Sheffield and Vadasz came on for the hard working Jervis.

These substitutions created great width and this opened up Pershore. A fine cross from Malley saw Smith hit a bicycle shot over before Malley scored a wonderful goal seven minutes from time.

Beating his man out wide, Malley cut inside and unleashed an unstoppable shot across the keeper to seal the points.

The win moved the Racers back up to third and with this weekend off, they hope to get players back before they entertain Coventry United in the FA Vase on September 10.