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Garnett ‘could not have asked anymore from Nailers squad’

Belper Town caretaker boss Wynne Garnett couldn’t have asked any more from the players in Saturday’s win over Loughborough Dynamo.

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Buxton FC v Grantham, keeper Kieran Preston denies Liam Hardy

Misfiring Buxton can have no complaints - McIntosh

Martin McIntosh says he can have no complaints after his Buxton side were beaten by high-flying Grantham Town.

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Hucknall Town manager, Andy Graves.

Graves closing in on front man

Hucknall Town boss Andy Graves could have a new striker in his ranks for when the Yellows next take to the pitch - but remains patient in his pursuit of the right player.

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Harworth goalkeeper Steve Wibberley makes a brave save at the feet of Clay Cross Towns Joel Holland. (PHOTO BY: David Clark)

Clay Cross hit for six in cup calamity at Harworth

The alarming decline of Clay Cross Town plumbed new depths when they crashed to a 6-0 defeat at Harworth Colliery in the Third Round of the Central Midlands League Cup.

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Tom Allan scored for Alfreton Town.
PHOTO: Mark Fear

Reds relieved to stop the rot

Relieved Alfreton Town boss John McDermott labelled his side’s performance in the National League North 2-1 win at Telford United as the best of the season.

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Selston knocked out of Notts Senior Cup after extra-time defeat at Gedling MW

Selston knocked out of Notts Senior Cup after extra-time defeat at Gedling MW

Selston were knocked out of the Notts Senior Cup at the second round stage after defeat to Gedling MV.

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Alfreton Town manager, John McDermott.

Alfreton Town boss blasts his players for ‘embarrassing club’

Alfreton Town boss says he has been embarrassed by his players after they slumped to their fourth straight defeat.

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Matlock Town joint managers, Craig Hopkins left, and Glenn Kirkwood.

‘We must roll up our sleeves and play for Matlock Town’

Glenn Kirkwood labelled Matlock’s 3-0 home defeat to Nantwich Town as both a disaster and a surprise and says only hard work will improve their fortunes in a season of underachievement so far.

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Harris leads Hasland Ladies to victory

Harris leads Hasland Ladies to victory

Hasland CFC Ladies had a thrilling 2-1 win over Wirksworth Colts.

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Clay Cross Towns Ben Goodwin is challenged by Dinnington Towns Matt Bradley during Saturdays goalless draw. (PHOTO BY: David Clark)

Clay Cross denied by ten men in first blank for 14 months

It must have been tempting fate when Clay Cross Town’s matchday programme notes reminded supporters that their team always managed to score, whatever the result.

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Kieran Watson, who scored Shirebrooks only goal, from the penalty spot.

Shirebrook’s unbeaten run ended by Ollerton

Promotion-chasing Shirebrook Town’s recent unbeaten run was brought to an end by a 2-1 defeat against close neighbours, Ollerton Town, in Division One of the Toolstation Northern Counties East League.

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Bradley Wood's penalty is saved by York City 'keeper Adam Bartlett to deny Alfreton Town a share of the spoils. (PHOTO BY: Anne Shelley)

Two penalties and sending-off leave beaten Alfreton so frustrated

A tale of two penalties and a sending-off sentenced Alfreton Town to a 3-2 defeat at home to York City in the Vanarama National League North -- and left manager John McDermott overflowing with frustration.

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Craig Westcarr scored for Alfreton Town in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy last season.

Reds to meet former winners in FA Trophy

Alfreton Town have been handed a challenging draw in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy.

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Shirebrook boss Camm predicts ‘difficult’ derby with Ollerton

Shirebrook boss Camm predicts ‘difficult’ derby with Ollerton

Shirebrook Town manager Rob Camm will not be underestimating Ollerton Town in Saturday’s derby.

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Alfreton plan tributes on Remembrance Day

Alfreton Town have confirmed details for Remembrance Day this Saturday in the fixture against York City.

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Matlock Town joint manager Glenn Kirkwood.

Kirkwood stays positive as Nantwich lie in wait

Joint-boss Glenn Kirkwood remains upbeat about the rest of the season for Matlock Town despite an inconsistent opening that sees them lie in 17th spot and out of both the FA Cup and FA Trophy at the opening stage.

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Clay Cross Town's Joel Holland (left) in a midfield tussle. (PHOTO BY: David Clark)

Hammer-blow for Clay Cross in local derby at revived Renishaw

The short journey to Renishaw Rangers proved to be a hazardous one for Clay Cross Town, who suffered another hammer-blow to their hopes of honours in the Central Midlands League’s North Division.

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Alfreton Town manager, John McDermott.

Lady Luck not smiling on Alfreton, says McDermott

Alfreton Town boss John McDermott lamented his side’s luck after a narrow defeat away at National League North leaders Salford City on Saturday.

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Matlock Town manager, Craig Hopkins.

Craig Hopkins insists Matlock Town’s season is not over

Joint boss Craig Hopkins scoffed at claims from some Matlock Town fans on social media that the season is over.

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Clay Cross goalscorer Lee Clay (left) in a tussle with Jordan Curtis, of opponents Lincoln Moorlands Railway. (PHOTO BY: David Clark)

Shock setback to Clay Cross Town’s title challenge

Stunned Clay Cross Town suffered their second defeat inside 48 hours to damage their hopes of pushing for the title in the Central Midlands League’s North Division.

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