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Manning double gets Mowbray Rangers girls off to a flier

Mowbray Rangers Girls made the short trip to local rivals East Goscote for their league opener and were high in confidence after a good pre-season.

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Stan’s the man as Asfordby maintain fine early season form

Stan Logan’s hat-trick helped maintain Asfordby FC’s excellent start to life in the Senior League on Saturday.

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Ian Bitmead gave Holwell an early lead at Teversal EMN-170919-093040002

Improving Holwell Sports sunk by second-half salvo

There were encouraging signs of improvement for Holwell Sports despite another defeat at fourth-placed Teversal on Saturday.

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Liam Ambrose looks on as Chris Hibbitt makes the challenge EMN-170919-085304002

Melton Town stunned by Burton Park as Baker returns

Melton Town’s recent good run in league and cup was halted abruptly when they went down 4-1 at home to Burton Park on Saturday.

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Battling Town win Vase tie

Melton Town’s first foray in the FA Vase saw them visit South Normanton and book their place in the next round after a hard-fought win.

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Holwell Sports captain Aaron Ridout plated his part in the fightback. EMN-161116-102919002

Holwell show fighting spirit but still fall short at Radford

A spirited fightback by Holwell in the second half of Saturday’s match away at Radford came just too late to save the points.

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Townsend nets fine hat-trick as girls hit eight against Vixens

Mowbray Rangers Girls stepped out in front of a good crowd for their first friendly at their new home against Groby Vixens.

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More woes for Sports with fifth loss in seven

It was another away day of woe for Holwell fans on Saturday as their side slumped to a disappointing defeat to a team in their first season in the East Midlands Counties league.

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Is Alexis Sanchez on the move?

Everything you need to know about transfer deadline day

Here we go again, folks. It’s that time of year when agents are glued to their mobile phones, managers have pitched up tents in their chairman’s office, and clubs up and down the land are frantically trying to bring in new recruits before the summer transfer window slams shut.

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Michael Stevenson presses the Barrow Town midfield EMN-170830-111103002

Derby defeat pushes Holwell Sports into bottom three

Holwell Sports dropped into the East Midlands Counties League’s bottom three after back-to-back defeats over the bank holiday weekend.

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Action from Melton Town's extra time defeat to Sleaford Town in the UCL League Cup EMN-170830-084839002

Melton Town exit league cup after losing two-goal lead

Melton Town were knocked out of the United Counties League Cup at the first round stage by Premier Division strugglers Sleaford Town on Tuesday evening.

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Ollie Burke made his senior international debut for Scotland last year EMN-170829-192715002

Ollie Burke becomes Melton’s first Premier League footballer

Ollie Burke became Melton’s first Premier League footballer on Sunday following last week’s £15 million move from Germany to West Brom.

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Tom Byrne drilled Town ahead against Thrapston EMN-170822-105636002

Ten-man Melton Town see off Thrapston Town

Melton Town continued their good United Counties league form with another solid all-round display to collected the three points against Thrapston Town.

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Hamilton Tennis Club’s mixed team secure season-high result

Hamilton Tennis Club’s mixed first team gained their best result of the season when they beat Birstall Watermead by seven sets to two last week.

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Senior League: Good starts for Asfordby FC and Holwell Sports Development

Asfordby FC made a superb start to their debut Leics Senior League season with four points from two matches.

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Tom Byrne scored one and teed up a couple of goals at Long Buckby EMN-170822-105636002

Melton Town hit five in first win at Long Buckby

Melton Town’s season finally ignited as a resounding five-star performance at Long Buckby earned them their first win in the United Counties League.

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Ryan Page is brought down for Holwell's first penalty which he converted EMN-170822-103157002

Holwell Sports off the mark as Graham St Prims pay the penalty

Holwell Sports gained some much-needed confidence with their first win of the season on Saturday against Graham St Prims at Welby Road.

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Holwell Sports and Melton Town development squads await Senior League kick-off

The Senior League returns this weekend with several of our teams beginning a new season.

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New Asfordby FC manager Jon Allsop enjoyed successful spell in charge of Bottesford EMN-170816-113655002

Asfordby FC boss tempers expectations ahead of senior debut

Asfordby FC manager Jon Allsop believes his team and supporters may need patience to achieve their goals as the senior side make their competitive debut on Saturday.

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The pre-match ceremony before Mowbray Rangers and Monaghan United play their inaugural match EMN-170817-105917002

Mowbray Rangers pipped by Irish side Monaghan United in friendly

Mowbray Rangers JFC put themselves back on the map after hosting a mini soccer tournament for the first time in eight years.

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