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Injury-time strike grabs point for Blidworth

Blidworth Welfare and South Normanton fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Welfare ground in the South Division of the Central Midlands League.

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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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Clipstone FC's Tim Gregory was a goalscorer.

Battling Cobras give the leaders a major scare

Bottom-of-the-table Clipstone produced a terrific battling performance before going down 3-2 to leaders Handsworth Parramore — and former manager Jas Colliver.

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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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Suspension breach leads to six-point punishment

FC Bolsover, currently 18th in Division One of the Northern Counties East League, have been deducted six points for fielding a suspended player during two league matches towards the start of the season.

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Reserves are on march

Reserves are on march

Shirebrook Town Reserves’ remarkable start to the season continued as they hit Hathersage for six, without reply, to reach the quarter-finals of the Derbyshire Senior Cup.

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Blidworth again have to recover from slow start

Blidworth Welfare fought back from a two-goal deficit to claim a central Midlands League South Division point against 10-man Keyworth United.

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Ashley Shannon

Second-half goals settle local derby triumph

Ollerton Town turned the Northern Counties League form book upside down to win bragging rights over local rivals Shirebrook Town.

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AFC Mansfield manager Rudy Funk

Second-half goals send Bulls out of the FA Vase

Rudy Funk and Mark Ward cut frustrated figures at full-time as AFC Mansfield bowed out of the FA Vase following a 2-0 defeat at Midlands League Hinckley AFC.

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Another home defeat for bottom-of-the-table Clipstone (pictured here in the stripes). (PHOTO BY: Andy Sumner)

Horrific run of defeats drags on for Clipstone

One of the worst records in non-league football dragged on for another agonising match as Clipstone suffered their 15th straight defeat at the bottom of the Toolstation Northern Counties East League’s Premier Division.

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Action from Teversals 2-1 defeat at Clifton All Whites on Saturday. (PHOTO BY: Keith Parnill).

Injury-time winner costs title-chasing Teversal

A goal deep into injury-time cost Teversal a valuable point in their chase for the East Midlands Counties League title.

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Ashley Shannon

A win at last as Town end spot-kick hoodoo

Ollerton Town secured their first Northern Counties East League Division One win since the middle of August after beating Nostell MW 2-0 at a very windy Walesby Lane.

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Tom Allan scored for Alfreton Town.
PHOTO: Mark Fear

Boss praises character against league leaders

Alfreton Town manager John McDermott remained upbeat, despite a 2-1 home defeat to 10-man National League North leaders Harrogate Town.

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Watson hits 22nd goal of season to clinch win

In-form Shirebrook Town stretched their winning run in Division One of the Northern Counties East League to four matches after a 2-0 success at East Yorkshire Carnegie.

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Jack Waddle

Better finishing crucial as Wrens claim victory

Rainworth Welfare claimed their first clean sheet of the season as they defeated Thackley 2-0 in windy conditions to go seventh in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division.

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Ollie Fearon, right, scored twice for AFC Mansfield.

Promotion hopes back on track after away win

Rudy Funk labelled his side “absolutely terrific” following AFC Mansfield’s 4-0 victory at Staveley Miners’ Welfare.

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Clipstone keeper Levi Owen was man of the match.

Skipper sees red as 10-man Cobras go out

Ten-man Clipstone went out of the FA Vase at the first-round stage with a disappointing 2-0 defeat at Racing Club Warwick from the Midland Football League Division One.

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Lynton Karkach

Late goals extend Bulls’ 12-match unbeaten run

Assistant manager Mark Ward was pleased with AFC Mansfield’s performance after battling tricky, windy weather conditions to earn a 2-0 victory against Barton Town.

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Craig Westcarr.
PHOTO: MARK FEAR

Manager McDermott’s delight as Westcarr strikes late winner for Alfreton Town

Alfreton Town recorded a much-needed win on Saturday, taking the National League North points 3-2 at Tamworth.

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