Romford boss pleased with progress

Boro boss in positive mood after Trophy success

Romford boss Paul Martin felt his side were well worth their FA Trophy win over Dulwich Hamlet at the weekend.

Goals from Adam Salmon, Nick Reynolds and Reece Hewitt sealed a 3-1 victory at Ship Lane and a meeting with landlords Thurrock in the next round on September 29.

And victory came after the visitors had opened the scoring early on.

Martin said: “We hit the woodwork twice before they scored, then we missed a penalty,

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“We were positive. We didn’t drop our heads after we went a goal down, we bounced back and always looked like scoring. Sometimes you wonder.

“We went with a bit of pace and it worked for us. The youngsters have settled in well and they’re working hard.”

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Boro will look to make it three wins in a row when they return to Ryman Division One North action this weekend as they travel to Needham Market.

Martin added: “We’ve had back-to-back wins at home after a shaky start. It took a bit of time, we had a lot of players turn up this summer. We’ll tinker with it until we get it right.”

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