PICTURE SPECIAL: Poppies defeat Alfreton

Kettering Town ended a run of nine games without a win in the Vanarama National League North by beating Alfreton Town 2-1 at Latimer Park.

Sunday, 15th September 2019, 6:44 pm
Kettering Town v Alfreton Town

Early goals from Dan Nti and Marcus Kelly ultimately proved decisive as the Poppies went on to claim a much-needed three points and photographer Peter Short was on hand to capture the action.

Dan Nti was brought down to earn the Poppies a penalty after just 23 seconds
Dan Nti picked himself up to score from the penalty spot and give Kettering the lead

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Dan Nti takes the congratulations after he gave his team an early advantage
Marcus Kelly's shot finds the net to make it 2-0 to the Poppies
Marcus Kelly soaks in the applause after his goal
Alfreton's Amari Morgan-Smith pulled a goal back for his team just before half-time
Gary Stohrer battles for possession
Aaron O'Connor was back in the Kettering team but was denied on this occasion
Goalmouth action at Latimer Park
Having been substituted late on and leaving the pitch on the opposite side to the dugouts, Lindon Meikle made his way through the crowd much to the delight of the Poppies fans