PICTURE SPECIAL: Kettering Town 2 AFC Telford United 1

Kettering Town opened their Vanarama National League North campaign with a dramatic 2-1 victory over AFC Telford United at Latimer Park.

Saturday, 3rd August 2019, 9:36 pm
Lindon Meikle gets on the ball for the Poppies

Nicky Eaden's team came back from a goal down to clinch their win, which was made all-the-more impressive after they were reduced to 10 men and goalkeeper Paul White produced a magnificent penalty save. Photographer Peter Short was on hand to capture all the action.

The queues build up outside Latimer Park ahead of the opening day of the season
Steph Morley's fine free-kick finds the net to give AFC Telford United the lead

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Joel Carta heads off to celebrate after he brought the Poppies level
Paul White tips Aaron Williams' penalty onto the crossbar
Poppies goalkeeper Paul White shows his delight after saving Aaron Williams' spot-kick
Dan Nti scores Kettering's winner in the 88th minute
The Poppies fans show their delight as Dan Nti heads off to celebrate the winning goal
Captain Michael Richens leads the applause for the home fans after the final whistle
The Kettering players share one final moment on the pitch following their opening-day win over AFC Telford United