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Leamington prepare for league finale with a final

Paul Holleran was delighted with the application of his side after they beat a young Walsall outfit to reach the final of the Birmingham Senior Cup.

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Ben Nicholson's header gave Southam their first goal in 19 hours but there was a bit of fortune about the award. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Welcome stroke of luck helps Southam United break their long goal drought

In the end, Southam’s first goal in almost 19 hours of football probably never crossed the line, with manager Alex Baird admitting Ben Nicholson’s header was cleared by a Lichfield City defender in the nick of time.

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Martin Slevin

Sporting underline title credentials at Racing Club

Racing Club Warwick were clinicially brushed aside in 15 first-half minutes by unbeaten Midland League Division One leaders Bromsgrove Sporting on Tuesday evening.

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Jack Edwards takes advantage of Jack Smith's slip-up and below, rewards himself with a drop of the black stuff. Pictures: Morris Troughton.

Rampant Brakes go to town on Dunstable

Leamington eased to a comfortable win over a youthful Dunstable side on Saturday to stretch their unbeaten Southern League Premier sequence to nine games, writes Paul Okey.

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New Brakes signing Kurtis Revan.

Leamington are in it to win it with new Linnet

Leamington have boosted their options for the run-in with the signing of former King’s Lynn winger Kurtis Revan.

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Dan Brierley's shot hits the post via the head of Bolehall keeper Matt Hill. Picture: Morris Troughton

Struggling Southam are still finding goals and points elusive

Southam went into this game off the back of an improved performance against Bromsgrove Sporting but although they battled hard, the elusive goals and points again did not materialise.

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Bobby Hancocks, far left.

Southam United lose a ‘true gent’ in Hancocks

Southam United club president and stalwart Bobby Hancocks died on Tuesday, aged 80.

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Jamie Hood gets up to clear the danger on another quiet day for Brakes keeper Tony Breeden.  Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran stoked by Town victory as Leamington maintain pressure on Chippenham

Paul Holleran declared himself satisfied as Leamington negotiated another tricky hurdle to ramp up their pursuit of Chippenham Town at the top of the Evostik Southern League Premier Division, writes Paul Edwards.

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Rob Thompson-Brown fired home Brakes' third against Kettering Town. Picture: Tim Nunan

Brakes outwit St Neots and Kettering to cut the deficit at the top

Leamington boss Paul Holleran produced a tactical masterclass to lead his side to maximum points from back to back home games, cutting the gap to Chippenham at the top of the Southern Premier Division to four points.

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A late free-kick from Alex Price rescued a point for Racing Club Warwick at home to Pershore.

Price free-kick salvages a point for Racing Club

Racing Club Warwick and Pershore Town slogged out an entertaining 3-3 Midland League Division One draw on a very wet and heavy pitch at Townsend Meadow.

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Ahmed Obeng goes down under the challenge of Jack Kelly to earn Brakes a second-half penalty. Picture: Tim Nunan

Leamington power past Poppies to cut the gap at the top

Leamington negotiated a potential banana skin on Tuesday night to move to within four points of the Southern Premier League summit, writes Paul Okey.

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Southam United players hang their heads after another Bromsgrove Sporting goal goes in. Picture: Morris Troughton

Three goals in five minutes condemn Saints to another heavy loss

League leaders Sporting came away with a comfortable win to maintain their unbeaten record despite an improved performance from Saints.

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Richard Gregory, scorer of Brakes' second goal, tries his luck with an ambitious effort from the edge of the box. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Gregory’s goal seals routine victory

Leamington made it 13 points from 15 with a no-fuss win at home to relegation-threatened St Neots on Saturday, writes Paul Okey.

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Connor Gudger goes in for a challenge with Ollie Snaith at Cambridge City last Saturday. Picture: Sally Ellis

Brakes climb to second as boss calls for a rise in standards

Leamington climbed back to second in the Southern Premier League thanks to four points in four days.

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Jake Brown scored Racing Club's second in their 2-1 win at Bolehall.

Memories of Hinckley thrashing quickly banished by Racing Club

Racing Club Warwick went to Tamworth looking for a big response following their late collapse against Hinckley and came away with the three points after a solid showing.

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Harry Gardiner

Baird is forced to apologise for sorry Southam

A limp display on the artificial surface at Evans Park saw Southam slump to a 7-0 defeat at Stafford Town on Saturday, prompting Saints boss Alex Baird to apologise to his opposite number for his side’s inability to make the game any sort of contest.

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Courtney Baker-Richardson shows off his blow football skills. Picture: Sally Ellis

Breeden leads by example as Brakes draw at Cambridge

Brakes picked up another useful point on the road against a Cambridge City side battling to escape the bottom four, writes Paul Edwards.

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Ahmed Obeng is just beaten to the ball by Dorchester keeper Shane Murphy. Picture: Morris Troughton

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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Martin Slevin was again successful from the spot for Racing Club.

Racing Club stem losing run with draw at City

Racing Club Warwick bounced back from successive Midlands League Division One defeats with a plucky 2-2 draw at Lichfield City.

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