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SATURDAY SPORT - Poppies thump Bishop's Stortford as Steelmen return to winning ways

Kettering Town produced a devastating first-half display as they strengthened their grip on a play-off place in the Evo-Stik South League Premier with a thumping 6-0 success over Bishop’s Stortford at Latimer Park.

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Aaron OConnors goal opened the scoring in the Poppies 2-0 win at Bishops Stortford in October. The two teams meet again at Latimer Park this weekend

Securing a play-off place is now Poppies' top priority

There’s no sign of anyone at Kettering Town conceding the Evo-Stik South League Premier title just yet.

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Kettering Town owner Ritchie Jeune on the set of Poppies TV with presenter Paul Cooke

POPPIES EXTRA: News from inside Latimer Park

With the ‘business end’ of the season approaching, Kettering Town fans who aren’t able to get the club’s matches still have a way of watching or listening in on Poppies TV.

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Kettering Town's home match with Royston Town has been called off

Kettering's match with Royston postponed

Kettering Town's Evo-Stik South League Premier match with Royston Town tonight (Tuesday) has been called off.

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Play-off rivals Kettering Town and Royston Town are set to do battle at Latimer Park tonight - just 10 days on from their previous meeting in the Evo-Stik South League Premier. Picture by Peter Short

Poppies and Crows ready for a 'six-pointer'

John Ramshaw has labelled Kettering Town’s home clash with Royston Town tonight (Tuesday) as a “six-pointer” in the battle for the play-off spots in the Evo-Stik South League Premier.

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Kettering Town's home game with Tiverton Town has been called off

Poppies' clash with Tiverton called off

Kettering Town’s home clash with Tiverton Town today (Saturday) has been called off.

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Rhys Hoenes heads off to celebrate after scoring Kettering Town's third goal in Tuesday's NFA Hillier Senior Cup semi-final with AFC Rushden & Diamonds. The Poppies are back on home soil in the league this weekend when they face Tiverton Town. Picture by Peter Short

Home form holds the key to Poppies' hopes

John Ramshaw believes Kettering Town’s home form holds the key to their promotion hopes this season.
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Police were already on site at Latimer Park during Kettering Town's NFA Hillier Senior Cup semi-final with AFC Rushden & Diamonds before an alleged incident took place at half-time. Picture by Peter Short

Diamonds launch their own investigation after 'incident' during clash at Poppies

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have joined Northamptonshire Police and the Northamptonshire FA in launching an investigation following an “incident” in the tunnel at half-time during Tuesday's NFA Hillier Senior Cup semi-final clash at Kettering Town.
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Kettering Town's players and fans celebrate their penalty shoot-out success over AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Pictures by Peter Short

Ramshaw's delight as Poppies book a final place

John Ramshaw was delighted to see Kettering Town give their supporters an “occasion” to look forward to after they beat AFC Rushden & Diamonds to book a place in the NFA Hillier Senior Cup final.

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Kettering Town's players celebrate after their penalty shoot-out success over AFC Rushden & Diamonds at Latimer Park. Pictures by Peter Short

Poppies on the spot to beat Diamonds on a stormy night

Kettering Town were on the spot to beat AFC Rushden & Diamonds in a penalty shoot-out to book their place in the NFA Hillier Senior Cup final after the two teams battled out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Latimer Park.
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Royston Town v Kettering Town 2018. Picture by Peter Short.

Poppies give banning warning to fans over alleged trouble at Royston clash

Kettering Town FC say they will ban fans if necessary after allegations surrounding their 4-3 defeat at Royston.

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Ben Diamond scored one of the goals as AFC Rushden & Diamonds beat Kettering Town 3-2 in the BigFreeBet.com Challenge Cup earlier this season. The two teams meet again in the NFA Hillier Senior Cup semi-final at Latimer Park tonight. Picture by Peter Short

OPINION: Poppies v Diamonds - a big game or an unneeded side attraction?

I have no doubt that in the build-up to and the aftermath of tonight’s (Tuesday) NFA Hillier Senior Cup semi-final at Latimer Park, various debates will have been played out on social media.

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Marcus Law watches on during Kettering Town's 4-3 defeat to Royston Town at the weekend. Pictures by Peter Short

Poppies boss Law on the hunt for reinforcements

Marcus Law has confirmed he is actively looking for reinforcements for his Kettering Town squad to help fill the void left by an injury to midfielder Ben Milnes.

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'A crazy game' was how Marcus Law described his Kettering Town team's 4-3 defeat at Royston Town

Law disappointed as Poppies are undone in 'crazy game'

Marcus Law described Kettering Town’s 4-3 defeat at Royston Town as a “crazy game” as his team’s Evo-Stik South League Premier title hopes suffered a setback.

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Kettering Town manager Marcus Law

Poppies' title hopes are hit by defeat at Royston

Kettering Town’s title hopes in the Evo-Stik South League Premier suffered a blow as they slipped to a 4-3 defeat at Royston Town in a topsy-turvy encounter.
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Goalscorer Mathew Stevens (centre) is congratulated by Rene Howe and Aaron O'Connor after he gave the Poppies the lead in their 3-1 win over Biggleswade Town last weekend. Picture by Peter Short

Plenty of life in the title race as Poppies face up to a tough month

Kettering Town kick-off what could be a pivotal month in the race for the Evo-Stik South League Premier title and play-off places with a tricky trip to Royston Town tomorrow (Saturday).

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Ben Milnes is stretchered off with what turned out to be ankle ligament damage during Kettering Town's 3-1 victory over Biggleswade Town last weekend. Picture by Peter Short

'Massive blow' for Poppies as Milnes is ruled out

Ben Milnes is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering ankle ligament damage.

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In pictures: Action from Kettering Town’s win over Biggleswade

Kettering Town collected a valuable 3-1 win over Biggleswade at the weekend as they continued their push for promotion in the Evo-Stik South League Premier.

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Mathew Stevens shows his delight as he celebrates scoring Kettering Town's first goal in the 3-1 victory over Biggleswade Town at Latimer Park. Picture by Peter Short

Law lays down the gauntlet to his Poppies after Biggleswade success

Marcus Law piled the praise on his Kettering Town players after their 3-1 success over Biggleswade Town but then laid down the gauntlet to them ahead of what could be a pivotal month.

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Mathew Stevens celebrates after opening the scoring in Kettering Town's 3-1 victory over Biggleswade Town. Picture by Peter Short

Poppies see off Biggleswade to stay on top

Kettering Town maintained their place at the top of the Evo-Stik South League Premier after a 3-1 victory over Biggleswade Town at Latimer Park.

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