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County Cup: Melton Town handed home advantage for quarter-finals

Melton Town will be looking to go one better on Tuesday evening when they play in the Senior County Cup quarter-finals.

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Holwell manager John Webster (centre) with his predecessor Simon Daws (right) who returned to Welby Road with a young Radcliffe side EMN-170711-090145002

Holwell Sports manager John Webster quits struggling club

Holwell Sports have begun the search for a new manager after John Webster resigned on Wednesday night.

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Football referee Brian Gordon relaxes at home with some admin work for Melton Toy Soldiers Band as he recovers from the cardiac arrest he sustained in May EMN-171114-173638001

Melton football ref who survived cardiac arrest would like defibrillators at all football clubs

A football referee who almost died after collapsing during a cup final believes life-saving defibrillators should be available at all adult matches.

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William Billingsley and family with Leicester City mascot Filbert Fox at a charity fundraiser at Asfordby EMN-171113-145541001

Asfordby fundraiser generates £3,000 for Melton boy suffering from cancer

A charity football match and family fun night at Asfordby raised more than £3,000 for an 11-year-old boy who is being treated for cancer.

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Clawson Kings have averaged more than three goals a game in league and cup since reforming this season EMN-171114-170124002

North Leics League: In-form Clawson Kings make it three wins on the spin

Goal-hungry Clawson Kings secured their third straight win on Saturday and made it 15 goals in three games.

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Mark Tinsley scored his fifth goal of the season at Bridgford EMN-171114-173446002

Travel sick Holwell Sports beaten by fellow strugglers West Bridgford

Missed chances came back to haunt relegation-threatened Holwell Sports whose miserable away form continued at fellow strugglers West Bridgford on Saturday.

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Mowbray Rangers pegged back as chances go begging

Mowbray Rangers Tigers U13s maintained their unbeaten start to the season, but were slightly disappointed only to take a point at home to Glenfield.

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Zak Ginvert put Melton Town 2-0 up against Rushden EMN-171113-170658002

History repeats as Town floored by comeback

Melton Town suffered deja vu as they were sank by an injury-time winner for the second match running, at Rushden on Saturday.

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Karen Dack with sons William (11) and Finlay (7) and her friend Natalie Brown, who organised a DIY SOS campaign to redesign the back garden, William's father Billy and Karen's partner, Emmanuel Akamo are also in the picture. A fundraising football match is planned at Asfordby. EMN-170911-111229001

Family fun activities planned at fundraiser for Melton boy who has been treated for cancer

Lots of family activities are planned alongside a fundraising football match tomorrow evening (Friday) for a Melton boy who is confined to a wheelchair after treatment for cancer.

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Holwell manager John Webster (centre) with his predecessor Simon Daws (right) who returned to Welby Road with a young Radcliffe side EMN-170711-090145002

Holwell Sports see way out of trouble as barren run ends

Holwell Sports will be eager to beat fellow strugglers West Bridgford this weekend after picking up only their second league win of the season on Saturday.

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Sports Editor’s Blog: Don’t rain on England’s World Cup parade

The last snippet of ticker tape had barely fluttered to the floor following England’s second World Cup success in a year than the nay-saying began.

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County Cup round-up: Asfordby FC and Wymeswold FC sides all through to next round

The borough will have a healthy turnout in the later stages of the county cups after a good day for our sides on Saturday.

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Joe Hartopp who headed Holwell's opener, goes aerial as former Holwell man Julian Joachim looks on EMN-170711-090132002

Holwell Sports dominate young Radcliffe Olympic in basement battle

Holwell Sports eased the pressure as they saw off rock-bottom Radcliffe Olympic in a battle of the bottom two at Welby Road on Saturday.

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Market Rasen Town U16s feel the heat against Flames

Market Rasen Town Under 16s fought hard before succumbing to second-placed Grantham Flames on Sunday in their first home match of the season.

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Tom Byrne brought Town level at home to Huntingdon EMN-170611-085719002

Melton Town made to pay for missed chances with late Huntingdon winner

Melton Town slipped to another frustrating defeat, with just one win in nine, as another good performance went unrewarded against Huntingdon on Saturday.

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Sports Editor’s Blog - You don’t have to be mad to work here, but it helps

It is to my shame as a journalist – albeit a sports hack so apparently not a proper journalist – that I’ve taken to avoiding the news.

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Steve Hendey joined Melton Town as co-manager in January and orchestrated a strong end to the season EMN-170111-114546002

Melton Town’s ‘Mister Football’ steps down as co-manager

Health issues have forced Melton Town co-manager Steve Hendey to end his long and successful career in football.

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Mowbray Rangers Girls denied by late Oadby fightback

Mowbray Rangers Girls hit the road in search of three points after a two-week break, but were denied by a late Oadby fightback.

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Mark Tinsley slides the equaliser past Kimberley keeper Joss Hourd-Lee EMN-170111-093101002

Holwell Sports denied precious win by Kimberley keeper

Holwell Sports face a crunch match this weekend after falling to their 10th league defeat of the season on Saturday.

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Barker and Finch doubles help preserve unbeaten start

Mowbray Rangers Under 13s kept their undefeated league record intact with a 5-1 victory over Barwell.

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