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Henry Eze’s second minute header was enough to see in form Kettering Town past Daventry United in the Southern League Play Off Semi Final in front of the biggest crowd of the season.
Over 1,400 packed into Kettering’s temporary home at Latimer Park, home of United Counties League side Burton Park Wanderers and people were still coming through the gate when Eze rose highest to head home a corner from Andy Gooding.
Despite a number of opportunities to increase their lead in the first half, the hosts were pegged back by their …

The Poppies welcomed Redditch United today for a Fourth Qualifying Round tie of the F A Cup. In a typical cup tie it was Redditch who gained a replay on Tuesday evening after gaining a 1-1 draw. It could have been more for the visitors but for a Moses Ashikodi equaliser in the 95th minute. James Dance had given Redditch a lead in the 37th minute.Kettering know that they are in for a real test on Tuesday night after they were held to a draw at home.If they win the …

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Kettering Town chairman Imraan Ladak was sacking Paul Gascoigne for his troubles at Rockingham Road as The Poppies sat 13th in the BlueSQ North  but here now just four years later under the guidance of Mark Cooper Kettering are 3rd in the BlueSQ Premier and looking like potentially making it into the Football League for the firsttime.

Not bad for little old Kettering, not only this he also got Town to the FA Cup Fourth round last season, a tie with Fulham (lost 4-2),  …

Cooper hopes to dent Harriers play off chances

 
 
 

Kettering Town  manager, Mark Cooper wants to finish a very succesful season with three wins out of three, but they face stern opposition in promotion chasing Kidderminster Harriers. The Harriers, who on Tuesday, lost their first match in fifteen against play off rivals, Stevenage Borough, need to rely on other results involving Histon, Stevenage and Torquay, before they can even think about the exciting prospect of league football.
The Poppies themselves were very involved in the play off chase but faded after some poor performances, …