Reynolds ‘gutted’ to miss Thamesmead clash

PUBLISHED: 16:00 08 October 2015

Nick Reynolds scores the third goal for Romford against North Greenford United in the FA Trophy (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Nick Reynolds scores the third goal for Romford against North Greenford United in the FA Trophy (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

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Forward unavailable for Saturday’s fixture and won’t be able to come up against former captain Jack Barry

Romford forward Nick Reynolds is gutted to be missing Saturday’s Ryman North clash at Thamesmead Town and miss out on a reunion with former team mate Jack Barry.

Barry, Boro’s captain last season, left the Ship Lane club during the summer to sign for Terry Spillane’s Mead.

Paul Martin has regrouped, despite losing various players that played for Romford last year, and Reynolds has remained.

Their form has picked up as they beat Waltham Abbey 2-0 recently before edging North Greenford United 3-2 in the FA Trophy on Sunday.

Reynolds scored in both matches, but misses out this weekend and couldn’t hide his frustration.

“I am actually gutted to be missing this game and even more that it is against my old captain Jack,” said the Boro club captain.

“But I wish all the best to the Romford boys and hope they get 3 points, but I wish the beauty ‘Bazza’ all the best as well.”

Prior to scoring in the two-goal triumph against Abbey last week, Reynolds hadn’t scored since defeating local rivals Hornchurch on August 15.

But he has rediscovered his magic touch in front of goal and is only 13 behind Romford’s leading marksman Danny Benstock now.

Unfortunately a prearranged event means he won’t have the chance to add to his 54 goals for the club at Thamesmead on Saturday.

Reynolds added: “I am buzzing to finally get a bit of scoring form back, but won’t available this weekend.

“I am actually at the Wales versus Australia game, which should have been exciting for England!”

It should have, but something getting Romford supporters excited is that Reynolds is edging closer to becoming their top goalscorer.

With plenty of matches left this season, he’ll hope to reach that milestone before the campaign is up.

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