Welcome stroke of luck helps Southam United break their long goal drought
In the end, Southam’s first goal in almost 19 hours of football probably never crossed the line, with manager Alex Baird admitting Ben Nicholson’s header was cleared by a Lichfield City defender in the nick of time.
Holleran stoked by Town victory as Leamington maintain pressure on Chippenham
Paul Holleran declared himself satisfied as Leamington negotiated another tricky hurdle to ramp up their pursuit of Chippenham Town at the top of the Evostik Southern League Premier Division, writes Paul Edwards.
Brakes outwit St Neots and Kettering to cut the deficit at the top
Leamington boss Paul Holleran produced a tactical masterclass to lead his side to maximum points from back to back home games, cutting the gap to Chippenham at the top of the Southern Premier Division to four points.
A limp display on the artificial surface at Evans Park saw Southam slump to a 7-0 defeat at Stafford Town on Saturday, prompting Saints boss Alex Baird to apologise to his opposite number for his side’s inability to make the game any sort of contest.