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Alfreton Town march on in FA Cup after seeing off AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Alfreton Town finally hurdled the first obstacle in their 2017/18 FA Cup season when they won their Second Qualifying Round replay at AFC Rushden & Diamonds on Tuesday night, after recovering from a 0-2 setback in the original tie.

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Lee Clay shoots at goal. Picture by David Clark.

Clay Cross get revenge after dramatic last day

They say that revenge is sweet and it came no sweeter than on Saturday when Clay Cross Town played host to Collingham FC at Mill Lane.

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Shaun Harrad deflated as Matlock Town drop more points

Matlock Town’s Shaun Harrad is looking for three points on Tuesday after a disappointing encounter which saw his side take just the one point versus Marine.

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Staveley Miners Welfare FC v Worksop Town FC

Rawson is on target as Staveley tame the Tigers

A last-minute Kyle Jordan volley earned Worksop Town a point in a 1-1 draw at Staveley Miners’ Welfare.

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Alfreton Town manager, John McDermott.

Late leveller earns cup replay

Alfreton Town were given a massive scare by AFC Rushden and Diamonds in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup before fighting back to earn a replay with a late equaliser.

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Double delight as Matlock edge Mickleover contest

Double delight as Matlock edge Mickleover contest

The good news came early and late for Matlock Town fans as their side arrested their five game losing sequence with a much needed derby victory over Mickleover Sports on Tuesday night, writes Ian Richardson

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Pre-season friendly between Alfreton Town and Mansfield Town - Saturday July 29th 2017. Alfreton manager John McDermott. Picture: Chris Etchells

McDermott: Alfreton camp ‘full of belief’ after Brackley point

Alfreton Town and third placed Brackley Town fought out an entertaining 1-1 draw in dreadful weather conditions at the Impact Arena on Tuesday night in the Vanarama National League North.

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Hucknall v Clay Cross.
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Hucknall edge Clay Cross out of FA Vase

Clay Cross Town are out of the FA Vase after they were narrowly beaten 2-1 away at Hucknall Town.

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A desperate dive by Gainsborough keeper Henrich Ravas can't stop Brendon Daniels' free kick from giving Alfreton a four-goal lead.

“Fantastic” Reds hit four in first 25 minutes

Alfreton Town stormed into a four-goal lead within 25 minutes against Gainsborough Trinity at the lmpact Arena on Saturday, climbing to eighth spot in National League North after gaining ten points from their last four outings.

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Matlock Town  assistant manager, Glenn Kirkwood.

Phil Barnes’ retirement compounds ‘worst week’ for Matlock management duo

Glenn Kirkwood’s and Craig Hopkins’ “worst week” in football management was compounded last weekend when goalkeeper Phil Barnes told them he was hanging up his boots.

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Alfreton's Tom Platt.

Alfreton leave it late to clinch rare away win

Alfreton Town celebrated their first away victory since Nicky Law’s swansong in February on Tuesday night, leaving it late to overcome a vibrant Leamington side who had twice taken the lead.

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Clay Cross striker Aiden McTighe is the meat in the sandwich in an aerial challenge against Welbeck Lions. (PHOTO BY: Dave Clark)

Clay Cross tame Lions to tune up for big FA Vase tie

Convincing Clay Cross Town maintained their 100 per cent start to the new season to tune up for this Saturday’s big match in the Buildbase FA Vase.

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Ollerton Towns Sean Dickinson on the ball during the 1-1 draw with local-derby rivals, FC Bolsover. (PHOTO BY: DC Photography, Retford)

Ten-man Bolsover hold on to draw in derby duel with Ollerton

Honours were even and the points were shared when close rivals Ollerton Town and ten-man FC Bolsover continued their pleasing starts to the new season in a Toolstation Northern Counties East League, First Division derby.

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Heanor Town manager, Glen Clarence.

Heanor hoping fans can help them over Holbrook hurdle in Vase

Heanor Town are calling on fans to turn out in their numbers on Saturday and help them get their FA Vase campaign off to a winning start.

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Alfreton Town manager, John McDermott.

Own goal denies Reds victory

Alfreton Town picked up their first away point of the season in a 2-2 draw at Nuneaton Town — and were only denied a win by Tom Allan’s unfortunate own goal.

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Alfreton Town manager John McDermott
Picture: Chris Etchells

Alfreton boss delighted as Reds sign Cieron Keane

Alfreton Town have signed defender Cieron Keane from National League North rivals Kidderminster Harriers for the next two seasons.

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Matlock Town manager, Craig Hopkins.

‘It’s still early days and there is nothing in it yet’ - Craig Hopkins

What a difference a week has made for Matlock Town.

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Liam Hardy in action for Buxton

Hotshot Hardy the best in the league - McIntosh

Buxton boss Martin McIntosh believes he has got something no other team in the Evo-Stik Premier has in striker Liam Hardy.

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Alfreton Town manager John McDermott
Picture: Chris Etchells

Alfreton boss upbeat, despite defeat

The outcome might have had a familiar ring to it, but Alfreton Town showed a massive improvement in a 2-1 National League North defeat at Kidderminster Harriers on Saturday.

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RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea planning shock bid for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea planning shock bid for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy

Chelsea are planning a shock bid for Leicester and England striker Jamie Vardy. (Daily Mirror)

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