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Mowbray Rangers Girls suffer late defeat to cup holders

Mowbray Rangers Girls U13s welcomed last season’s League Cup winners and Division One runners-up Leicester Ladies 66 to Asfordby Hill on Sunday.

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Supersub Kieran Clayton sealed the win with two late goals in four minutes EMN-180116-152626002

Ten-man Melton Town see off high-flying Lutterworth Town

Melton Town turned on the style to beat high-flying Lutterworth Town despite playing more than half the game with 10 men.

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Melton Town pitted against table-toppers in County Cup semi-finals

Melton Town’s long wait to discover their County Senior Cup semi-final opponents finally came to an end when the draw was made last Thursday evening.

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Asfordby FC, pictured during their quarter-final win, are chasing league and cup honours in their first season EMN-180116-160956002

County Cup: Asfordby FC and Wymeswold kept apart in county cup semi-finals

Asfordby FC and Wymeswold moved into the semi-finals of the County FA Intermediate Cup in contrasting styles on Saturday.

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Brad Smith had the ball in the net with the scores level, but saw his effort ruled out EMN-180116-143630002

Holwell Sports luckless in narrow Blaby defeat

Holwell Sports were made to pay the price for missed chances once again as Blaby and Whetstone took all of the points at Welby Road on Saturday.

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The snow and ice which disrupted Decembers football programme was replaced with heavy rains and waterlogged pitches EMN-180901-111325002

League and cup football on hold as winter strikes again

The wet weather decimated much of the senior football programme over the weekend as waterlogged pitches scuppered the resumption of many of our leagues.

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Brilliant Mowbray Rangers push higher league leaders all the way in county cup

Mowbray Rangers Jaguars’ run in the Under 12s County Cup came to an end in cruel fashion as the fell to a last-gasp winner against Cosby Badgers.

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Junior Sportsman of the Year winner Will Graham with finalists Tom Chandler (left) and Paul Warrington (right), and Dinah Hickling of Melton Mowbray Town Estate EMN-180301-124625002

Melton Times Sports Awards 2017: Nominations close at midnight

There’s just a few hours left before the deadline for nominations for the 2017 Melton Times Sports Awards, but that’s still enough time for you to tell us about your local sporting hero.

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Sportsman of the Year winner Simon Price with finalists Jamie Haines (right) and Antony Hart (left), and Alan Pearson of SAQ International EMN-180301-124636002

Melton Times Sports Awards 2017: Time running out to nominate

There are just three days left for you to nominate your sporting hero for one of our 11 categories in this year’s Melton Times Sports Awards.

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Haywards Heath recorded a 13th clean sheet this season

Asfordby and Wymeswold set for County Cup quarter-finals

Asfordby FC and Wymeswold will be gunning for places in the last four of the County Intermediate Cup on Saturday.

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Melton Town manager Shane Jarram hopes a new approach will turn good performances into points EMN-180201-172744002

Melton Town boss challenges squad after Irchester defeat

Melton Town boss Shane Jarram has questioned the attitude of some of his squad after watching his side fall to a 12th league defeat of the season.

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Junior Team of the Year Melton RFC Under 9s with finalists Mowbray Rangers Under 15s and Melton RFC Under 16s, and Martin Foster of Brooksby Melton College EMN-160630-231517002

Melton Times Sports Awards 2017: Just a few days left to nominate

It’s time to tell us who you think is worth one of our 2017 sports awards, with just days left before the window for nominations closes.

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Centre-half Rob Woodcock bagged Holwell's second equaliser EMN-180201-131542002

Holwell Sports sunk by late Ashby Ivanhoe salvo

Holwell Sports suffered a late hammer blow as three goals in the last five minutes condemned them to defeat by fellow strugglers Ashby Ivanhoe.

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Holwell Sports forced to cancel trip to Gedlign Miners Welfare

Holwell Sports were forced to cancel their trip to Gedling Miners Welfare at the 11th hour on Saturday.

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Liam Ambrose and George Coser battle to win back possession EMN-171227-091807002

Melton Town draw blank as clinical Bourne claim spoils

Melton Town’s inconsistent form continued as they slipped to a disappointing home defeat against a stubborn Bourne Town side on Saturday.

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Addison has been with Mowbray Rangers since the age of four EMN-171221-144443002

Melton junior Addison gets Nottingham Forest call-up for Holland trip

Free-scoring young striker Addison Isherwood is all set to go Dutch after impressing for a Nottingham Forest junior side.

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Ashleigh tops the fitness charts with the USC's women's soccer team EMN-171219-173419002

White House invite for Melton footballer Ashleigh Plumptre

Melton-born footballer Ashleigh Plumptre will be an honoured guest at the White House next month after helping her university reach the pinnacle of US college sport.

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Zak Ginvert hit a first-half hat-trick at Oakham

Melton Town hit back with six-goal show at Oakham United

Melton Town followed a heavy defeat with a thumping win to send them into the Christmas period with some good cheer.

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Ollie Burke is a senior Scottish international and his country's most expensive player EMN-171220-090643002

Melton footballer Ollie Burke reflects on first Premier League start

Ollie Burke finally made the first Premier League start of his exciting career last weekend after an injury-hit first half of the season.

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Holwell will hope to bounce back when they take on Gedling MW this weekend EMN-170111-093046002

Holwell Sports foiled twice by the big freeze

Holwell Sports suffered their third postponement of the month on Saturday as their latest league match fell victim to a frozen pitch.

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