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Mixed feelings as Mills’ Steelmen take a point

Gary Mills was left with mixed feelings after Corby Town’s impressive form continued with a 1-1 draw at play-off contenders Nantwich Town.

Marcus Law shakes hands with his Kings Langley counterpart after Kettering Town's 1-0 victory at Latimer Park. Pictures by Peter Short

Ramshaw’s happy as Poppies win the ugly way

John Ramshaw admitted Kettering Town won the ugly way as they claimed a 1-0 success over Kings Langley at Latimer Park.

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Tom Lorraine's 50th goal for AFC Rushden & Diamonds sealed a 1-0 victory at Kidsgrove Athletic

‘Classic’ away day delights Diamonds boss Peaks

Andy Peaks hailed a “classic away performance” as AFC Rushden & Diamonds gained revenge on Kidsgrove Athletic to maintain their play-off push with a 1-0 success.

James Hall, who scored the only goal of the game, takes on a Kings Langley opponent during Kettering Town's 1-0 success. Pictures by Peter Short

VERDICT – Hall’s fine strike seals it for Poppies

James Hall’s magnificent goal just after half-time sent Kettering Town to a third win in a row at Latimer Park as they saw off Kings Langley.

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Desborough Town manager Chris Bradshaw

Turner at the double as Desborough go third

Desborough Town moved up to third place in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division as they returned to action with a 3-0 success at Harrowby United.

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SATURDAY SPORT – Lorraine fires Diamonds to victory, Poppies also win and Steelmen make a point

Tom Lorraine scored his 50th goal for AFC Rushden & Diamonds as they gained revenge on Kidsgrove Athletic with a 1-0 away success.

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Poppies fans march on the council in protest.

Poppies hold ‘promising’ stadium meeting with Kettering Council

A meeting with Kettering Council has shown signs of promise, according to the Poppies’ vice-chairman.

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Gary Mills

Mills ready for a ‘good game’ at play-off chasers

Gary Mills is expecting a “good game” when in-form Corby Town head to play-off contenders Nantwich Town this weekend.

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Poppies can expect another tough test

Marcus Law is expecting a “difficult game” when Kettering Town welcome Kings Langley to Latimer Park this weekend.

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Home form has picked up but it remains the key issue for Law

Kettering Town will be hoping to maintain their impressive form at Latimer Park of late when they take on Kings Langley on Saturday.

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Jack of all trades Brad is set for his big milestone

Brad Harris is set to make his 200th appearance for AFC Rushden & Diamonds when they head to Kidsgrove Athletic this weekend.

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Diamonds get a chance to make amends

Andy Peaks believes his AFC Rushden & Diamonds players will want to “set the record straight” when they head to Kidsgrove Athletic this weekend.

It's the picture that has taken the football world by storm over the weekens as Corby Town defender Jason Lee has a cheeky swig of a supporter's pint after Ben Milnes hit what proved to be the winner against Mickleover Sports. Picture by Alison Bagley

No fine for Jason as he and the Steelmen go viral

Gary Mills says he will spare Jason Lee a fine after the Corby Town defender was caught drinking on the job!

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A Corby Town fan takes a tumble as he joins the celebrations with Ben Milnes after the midfielder hit the winner against Mickleover Sports. Picture by Alison Bagley

Steelmen’s approach will stay the same

Gary Mills is expecting more of the same from his Corby Town players as they face up to two successive weekends on the road.

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AFC Rushden & Diamonds midfielder Joe Curtis was sent off for this challenge during the 0-0 draw with Belper Town. Picture by Alison Bagley

No damage done as Peaks and Diamonds look ahead

There was no damage done for AFC Rushden & Diamonds after they had to settle for a 0-0 draw with Belper Town at the Dog & Duck on Saturday.

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Marcus Law cuts a frustrated figure after Kettering Town's 1-0 defeat at Chippenham Town. Pictures by Peter Short

Poppies will seek a maximum return from their next two

Kettering Town’s season appears to be hanging in the balance and boss Marcus Law knows only a maximum return from their next two matches will suffice.

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The Corby Town fans celebrate Ben Milnes' winning goal at Steel Park. Pictures by Alison Bagley

There’s a long way to go, warns Corby boss Mills

Gary Mills was pleased to see Corby Town move out of the relegation zone in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division but was quick to warn that there is “a long, long way to go”.

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There was disappointment for Kettering Town boss Marcus Law after his team were beaten at Chippenham Town

Poppies’ performance deserved more, says boss Law

Marcus Law felt Kettering Town’s performance merited more than it got after they were edged out 1-0 at Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division leaders Chippenham Town.

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Joe Curtis heads for the dressing-room after being sent-off during AFC Rushden & Diamonds' 0-0 draw with Belper Town. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Peaks happy with a point gained by Diamonds

Andy Peaks was delighted with the performance of his 10-man AFC Rushden & Diamonds side as they put another point on the board after a 0-0 draw with Belper Town at the Dog & Duck.

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Joint-bosses Jim Scott and Shaun Sparrow saw their Rothwell Corinthians end their barren run with a 3-0 win at Huntingdon Town

Corinthians’ barren run is ended with win at Huntingdon

Rothwell Corinthians ended their nine-match winless run in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division as they secured a 3-0 success at rock-bottom Huntingdon Town.

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