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Obeng is in the perfect position to fire Brakes to promotion

Leamington boss Paul Holleran says the loan signing of Callum Powell will allow Ahmed Obeng to wreak havoc in the closing stages of the campaign.

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Callum Powell slots home Leamington's second. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Holleran’s resurgent Leamington prove a real handful for Dorchester

Two weeks on from their home humbling at the hands of Slough, Leamington dished out a Southern League thrashing of their own to hapless Dorchester, writes Paul Okey.

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Darren Pond in the thick of the action at King's Lynn. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Brakes dig in to make a point at King’s Lynn

Brakes returned from the long trip to Norfolk with a point and a clean sheet which, after the previous Saturday’s result, represented some kind of a return to normality, writes Paul Edwards.

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Callum Powell in goalscoring action for Rugby Town.

Brakes bring in Wrexham AFC attacker on loan

Leamington have bolstered their attacking options with the loan signing of Callum Powell from Wrexham AFC.

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Brakes celebrate Courtney Baker-Richardson's match-winner in midweek. Picture: Tim Nunan

Holleran slams indiscipline and says it must not happen again

Paul Holleran pulled no punches after Saturday’s 6-0 thrashing at the hands of title rivals Slough Town, labelling it ‘embarrassing’.

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Courtney Baker-Richardson heads Brakes into the lead. Picture: Tim Nunan

Hood returns to give Leamington Senior Cup boost

Jamie Hood marked his return from injury with a goal as Leamington turned this Birmingham Senior Cup tie on its head in the last ten minutes to reach the semi-final, writes Paul Edwards.

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Ryan Rowe pushes Nathan Webb to the floor to earn the first of two red cards for Brakes on Saturday. Picture: Morris Troughton

Two off as Slough go to Town on Brakes

Brakes’ long stint as Southern League Premier Division leaders came to a shuddering halt as they were humbled by a Slough Town side who emphatically ended their poor recent run of results to firmly re-establish their own promotion credentials, writes Paul Edwards.

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Joe Magunda has impressed after stepping into defence to cover for the injured Jamie Hood.  Steven Prouse/KBO Photography

Holleran not taking Slough challenge lightly despite rivals’ slump in form

Leamington manager Paul Holleran is not writing off Slough’s title chances despite them having slipped off the pace in the Southern Premier Division.

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Neale Perry

Shearsby pays glowing tribute to ‘true legend and gent’ Perry

Barry Shearsby has paid tribute to former Brakes team-mate Neale Perry who died in Myton Hospice on Monday January 16 after a battle with cancer.

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Play comes to a halt at the Phillips 66 Community Stadium as a section of the floodlights go out. Picture: Tim Nunan

Western Power put spotlight on Brakes for abandonment

Western Power Distribution has blamed “an internal fault at the football club” for the problem which caused a second successive Leamington Tuesday evening game to be abandoned.

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Play grinds to a halt at the Phillips 66 after a power outage caused a partial floodlight failure.

Holleran has sympathy for Kettering contingent

Leamington boss Paul Holleran had plenty of sympathy for Kettering Town after the abandonment of Tuesday evening’s match.

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Ahmed Obeng goes down in the box under a challenge from Liam Bateman. Picture: Tim Nunan

Brakes blow a fuse after being denied a penalty and falling behind

It was a familiar story on Tuesday evening as Brakes fell behind only to see a power outage and partial floodlight failure end proceedings before half-time, writes Paul Okey.

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Courtney Baker-Richardson (partially obscured) heads home Leamington's opener from Richard Taundry's cross. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leamington take time to find their cutting edge

They may not have had anything to show for a superb first-half showing but Leamington eventually got their reward on Saturday to record their first league win since December 17, writes Paul Okey.

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Jordan Goddard in action during his first spell at Leamington.

Holleran pins faith in Godd first impression

Paul Holleran is hoping Jordan Goddard can recapture the form he showed at the start of his first spell at Leamington after re-signing the midfielder from Halesowen Town.

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Connor Gudger digs the ball out to send in a cross for Courtney Baker-Richardson to convert. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leamington rediscover their verve despite being held by Chippenham

Brakes produced a vastly improved performance in an entertaining clash with their fellow promotion-chasers at a misty Phillips 66 Community Stadium, with Paul Holleran noting encouraging signs of a return to their early season swagger, writes Paul Edwards.

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James Mace in action at Banbury. Picture: Steven Prouse/KBO Photography

Belief remains for Brakes despite their derby despair

Paul Holleran says he will not allow negativity to creep in despite a winless festive period.

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Paul Holleran watches on as Leamington slip to an injury-time defeat at Banbury. Pictures: Steven Prouse

Holleran accuses Banbury manager of a ‘real lack of class’

Leamington manager Paul Holleran has reacted angrily to comments made by his Banbury United counterpart Mike Ford in the run-up to last Monday’s derby.

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James Mace tidies up after a threatening run from Banbury's Marvin Asiedu Ofosu. Pictures: David Prouse/KBO Photography

The new year starts with a whimper for lacklustre Leamington

Leamington suffered a sickening defeat to kick off 2017, with Banbury scoring the only goal of the game with just 12 seconds of second-half injury time remaining, writes Paul Okey.

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Richard Gregory receives the congratulations after scoring against his former club. Picture: Morris Troughton

A lack of bravery cost us two points, admits Brakes boss

Leamington boss Paul Holleran blamed a lack of courage for his side’s inability to make the most of their extra man against Stratford.

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Richard Gregory celebrates scoring against his former club. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Tulloch’s red fuels Stratford fightback

A poor second-half performance from Leamington saw their south Warwickshire neighbours Stratford Town take a deserved share of the spoils from this Boxing Day derby clash, writes Paul Edwards.

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