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Pressure is on as Poppies bid to bounce back

Marcus Law admits Kettering Town have put themselves under a bit of pressure as they get ready for a trip to Merthyr Town this weekend.

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Liam Bateman evades a challenge during Kettering Town's 1-1 draw with Kings Langley last weekend. Picture by Peter Short

Preparation is the key for Poppies boss Law

Preparation will be key for Kettering Town as they gear up for their trip to Merthyr Town this weekend, according to boss Marcus Law.

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Marcus Law had an angry exchange with a supporter following Kettering Town's 1-1 draw with Kings Langley at the weekend. Picture by Peter Short

Poppies boss Law apologises for fan exchange

Marcus Law has apologised followed his angry exchange with a supporter following Kettering Town’s 1-1 draw with Kings Langley at Latimer Park last weekend.

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Kettering Town boss Marcus Law pictured during a furious exchange with a fan after the 1-1 draw with Kings Langley at Latimer Park. Pictures by Peter Short

We can all be a manager at 5pm, says frustrated Poppies boss Law

Frustrations boiled over at Latimer Park yesterday (Saturday) after Kettering Town’s title hopes in the Evo-Stik South League Premier suffered a major blow as they drew 1-1 with lowly Kings Langley.

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Aaron O'Connor fired Kettering Town into an early lead against Kings Langley at Latimer Park. Pictures by Peter Short

VERDICT - Title hopes are hit as Poppies suffer a disastrous finish

A disastrous finish saw Kettering Town drop more vital points as their hopes of a title challenge in the Evo-Stik South League Premier suffered a dramatic blow after a 1-1 draw with lowly Kings Langley at Latimer Park.

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Mathew Stevens brought Kettering Town level at 2-2 with this strike at Basingstoke Town last weekend but a late goal condemned them to a 3-2 defeat. The Poppies will bid to bounce back against Kings Langley at Latimer Park this weekend. Picture by Peter Short

We must focus on ourselves, says Poppies boss Law

Kettering Town are back on home soil tomorrow (Saturday) and bidding to get back to winning ways.

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Michael Richens is set to be absent from the Kettering Town squad until March

Orrin's arrival comes at a good time for the Poppies

Kettering Town have boosted their ranks this week with the arrival of defender Orrin Pendley.

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Kettering Town's match at Tiverton Town has been postponed.

Poppies clash at Tiverton called off

Kettering Town's match at Tiverton Town tonight (Tuesday) has been postponed.

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Kettering Town suffered a third away defeat of the season at Basingstoke Town on Saturday and now face a long trek to Tiverton Town tonight. Picture by Peter Short

'Reserved approach' needed for Poppies' long trek

Marcus Law is hoping tonight’s (Tuesday) long trip to Tiverton Town will signal the start of “a more reserved approach” to long away trips for Kettering Town.
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Basingstoke Town's players celebrate one of their goals as Kettering Town slipped to a 3-2 defeat. Pictures by Peter Short

Law's concern as Poppies' travel sickness strikes again

Marcus Law revealed he, his staff and the Kettering Town players had a “long discussion” following their 3-2 defeat at Basingstoke Town.

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SATURDAY SPORT - Poppies knocked off the top while Diamonds are held

Kettering Town were knocked off top spot in the Evo-Stik South League Premier as they suffered a fourth defeat of the season when going down 3-2 at Basingstoke Town.

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Kettering Town boss Marcus Law has swooped to sign Peterborough United youngster Kyle Barker on loan

Poppies bring in Posh youngster Kyle

Kettering Town have signed Peterborough United youngster Kyle Barker on loan.

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Kettering Town went to the top of the Evo-Stik South League Premier on New Year's Day but now face two tough away games. Picture by Peter Short

Table-topping Poppies face up to two tough away trips

It was a question which, up until New Year’s Day, many at Kettering Town has preferred not to answer.
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Brett Solkhon was given a guard of honour by his team-mates and the King's Lynn Town players ahead of his 500th appearance for Kettering Town on New Year's Day. Picture by Peter Short

Law pays tribute to 'fantastic' Solkhon

Marcus Law paid tribute to Brett Solkhon after he made his 500th appearance for Kettering Town.

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Peterborough United frontman Mathew Stevens has had his loan deal at Kettering Town extended

Popular Stevens has his loan with Poppies extended

Mathew Stevens’ loan spell at Kettering Town has been extended.

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Marcus Law was a happy man as Kettering Town beat King's Lynn Town to move to the top of the league. Pictures by Peter Short

Law's delight at Poppies' 'tremendous fighting spirit'

Marcus Law praised his Kettering Town players for showing a “tremendous fighting spirit” as they kicked off the new year by moving to the top of the Evo-Stik South League Premier.

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The celebrations begin as Aaron O'Connor grabs the only goal of the game to give Kettering Town a 1-0 success over promotion rivals King's Lynn Town at Latimer Park. Pictures by Peter Short

VERDICT - Poppies slug it out to hit top spot

Kettering Town produced the grittiest of displays to confirm themselves as title contenders in the Evo-Stik South League Premier as they edged out King’s Lynn Town 1-0 at Latimer Park to move into top spot.
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Brett Solkhon will make his 500th appearance for Kettering Town if he features in the huge clash with King's Lynn Town on New Year's Day

The 500 club awaits for Poppies legend Solkhon

Brett Solkhon stands on the brink of hitting another huge personal milestone for Kettering Town and it could well arrive in their biggest game of the season so far.

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Kettering Town's players enjoyed a good Christmas period but now face a huge first test of 2018 when they take on leaders King's Lynn Town at Latimer Park today

Poppies and King's Lynn ready for a huge summit clash

The new year looks set to begin with a bang at Latimer Park on today (3pm) as Kettering Town entertain King’s Lynn Town in a top-of-the-table showdown.

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Marcus Law's Kettering Town have enjoyed two fine wins this week

Law delighted with Poppies' festive joy

Marcus Law hailed a “very good Christmas” for Kettering Town as they maintained their push for promotion with a 4-2 success at St Neots Town on Boxing Day.

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