Wright takes a point as Steelmen stay unbeaten

Goalkeeper Paul Walker made a crucial save to help secure Corby Town a point in their 0-0 draw at Cirencester Town
Goalkeeper Paul Walker made a crucial save to help secure Corby Town a point in their 0-0 draw at Cirencester Town

Tommy Wright felt the 0-0 draw at Cirencester Town was “about right” as Corby Town maintained their unbeaten start to the Southern League Premier Division campaign.

The Steelmen dropped their first points of the new season but collected a second clean sheet in three matches as they now prepare for a home clash with Arlesey Town on Wednesday night.

Boss Wright, who handed a debut to midfielder Shane Byrne after he received his international clearance, conceded his team were not on top of their game and was therefore happy to return home with a share of the spoils.

“To be honest, I think it was about right,” the Steelmen manager said.

“Paul Walker has made a great save to keep us in it and then Lewis Jackson has gone down the other end and missed a decent chance as well.

“There were no what you would call amazing individual performances and that is why we haven’t won the game.

“I have that much faith in these lads that if they are all on top of their game then I think they will beat most teams.

“We weren’t on top of our game but we have come away with a point and we are unbeaten after three games, which is pleasing.

“When you looked at the fixture list, our first two away games were at Dunstable and Cirencester - two clubs who were champions last season and have that winning mentality about them.

“They are clubs with their own styles of football and we have stood up to it and come out of the two games with four points, we have to be delighted with that.

“It takes us into a home game on Wednesday and if we can come out of that with a positive result then it will represent a very good start for us. But we have to remember that it is only a start.”