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Davis has chance to guide Ardley to cup final success

Paul Davis will be looking to pick up his first silverware as Ardley United manager.

Non League
Banbury United's Manny Duku gives chase against Kettering Town

Ford full of praise for Puritans despite final day setback

Despite ending the Evo-Stik Southern League campaign with a final day defeat, boss Mike Ford was full of praise for his Banbury United side.

Non League
Brackley Town manager Kevin Wilkin saw his side extend their unbeaten run to eight games

Saints stretch unbeaten run but play-off hopes are over

Brackley Town stretched their unbeaten run to eight games on Saturday with a deserved 2-1 victory at Harrogate Town.

Non League
Banbury United's Darius Browne takes on Kettering Town's Ben Baker

O’Connor’s late winner is harsh on the Puritans

Aaron O’Connor’s late winner condemned Banbury United to a cruel final day defeat against Kettering Town.

Non League
Banbury United manager Mike Ford

Ford wants to stay and finish the job off with the Puritans

Banbury United manager 
Mike Ford says he is going nowhere – unless the job at Anfield comes up!

Non League
Leam Howards completed a hat-trick for Ardley United

Howards grabs a hat-trick as Ardley book last four spot

Manager Paul Davis will be looking for his side to book their place in the UHLSport Hellenic League Bluefin Sports Supplementary Challenge Cup final on Saturday.

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Manny Duku comes away with the ball during Banbury United's defeat Leamington on Monday. Photo: Edwin Barson

Ford knows what is required for Puritans to push on

Banbury United manager Mike Ford knows what is required if his side are to build on this season’s success.

Non League
Lee Ndlovu gets in a header during Brackley Town's stalemate with Gainsborough Trinity

Stuttering Saints see hopes take a knock in stalemate

No sooner had Brackley Town put themselves back in the Vanarama National League North play-off picture than they were back out of it.

Non League
Sam Humphreys battles for possession during Banbury United's defeat Leamington on Monday. Photo: Edwin Barson

Hood pulls the curtain down on Puritans’ play-off dream

So near, yet so far. That was how it turned out for Banbury United in the penultimate game of the season.

Non League
Brackley Town skipper Gareth Dean got his fourth league goal of the campaign at FC United of Manchester

Armson bags winner to keep play-off hopes alive for Saints

Brackley Town are not yet out of the race for Vanarama National League play-offs following a 2-1 success at FC United of Manchester.

Non League
Banbury United manager Mike Ford says there is still plenty to play for

Ford insists there is still plenty to play for

Banbury United boss Mike Ford insists there is still plenty to play for, starting with Monday’s Evo-Stik Southern League derby at Leamington.

Non League
Banbury United striker Conor McDonagh is pursued by Hitchin Town defender Dan Webb

Ford laments missed opportunities to stay in contention

Banbury United boss Mike Ford was left to rue missed opportunities as his side lost ground on the play-offs.

Non League
Zac McEachran cuts inside to give Banbury United the lead against Hitchin Town

McNamara makes Puritans pay as they lose ground on play-offs

Substitute Jonny McNamara grabbed the late equaliser as Hitchin Town put a spanner in Banbury United’s Evo-Stik Southern League play-off push.

Non League
Banbury United manager Mike Ford is expecting a typical derby atmosphere

Brakes will be revved up to gain revenge

No matter the outcome of Saturday’s game, Monday’s Evo-Stik Southern League derby at Leamington should be another crunch clash.

Non League
Brackley Town manager Kevin Wilkin saw his side extend their unbeaten run to eight games

Wilkin is realistic about chances of making play-offs

Brackley Town boss Kevin Wilkin knows his side must win two games in three days to keep alive any hopes of creeping into the Vanarama National League North play-offs.

Non League
Banbury United manager Mike Ford

Ford urges United not to pass-up big chance

This opportunity may not come along again, warns Banbury United boss Mike Ford.

Non League
Banbury United defender Luke Carnell has been a good signing

Carnell gives more weight to Ford’s argument

There were many supporters who questioned the wisdom of letting an inexperienced defender like Andy Gunn move on and taking a gamble on youth.

Non League
Luc Thornton bagged a brace for Hook Norton

Thornton bags brace to earn three points

Hook Norton returned from Tytherington Rocks with all three UHLSport Hellenic League points.

Non League
Leam Howards completed a hat-trick for Ardley United

Howards hits a hat-trick as Ardley complete comeback

Leam Howards completed a hat-trick as Ardley United rounded off the UHLSport Hellenic League campaign with a victory.

Non League
Banbury United manager Mike Ford

Ford praises players after Puritans stay in play-off race

At this stage of the season, all that matters is the result and Banbury United boss Mike Ford knew the importance of getting three more points on Saturday.

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