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Brakes buzzing after sealing survival at York

Leamington manager Paul Holleran was delighted to see his side clinch National League North survival on their own terms despite admitting it was an outcome he could not envisage 24 hours earlier.

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Matt Dodd wheels away after scoring Brakes' late equaliser. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Delight as Leamington survival is confirmed

A roller-coaster afternoon ended with Leamington confirming National League North safety with a game to spare courtesy of a creditable draw at Bootham Crescent, writes Paul Edwards.

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Tony Breeden acknowledges the home fans after the final whistle.

Penalty double puts safety within reach for Leamington

Second-half penalties from Tony Breeden and Callum Gittings earned the three points which almost certainly mean another season of National League North football for Leamington, writes Paul Okey.

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Paul Holleran has seen his side slide towards the relegation zone.

Holleran demands a response against Chorley

Leamington boss Paul Holleran has demanded his side respond positively to the upturn in fortunes of their relegation rivals, writes Paul Okey.

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Jamie Hood was denied an injury-time equaliser Bradford by the officials. Picture: Sally Ellis

Holleran focusing all his energy on Brakes’ survival

With Leamington’s Conference North status still in the balance, boss Paul Holleran admits he has not given next season’s player recruitment “a second thought”.

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Joe Clarke is expected to return from injury for Brakes against FC United.

Home comforts bring respite from Leamington’s travel woes

Leamington boss Paul Holleran is banking on his side’s home form to steer them to calmer waters in the National League North, writes Paul Okey.

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Joe Magunda gets up to win a high ball fro Leamington. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Stockport proves a trip too far for Brakes

A second game in less than two days proved a bridge too far for Brakes as they were steamrolled by play-off-chasing Stockport at Edgeley Park, writes Paul Edwards.

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An injury to Connor Gudger contributed to Brakes' loss at Spennymoor.

Brakes are made to pay for failing to take their chances

Brakes were left to rue missed opportunities as they fell to an 80th-minute sucker punch at play-off chasing Spennymoor Town, writes Paul Edwards.

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Dan Udoh will spend a further month on loan at Leamington.

In-form Leamington confirm three deals ahead of Moors trip

Following on from a third successive 1-0 win, there was further good news for Leamington on the transfer front today.

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Brakes players show their appreciation to the fans at the final whistle.

Leamington distance themselves from drop

Leamington ground out a third successive 1-0 win to end Saturday as close to the play-offs as the relegation zone, writes Paul Okey.

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Tony Breeden acknowledges the fans after his clean sheet against Blyth.

Breeden believes Brakes have found their saviour in Udoh

Tony Breeden has picked up the headlines for his goalkeeping exploits as Leamington have distanced themselves from the drop zone with back-to-back wins.

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Paul Holleran is hoping he can enjoy the run-in with safety assured.

Holleran hoping for enjoyable end to the campaign

Leamington boss Paul Holleran is hoping his side can get the four wins he believes they need to secure their Conference North safety sooner rather than later so he can enjoy the end of the campaign.

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Daniel Udoh and Ahmed Obeng celebrate Brakes' match-winner against Blyth. Picture: Morris Troughton

Holleran outlines 12-point plan for National League survival

Leamington boss Paul Holleran says his side cannot afford to relax despite back-to-back wins having lifted them up to 15th in the National League North.

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Dan Udoh fires hoome the only goal of the game. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Leamington warriors overcome Spartans

Brakes won back to back games in the National League North for the first time this season as they gave their survival hopes another shot in the arm by edging out a Blyth Spartans side who had been scoring goals and picking up wins for fun in recent weeks, writes Paul Edwards.

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Brakes match-winner Ahmed Obeng. Picture: Vince Taylor

Obeng breathes life into Brakes’ relegation fight

Brakes proved they are far from dead and buried in terms of National League North survival as they battled their way to a much-needed three points, their first in five games on the road, writes Paul Edwards.

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Liam Canavan draws Brakes level. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Canavan cameo is full of incident

It looked like the kind of happy accident that turns a season when Liam Canavan came on to score with his very first touch, writes Paul Okey.

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Brakes boss Paul Holleran is sent to the stands. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Holleran accepts self-control must come from the top

Leamington boss Paul Holleran admitted he should set a better example to his players after being sent to the stands during his side’s visit to North Ferriby last Saturday.

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Brakes boss Paul Holleran is sent to the stands. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Ten-man Brakes frustrated at Ferriby

A point was not the result Brakes would have wanted or needed from a long trip up to North Ferriby United but it was what they were forced to settle for after a dour clash on a miserable February afternoon against an ultimately doomed but rejuvenated home side, writes Paul Edwards.

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Leamington boss Paul Holleran was angered by Joe Clarke's sending off against Darlington.

Ferriby’s point at Chorley is a useful wake-up call - Holleran

Leamington boss Paul Holleran said nothing short of a victory will be acceptable at North Ferriby tomorrow.

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Jack Edwards rises to head home Kieran Dunbar's corner to put Brakes 2-1 up. Pictures Sally Ellis

Ten-man Brakes are undone by Thompson

Ten-man Brakes ran out of legs on a heavy pitch, succumbing to a late winner after a brave effort against their fellow strugglers, writes Paul Okey.

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