Door remains open for Robinson to return to Boston Town

Ollie Maltby in action against Corby.
Ollie Maltby in action against Corby.

Boston Town have told Alec Robinson that the door remains open for him should he wish to return to Tattershall Road.

The midfielder played his last match for the Poachers during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Stewarts & Lloyds Corby.

He will now fly out to the United States to resume work as a football coach in New York.

However, boss Ian Dunn says the Poachers won’t turn their back on the player who signed from Bourne Town earlier this season.

He told The Standard: “It’s unfortunate, he’s one of those players who is technically very good.

“We’ll miss his creativity on the pitch, but we’ve told him that when he comes back the door is open if he’s looking to get involved again.

“He’s got quality.”

Sadly, for Robinson, his final game wasn’t a victory.

However, the Poachers did pick up a point against Corby, to end their run of back-to-back defeats.

Josh Ford and Mark Foster scored for Boston, but the visitors shared the spoils courtesy of a deflected strike and a penalty, conceded by debutant Lawrence Heward.

“We got a point but it’s obviously not what we wanted,” Dunn added.

“We’re disappointed really, we had enough chances to win it.”

Dunn gave the thumbs up to keeper Harry Ashton, who pulled off a string of good saves at the other end, while also praising Heward, despite the ‘collision’ which led to the spot kick.

Town are on the road this week, away at Desborough on Saturday (KO 3pm) and S&L Corby on Tuesday (KO 7.45pm).