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Paul Holland takes on Long Eaton academy role

Former Ilkeston FC boss Paul Holland has accepted a role as Long Eaton United’s head of football development which will begin next season.

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Matlock Town  assistant manager, Glenn Kirkwood.

Kirkwood: ‘Third spot means nothing at this stage of the season’

Joint boss Glenn Kirkwood says Matlock Town’s third place means absolutely nothing right now.

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One of Clay Crosss scorers, George Slack, heads for goal during their 6-0 rout of Newark Town.

Marvellous Millers leapfrog Bolsover at top of table

The thrilling title duel between arch rivals Clay Cross Town and FC Bolsover took another twist in the Central Midlands League’s North Division on Saturday.

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Terry Kennedy suffered a serious injury as Alfreton lost 5-0 at Curzon Ashton.  PHOTO: MARK FEAR - MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY.

Serious injury rocks Reds in five-goal loss

Alfreton Town suffered their heaviest defeat for almost two years ago as they were beaten 5-0 at Curzon Ashton.

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Chesterfield Sunday League Division Three leaders FC Badger (red) were beaten 3-0 at home by title rivals Red Lion Whitt Moor.

Lion roar to keep title dream alive

Red Lion Whitt Moor narrowed the gap at the top of Chesterfield Sunday League Division Three to four points with a 3-0 win at table-toppers FC Badger.

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Kennedy stretchered off as Reds are hammered at Curzon

Alfreton Town had defender Terry Kennedy stretched off with a broken collar bone after just 11 minutes and lost another player to injury before going on to lose 5-0 in this afternoon’s Vanarama National League North defeat at Curzon Ashton.

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Matlock Town v Corby, joint manager Craig Hopkins

Hopkins delighted with Matlock Town points haul as play-off race hots up

Four points from two difficult away trips cheered Gladiators joint boss Craig Hopkins ahead to this weekend’s home meeting with Marine.

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Matlock Town man-of-the-match Dwayne Wiley

Matlock Town battle to point at in-form Grantham Town

Matlock returned from form team Grantham Town with a hard earned and deserved 0-0 draw.

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Russ O'Neill is still searching for a first win as Alfreton Town boss.

Alfreton Town held to third successive draw as O’Neill waits for first win

It was a third successive home draw for Alfreton Town in the Vanarama National League North after they drew 0-0 with Brackley Town on Tuesday night.

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Two goals from Ant Lynam helped title-chasing Clay Cross Town to their eighth consecutive victory.

Waterlogged pitches decimate Central Midlands League programme

For the first time this season, the weather took a grip on the Central Midlands League programme, and only two of the 16 matches survived on a day of waterlogged pitches.

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Liam Hearn hits injury-time goal to rescue point for Alfreton

Perseverance was the key to Alfreton Town salvaging a point against high-flying Stockport County at the lmpact Arena on Saturday.

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Hearn’s late goal earns Reds a point

Alfreton left it late to earn a point against Stockport County on Saturday at the Impact Arena.

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Dinanga hits a late winner to secure Matlock victory

Prolific striker Marcus Dinanga struck an 89th minute winner as Matlock Town won 3-2 at Rushall Olympic on Saturday.

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Kirkwood heaps praise on Matlock Town players after cup win

Kirkwood heaps praise on Matlock Town players after cup win

Matlock Town joint boss Glenn Kirkwood was over the moon following a great few days for the club.

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Marcus Dinanga hit a hat-trick

Paul Clayton penalty miss sends Matlock Town into Derbyshire Senior Cup final

Paul Clayton missed the decisive spot-kick as Matlock Town knocked Derbyshire Senior Cup holders Alfreton Town out of this season’s competition at the semi-final stage after winning 5-4 on penalties.

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Callum Dovison, one of the few Clay Cross players who didn't score, holds  off a challenge from Dinnington's Tom Eccleston.

Clinical Clay Cross score 13 in a procession of goals

No fewer than EIGHT players got on the scoresheet as title-chasing Clay Cross Town demolished Dinnington Town to the tune of 13-0.

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A goalmouth scramble during Shirebrook Towns 2-1 victory against bottom-of-the-table Nostell Miners Welfare.

Wasteful Shirebrook hold on against bottom team

It wasn’t as easy as might have been expected -- but Shirebrook Town at least pocketed three important points when hosting bottom-of-the-table Nostell Miners Welfare on Saturday.

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SLIDESHOW: Gainsborough Trinity 0-2 Alfreton Town - in pictures

Nicky Law was given an emotional farewell by Alfreton Town fans at Gainsborough on Saturday, every one of them lining up to shake hands and hug their manager, who was leaving the club after a highly successful 10-year tenure.

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Alfreton Town manager Nicky Law says goodbye to the fans after his last game, a 2-0 win at Gainsborough Trinity. 

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Emotional Nicky Law bows out at Alfreton Town with farewell win

Departing manager Nicky Law was reduced to tears by the fans’ reaction as he guided Alfreton Town to victory in his final match in charge.

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Starlet Wood pleased to have chosen Matlock

Harry Wood has said that signing for Matlock Town was the correct decision after becoming one of the club’s youngest ever players.

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