Kettering Town return to league action this weekend, following a successful foray into the FA Cup last Saturday, when they travel to Marlow. The Blues suffered a 5-1 reversal in their last league outing at the hands of Aylesbury Utd and are currently sitting in 17th place in the league table.
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.
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 2
Kettering Town 5
Solkhon 20, 44, 55
St Ives Town 0
AFC Hayes 0
Grant sent-off 43
Kettering Town 5
Gooding 72, 80 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.