Budleigh Salterton Reserves complete difficult Fresha campaign

PUBLISHED: 09:34 20 April 2015 | UPDATED: 09:34 20 April 2015

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It may seem like a strange thing to say ‘congratulations’, to a team who have lost 29 of the 30 league games played, conceded 188 goals, netting only 12 in return and keeping a lone clean sheet throughout the campaign, writes SpursTom.

However, ‘congratulations’ are very apt for all involved with Budleigh Salterton Reserves who, despite great adversity, managed to complete a full season in the Fresha League Premier Division.

Prior to the start of the campaign the club new simply competing in the Fresha League top flight was going to be difficult.

With a predominantly young and inexperienced team, taking on some very experienced and talented outfits, some heavy defeats were going to be taken along the way.

However, rather than throw the towel in, the Robins battled away, showing terrific commitment and gaining much praise from opposition teams along the way.

The final game of the season saw the Robins face one of the Fresha League ‘power houses’ in Hatherleigh who dished out an 11-0 beating.

The club wishes to put on record their grateful thanks to manager Terry Williams and his assistant Darren Everest for stepping into the deep end at the start of the season to make sure there was a reserves team.

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