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Reunion to be held for members and players from former Warwick football club

A Southam resident who used to play for a football club in Warwick is holding a reunion to bring all his old team-mates back together.

Paul Holleran has called for his side to be more pragmatic as they chase a first home point.

Brakes are homing in on their first points at the Phillips 66

Leamington boss Paul Holleran is backing his side to break their home hoodoo against Bradford Park Avenue tomorrow but says it might need a change of mindset to do so.

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Ciaran Houston evades a challenge. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leaders make the most of Cole red to ease past Town

Ten-man Whitnash lost ground on the Coventry Alliance Premier Division leaders after an afternoon to forget at Rugby Road.

Racers manager Scott Easterlow says there is a feelgood factor around the club after thanks to their recent form.

Dramatic injury-time victory boosts Racers ahead of Vase tie

Racing Club Warwick manager Scott Easterlow says Saturday’s FA Vase tie at home to Coventry Copsewood has come at just the right time for his buoyant side.

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Colby Bishops heads home Brakes' opener. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Cup cheer as Bishop makes the difference

Brakes snatched FA Cup victory right at the death against dogged Midland League opponents Westfields just as a replay began to look inevitable, writes Paul Edwards.

Colby Bishop is congratulated after breaking the deadlock. Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran: Display was worlds apart from Highgate low

Leamington boss Paul Holleran praised a “functional” performance from his side after two late goals saw off Midland League Premier Division side Westfields in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Jack Edwards is back at Leamington and back among the goals.

Edwards is back where he belongs

Jack Edwards says a need to be loved was behind his return to Leamington.

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Loanee Charley Edge battles for the ball at Curzon. Picture: Sally Ellis

Edwards salvages a point for Brakes at Curzon Ashton

Paul Holleran was encouraged by more positive signs that his team are moving in the right direction as Brakes picked up a creditable point on Tameside on Monday evening, just 48 hours after their battling display at Darlington, writes Paul Edwards.

Tony Breeden shows a safe pair of hands despite the torrential rain. Picture: Sally Ellis

Resilient Leamington make clean getaway

Brakes returned from their long trip north with a very well-earned point and a first clean sheet of the season as they frustrated their illustrious hosts with a battling team performance and came very close to snatching a win at the death, writes Paul Edwards.

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Adam Knight scored a hat-trick as Racing Club Warwick eased through in the FA Vase.

Knight hat-trick puts Racers further on the road to Wembley

Racing Club Warwick secured an FA Vase second qualifying round tie at home to Coventry Copsewood after an emphatic win which had manager Scott Easterlow purring.

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Stefan Moore wheels away after scoring Brakes second in midweek. Picture: Tim Nunan

Leamington are feeling the pace as tough schedule takes its toll

Leamington manager Paul Holleran says an already difficult task is being made much harder by a brutal fixture schedule.

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Preston North End, 1888-89

QUIZ: A slice of football history

It was 129 years ago today, the first-ever series of fixtures was played in the English Football League.

Luke Wilson, seen here in action for Southam, scored Whitnash's second.

Whitnash continue to set the pace in Alliance

Whitnash Town remain two points clear at the top of the Coventry Alliance Premier Division after a comfortable 4-0 victory over visitors Ambleside.

Tony Breeden slams home Brakes' opener from the spot.

Home comforts in short supply as Town strike late

Brakes suffered late anguish on Tuesday night as Alfreton snatched all three points with an 88th-minute Tom Platt strike, writes Paul Okey.

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Racers' Luke Church shows his frustration after missing a good chance. Picture: Morris Troughton

One step forward, two steps back for Racing Club Warwick

A healthy crowd witnessed Racing Club Warwick’s worst Midland League Division One display of the season as they crashed to a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of a much-improved Heather St John’s outfit.

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The Leamington players celebrate with their fans after Colby Bishop put them 2-0 up. Pictures: Sally Ellis

A united Brakes rise from the depths

Leamington turned their recent form upside down as they earned a hard-working and deserved three points on their first visit to the splendid Broadhurst Park home of FC United of Manchester, writes Paul Edwards.

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Ahmed Obeng limped off during Saturday's 3-2 defeat to Stockport County.

Holleran pins the blame on individuals for his side’s woes

A fourth successive defeat on Saturday dropped Leamington into the National League North relegation zone.

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Joseph Wright scored Whitnash's goal in their draw with Copsewood.

Whitnash come from behind to take over at top

Whitnash Town moved two points clear at the top of the Coventry Alliance Premier Division in midweek courtesy of a battling 3-2 win at newly promoted Dunlop.

Rob Thompson-Brown collects the ball after scoring from the spot.

Afternoon to forget as County strike late

Leamington crashed to a fourth successive National League North defeat on an ugly afternoon at the Phillips 66 Community Stadium.

Brakes need to pick themselves up at home to Stockport County.

Leamington needs to be a fortress - Holleran

After the optimism of their win at Gainsborough Trinity on the opening day, Leamington have come back down to earth with three successive defeats.

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