Kettering Town supporters should get an early chance to see how their side is likely to fare in the Premier Division as the fixture list has given the Poppies a testing start to the new season. Marcus Law’s side kick-off with a trip to Poole Town, runners up last season, are at home on the Tuesday to old rivals Redditch Town and the following Saturday host Merthyr Town, winners over us for the champions shield at the end of last season.
The festive season brings an away trip to King’s Lynn on Boxing Day and a home fixture with Bedworth Utd on (Saturday) Jan 2nd. Long-standing Poppies fans will recognise a lot of familiar names amongst the coming matches, but there are also one or two new names and with them the possibility of new away trips over the coming season.
The full fixture list is available here …
Premier Division Fixtures 2015-16 season
Goalkeeper Scott Dutton and defender Melanius Mullarkey have been brought in to bolster the Poppies squad by Marcus Law as he continues with his preseason friendlies preparing for the new season which kicks off just two weeks from this Saturday.
Kettering Town supporters should get an early chance to see how their side is likely to fare in the Premier Division as the fixture list has given the Poppies a testing start to the new season.
Poppies new manager Marcus Law has added three new signings to his squad ahead of the first preseason friendly on Thursday evening at Rushden and Higham FC. Dominic Langdon, Jevani Brown and Saul Williams have been registered with the club for the start of the 2015-16 Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division campaign.
Former Poppies boss Marcus Law has been appointed as the new manager of Kettering Town Football Club for the start of the new season.
Kettering Town will renew past acquaintances with a good many clubs following their return to the Premier Division.
Merthyr Town 1
Kettering Town 0
Chalfont St Peter 0
Kettering Town 0
Kettering Town 2
Bedworth Utd 1
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