Royston Town v
Its back to the arguably more important league action for Kettering Town on Saturday when they travel to Royston Town for what should be their toughest test so far this season. Royston Town currently sit in 5th spot in the table despite being beaten 4-1 at Hanwell Town in their last league outing a fortnight ago. The Crows did manage however to see off Potters Bar Town 4-1 in the FA Trophy after a replay on Tuesday night.
The Poppies are currently considering a possible bid to return to their 'spiritual home' at Rockingham Road.
Lewis Wilson and James Jepson return to the Poppies. » Former Poppies Lewis Wilson and James Jepson return to the Poppies.
Kettering Town FC have unveiled an ambitious plan to move back into the Borough with the targeted location being the site of the now closed Avondale Schools.
The transfer of Ross Oulton from Daventry Town was confirmed and goalkeeper Nick Bennion from St Ives also comes to the Poppies as Alastair Worby is unsure of his availability for the coming season due to work commitments.
Poppies Club President Sid Chapman has passed away after a long illness. Sid was a life-long Poppies fan and has been associated with the Poppies in some way or another for many decades, including a long spell as groundsman at Rockingham Rd.
Kettering Town 2
Gooding 25 pen
Lincoln Utd 1
Kettering Town 0
Bedford Town 0
Sorko sent off 90
Kettering Town 4
Ogbonna 17, 75
Clifton 29, 87
Coventry City follow in the footsteps of the Poppies as they prepare to leave their current landlords at Ricoh Arena and groundshare at Sixfields, home of Northampton Town ..
Pompey's administrator Trevor Birch promptly issued a statement branding the League's decision "very harsh" and hopes it can be reversed. He said: "We are extremely disappointed that the Football League has decided to impose yet another penalty on the club.
This Saturday 7th July, Poppies Radio will be broadcasting live from Nene Park to cover the new season's opening friendly fixture against Southend Manor.