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Dramatic injury-time victory boosts Racers ahead of Vase tie

Racing Club Warwick manager Scott Easterlow says Saturday’s FA Vase tie at home to Coventry Copsewood has come at just the right time for his buoyant side.

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Jack Edwards is back at Leamington and back among the goals.

Edwards is back where he belongs

Jack Edwards says a need to be loved was behind his return to Leamington.

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Tony Breeden shows a safe pair of hands despite the torrential rain. Picture: Sally Ellis

Resilient Leamington make clean getaway

Brakes returned from their long trip north with a very well-earned point and a first clean sheet of the season as they frustrated their illustrious hosts with a battling team performance and came very close to snatching a win at the death, writes Paul Edwards.

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Adam Knight scored a hat-trick as Racing Club Warwick eased through in the FA Vase.

Knight hat-trick puts Racers further on the road to Wembley

Racing Club Warwick secured an FA Vase second qualifying round tie at home to Coventry Copsewood after an emphatic win which had manager Scott Easterlow purring.

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Stefan Moore wheels away after scoring Brakes second in midweek. Picture: Tim Nunan

Leamington are feeling the pace as tough schedule takes its toll

Leamington manager Paul Holleran says an already difficult task is being made much harder by a brutal fixture schedule.

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Tony Breeden slams home Brakes' opener from the spot.

Home comforts in short supply as Town strike late

Brakes suffered late anguish on Tuesday night as Alfreton snatched all three points with an 88th-minute Tom Platt strike, writes Paul Okey.

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Racers' Luke Church shows his frustration after missing a good chance. Picture: Morris Troughton

One step forward, two steps back for Racing Club Warwick

A healthy crowd witnessed Racing Club Warwick’s worst Midland League Division One display of the season as they crashed to a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of a much-improved Heather St John’s outfit.

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The Leamington players celebrate with their fans after Colby Bishop put them 2-0 up. Pictures: Sally Ellis

A united Brakes rise from the depths

Leamington turned their recent form upside down as they earned a hard-working and deserved three points on their first visit to the splendid Broadhurst Park home of FC United of Manchester, writes Paul Edwards.

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Ahmed Obeng limped off during Saturday's 3-2 defeat to Stockport County.

Holleran pins the blame on individuals for his side’s woes

A fourth successive defeat on Saturday dropped Leamington into the National League North relegation zone.

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Brakes need to pick themselves up at home to Stockport County.

Leamington needs to be a fortress - Holleran

After the optimism of their win at Gainsborough Trinity on the opening day, Leamington have come back down to earth with three successive defeats.

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Racing Club Warwick go 3-1 up after a defender heads into his own net under pressure from Adam Knight. Picture: Morris Troughton

Knight brace sets Racers on their way to first league win

Racing Club held on to claim their first three points of the season against their newly relegated visitors.

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Rob Thompson-Brown lets fly for Brakes but he can only find the side netting. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leamington hand three points to Southport

A defensive howler from Joe Magunda condemned Brakes to a second successive home league defeat on Saturday, writes Paul Okey.

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Swansea-bound Courtney Baker-Richardson.

Courtney’s Swansea switch ‘not ideal timing’

Paul Holleran admits Courtney Baker-Richardson’s move to Swansea City has come at the worst possible time.

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Martin Slevin scored Racing Club's opener at Bolehall.

Racing Club are twice pegged back by Bolehall

Racing Club Warwick opened their Midland League Division One campaign with a 2-2 draw at Bolehall but came away wondering how they failed to win a game in which they created enough chances to win three.

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Junior English hooks the ball goalwards for Brakes' equaliser. Picture: Tim Nunan

Missed chances costly as Lambs make Brakes pay

Brakes’ home Conference North campaign got off to a losing start on Tuesday night in a match that proved a fine advert for the division, writes Paul Okey.

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Ahmed Obeng evades a last-ditch challenge on his way to rounding Richard Walton and scoring Leamington's winner. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Early gains for Brakes as Obeng hits double

Leamington made a winning return to the National League North as they came from behind at Gainsborough Trinity thanks to a brace from Ahmed Obeng, writes Paul Edwards.

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Richard Taundry believes Leamington can compete in the Conference North.

Taundry believes Brakes are well equipped to upset the odds

Richard Taundry has stopped short of making any bold predictions ahead of the forthcoming Conference North season despite admitting Leamington are better equipped than ever to compete in their exalted company.

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Luke Fogarty celebrates Brakes' previous promotion from the Southern League Premier with Liam O'Neill and Paul Holleran.

‘It will be an achievement just to stay in the league’

Former Leamington chief scout Luke Fogarty says a lot has changed in the two seasons Brakes have been out of the Conference North.

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Joe Clarke is one of four new faces brought in by Leamington in the close season.

Holleran is looking forward to seeing what Leamington can do

Leamigton manager Paul Holleran is comfortable with the resources at his disposal ahead of the Conference North campaign but has not ruled out making one or two further additions.

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