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Magunda, James and Mace given opportunity to prove themselves

Leamington boss Paul Holleran has secured the services of Tom James, Joe Magunda and James Mace for the 2017/18 Conference North campaign.

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Former Brake Danny Newton this week completed a move from Tamworth to Stevenage.

Newton’s rise an inspiration to all non-league players - Holleran

Leamington boss Paul Holleran has paid tribute to former Brakes striker Danny Newton who this week achieved his dream of full-time football with League Two side Stevenage.

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Dan Quigley

Quigley is ideal replacement for Edwards, says Holleran

Leamington have moved swiftly to offset the loss of Jack Edwards by snapping up former King’s Lynn midfielder Dan Quigley.

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Junior English in friendly action for Worcester City against Brakes.

Brakes boss: English can be a big, big player for us

Brakes boss Paul Holleran has hailed the capture of Junior English as a “big, big signing for the club”.

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Jack Edwards has opted to make the switch to Solihull Moors.

Leamington sign Bishop, while Edwards makes move to Moors

Leamington’s Conference North preparations are gathering pace with former Notts County striker Colby Bishop moving to the Phillips 66 Community Stadium and Richard Taundry and Connor Gudger committing for the 2017/18 campaign.

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Stefan Moore

Moore steps up to coaching role at Brakes

Former Aston Villa striker Stefan Moore has accepted a coaching role at Leamington.

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Kurtis Revan is brought down and Brakes' season changes in an instant.

Holleran on the minute that changed everything

Paul Holleran admits Rob Thompson-Brown’s last-minute play-off final equaliser saved him a lot of soul searching.

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Joe Clarke

Midfielder Clarke swaps the Lambs for Leamington

Paul Holleran has completed his first signing of the close season, snapping up midfielder Joe Clarke after his release from Conference North rivals Tamworth.

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Brakes boss reflects on ‘a great way to end the season’

Leamington manager Paul Holleran said their Birmingham Senior Cup win had added gloss to what was already a pretty memorable campaign.

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Leamington celebrate after rounding off their promotion season with another piece of silverware at Molineux. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Grandstand finish for Leamington as Breeden shootout save wins them the Birmingham Senior Cup

Leamington added gloss to a memorable season by winning the Birmingham Senior Cup with a penalty shootout success over Wolves at Molineux,writes Paul Okey.

Football

Scott is looking up but North is not for certain

Leamington chairman Jim Scott says it is not a foregone conclusion that Brakes will be in the Conference North next season.

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Paul Holleran urges his players to keep their heads after Rob Thompson-Brown's last-gasp equaliser. Picture: Morris Troughton

The result was the only thing that mattered, says Holleran

Leamington boss Paul Holleran admitted the play-off final was not one for the purists but said he does not care, writes Paul Okey.

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Tony Breeden is congratulated by Ahmed Obeng after the final whistle. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Breeden elevates play-off final save to number one

Leamington keeper Tony Breeden was in no doubt his save from Lucas Kirkpatrick in the final minute of extra-time was the best of his career.

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Brakes celebrate promotion.

Baker-Richardson strikes to send Brakes up

Leamington returned to Step Two after a two-year absence following a dramatic extra-time victory over visitors Hitchin, writes Paul Okey.

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Ahmed Obeng shows his disappointment after being denied by Kings Langley Xavi Comas. Picture: Morris Troughton

Holleran calls on Brakes to be ruthless in their pursuit of runners-up spot

Leamington manager Paul Holleran was not too downhearted despite seeing his side’s title challenge petering out last Saturday with a 0-0 draw at home to Kings Langley.

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Ahmed Obeng ghosts in at the far post, only to see his shot saved by Xavi Comas. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Chippenham are almost out of sight as the play-offs loom into view for Leamington

Leamington drew a blank for a second successive Saturday to virtually extinguish their Southern Premier Division title hopes, writes Paul Okey.

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Tony Breeden is congratulated after winning a late penalty against Frome. However, Stefan Moore saw the resulting spot-kick saved. Picture: Morris Troughton

Holleran calls on Brakes to rediscover killer instinct

Leamington boss Paul Holleran says a lack of cutting edge and not pressure was to blame for Saturday’s defeat to Frome.

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Stefan Moore steps up to take Brakes injury-time penalty. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Chippenham extend their lead at the top as Brakes fail to hit the heights

With the summit in sight after a midweek win at Cinderford, Leamington found the rarefied air too much for them, slipping to a thoroughly demoralising home defeat, writes Paul Okey.

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Stefan Moore has boosted Brakes for the run-in by returning for a third spell.

More, more, Moore, Holleran likes it as Brakes get stronger

Paul Holleran believes the Leamington squad is the strongest it has been in his time at the club, writes Paul Okey.

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Jack Edwards in the thick of the action at Cinderford. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Nelmes Chips in to help title challenge

Brakes required an own goal from Cinderford skipper Josh Nelmes to negotiate a nervy encounter with the relegation strugglers at The Causeway that leaves them sitting three points behind leaders Chippenham with five games remaining, writes Paul Edwards.

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