Kettering Town kick-off their 2014-15 campaign in the Division One Central League at home to Aylesbury Utd on Saturday 9th August and are at home again the following Tuesday hosting Northwood. Their first away fixture is a trip to Egham Town on Saturday 16th August.
On Bank Holiday Monday 25th August the Poppies are at home to Daventry Town and the away fixture is at Daventry on Boxing Day, with Kettering at home on New Years Day to Rugby Town. If all goes according to plan the regular season ends on Saturday 25th April with Kettering away to Chalfont St Peter.
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.
Former Poppy Brett Solkhon has agreed non-contract terms with Kettering Town for the coming season.
Kettering Town have registered 22 year old forward Andrew Osei-Siribour from Arlesey Town. He goes straight into the squad for Saturday's home fixture against Royston Town.
Kettering Town have signed striker Dubi Ogbonna from from fellow Division One outfit St Ives Town.
St Neots Town 3
Hilliard 32 pen, 81
Davies 74 pen
Kettering Town 1
Rothwell Corinthians 0
Kettering Town 1
Oadby Town 2
Morgan 11, 90
Kettering Town 6
Vierira 30 pen
Moreman 32, 50, 55
Gooding 68 pen
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.