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AFC Warwick’s fightback comes to nothing against Westlea Wanderers

Westlea Wanderers were given a scare before swatting aside AFC Warwick in the fourth round of the Unison Challenge Cup.

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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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Marc Passey, right, was on target for Midland Rangers in their 3-0 win over Leek Wootton.

Berry brace heaps further misery on Wellesbourne as they bow out of cup

Wellesbourne’s sorry season took a turn for the worse last Sunday when they were dumped out in the third round of the Unison Challenge Cup by Division Three outfit Wroxton.

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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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Darren Pond in the thick of the action at King's Lynn. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Brakes dig in to make a point at King’s Lynn

Brakes returned from the long trip to Norfolk with a point and a clean sheet which, after the previous Saturday’s result, represented some kind of a return to normality, writes Paul Edwards.

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Callum Powell in goalscoring action for Rugby Town.

Brakes bring in Wrexham AFC attacker on loan

Leamington have bolstered their attacking options with the loan signing of Callum Powell from Wrexham AFC.

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A Calum Yeates goal proved in vain as Murphys Bar were knocked out of the George Dutton Cup by Kenilworth Town Rangers.

Four-midable Ratcliffe helps Rangers to spring a George Dutton Cup shock

Division Two strugglers Kenilworth Town Rangers pulled off a shock in the second round of the George Dutton Cup by knocking out top-flight side Murphy’s Bar.

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Brakes celebrate Courtney Baker-Richardson's match-winner in midweek. Picture: Tim Nunan

Holleran slams indiscipline and says it must not happen again

Paul Holleran pulled no punches after Saturday’s 6-0 thrashing at the hands of title rivals Slough Town, labelling it ‘embarrassing’.

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Dominic Olney's long throw almost produced a way back into the game for Southam.

Baird apologises to fans after Southam’s second-half collapse

With manager Alex Baird continuing to reshape his squad, Saints travelled to Nuneaton in optimistic mood but came away with their tails between their legs after another heavy defeat.

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Courtney Baker-Richardson heads Brakes into the lead. Picture: Tim Nunan

Hood returns to give Leamington Senior Cup boost

Jamie Hood marked his return from injury with a goal as Leamington turned this Birmingham Senior Cup tie on its head in the last ten minutes to reach the semi-final, writes Paul Edwards.

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Ryan Rowe pushes Nathan Webb to the floor to earn the first of two red cards for Brakes on Saturday. Picture: Morris Troughton

Two off as Slough go to Town on Brakes

Brakes’ long stint as Southern League Premier Division leaders came to a shuddering halt as they were humbled by a Slough Town side who emphatically ended their poor recent run of results to firmly re-establish their own promotion credentials, writes Paul Edwards.

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Joe Magunda has impressed after stepping into defence to cover for the injured Jamie Hood.  Steven Prouse/KBO Photography

Holleran not taking Slough challenge lightly despite rivals’ slump in form

Leamington manager Paul Holleran is not writing off Slough’s title chances despite them having slipped off the pace in the Southern Premier Division.

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Heath Hayes keeper Mark Wiggins is out bravely to deny Wade Malley. Picture: Morris Troughton

Racing Club suffer setback against Heath Hayes

Racing Club Warwick’s fine run of form, which had taken them up to fourth in the Midland League Division One, came to an abrupt halt with a 3-1 defeat at home to Heath Hayes.

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Neale Perry

Shearsby pays glowing tribute to ‘true legend and gent’ Perry

Barry Shearsby has paid tribute to former Brakes team-mate Neale Perry who died in Myton Hospice on Monday January 16 after a battle with cancer.

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Leamington Hibs christened their new kit, supplied by the Green Man pub in Leamington, by beating Heathcote Athletic 10-0.

Proctor’s magnificent seven eases Leamington Hibernian past Heathcote

Leamington Hibernian eased into the fourth round of the Unison Challenge Cup with a 10-0 victory over Heathcote Athletic.

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A rush of blood from James Keller turned Saints clash with Atherstone on its head.  Picture: Morris Troughton

Saints’ misery continues as two see red in another heavy defeat

With the pitch passed playable following a morning inspection, Southam’s new manager Alex Baird sent out his side with two new signings and three youngsters from the under-18 development team.

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Play comes to a halt at the Phillips 66 Community Stadium as a section of the floodlights go out. Picture: Tim Nunan

Western Power put spotlight on Brakes for abandonment

Western Power Distribution has blamed “an internal fault at the football club” for the problem which caused a second successive Leamington Tuesday evening game to be abandoned.

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Play grinds to a halt at the Phillips 66 after a power outage caused a partial floodlight failure.

Holleran has sympathy for Kettering contingent

Leamington boss Paul Holleran had plenty of sympathy for Kettering Town after the abandonment of Tuesday evening’s match.

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Ahmed Obeng goes down in the box under a challenge from Liam Bateman. Picture: Tim Nunan

Brakes blow a fuse after being denied a penalty and falling behind

It was a familiar story on Tuesday evening as Brakes fell behind only to see a power outage and partial floodlight failure end proceedings before half-time, writes Paul Okey.

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