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Crawford bags brace on Bees debut
12:00pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012 in Sport
LEE Knight believes Studley are starting to come together nicely after striker Martin Crawford marked his debut with a brace to sink Dunkirk.
Crawford had only just registered by noon on Saturday as he moved from Coleshill Town to the Bees but he made his presence felt with a deadly double.
Trevor Edwards added a third as Studley recorded their first away win of the season in the Midland Alliance with a deserved 3-1 victory.
Knight was delighted to capture Crawford, who he had previously managed at Racing Club Warwick last season.
Knight said: “Martin was someone I wanted to bring in this summer but his brother was at Coleshill and he decided to join them instead.
“But his brother has moved on, so we worked hard to get him in and you’ve got to give a lot of credit to our secretary Bob Fletcher, who put in a lot of effort to get him signed before the Dunkirk game.
“I’ve been saying few weeks we’ve been playing well but needed to add some goals.
“Martin is a genuine lad who will score goals for us and I’m really pleased to get him in.”
Studley kept up their good run of form as they stunned Halesowen Town 2-1 last night to progress in the Birmingham Senior Cup.
Knight's side will be aiming to build on those wins when they take on Causeway United at home on Saturday (3pm ko) in the league.
Before that, the Bees faced Halesowen Town in the Birmingham Senior Cup on last night.
Keeper Sam Brady is Studley’s only injury worry as he looks as though he will be on the sidelines for a spell with hip injury.