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My biggest achievement - Brady on keeping Saints up

Brackley Town boss Jon Brady feels keeping the club in the Conference North is the biggest achievement in his time at the club.

Davis wants the opportunity to stay on at Spencer Stadium video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says he wants to be given the chance to bring the club back up following their relegation on the final day of the Evo-Stik Southern League campaign.

Puritans are relegated following final day defeat

Banbury United’s brave fight for Evo-Stik Southern League survival is over and they will be relegated from the premier division.

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VIDEO: Former Chelsea star Frank Sinclair keen to stay with Brackley video

Former Premier League star Frank Sinclair said he has “loved” his time with Brackley Town and would be interested in a future role with the club after they avoided relegation from the Conference North on a dramatic final day.

Ryan Rowe celebrates after scoring the goal that kept Brackley in the Conference North. Picture by Steven Prouse

Saints leave it late to beat the drop after final day drama

Brackley Town have avoided relegation with a nail-biting 1-0 win over Hednesford Town on an extraordinary and highly dramatic final day in the Conference North.

Towering Run (left) and Cutlass Silver are to represent Chris Loggin at Sunday's meeting at Whitfield

Unbeaten Qoubilai should take all the beating at Whitfield

The unbeaten Qoubilai should take all the beating in Sunday’s feature race at Whitfield Races.

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Farewell to the greatest jockey at Sandown

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Banbury United's Shepherd Murombedzi, challenging Histon's Geoff Mitchell, has been in top form in recent games

Davis prepares players for the final push to safety

What looked like mission impossible only four games ago could now turn out to be the greatest escape in Banbury United’s history.

Jimmy Phillips will captain Banbury at Market Harborough

Banbury face tough test to get through early rounds

Banbury will once again face a tough test to get through to the latter stages of the ECB National Club Championship with several players ruled out through county commitments.

Saints boss Jon Brady is asking for one last push on the final day

Brady knows safety is in Saints’ hands

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady said he was always confident his side could retain their Vanarama Conference North status and they have one more challenge to achieve that.

Davis delighted after his players deliver to carry the fight on video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis asked for a positive performance from his players against Histon to keep their season alive and they delivered.

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What A Jewel can provide rich pickings at Warwick

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Kynan Isaac has been in top form for the Puritans recently

Davis delighted with his top scorer’s return

There was no-one more delighted to see Leam Howards bag his 15th Evo- Stik Southern League goal of the campaign on Tuesday than his manager Paul Davis.

Puritans striker Leam Howards back-heels the ball past Histon keeper  Enol Ordonez duirng Saturday's game

Davis feared relegation fight was already over

Banbury United manager Paul Davis admitted he feared his side’s battle to avoid the drop had all but ended at the halfway stage of Tuesday’s victory over Slough Town.

Davis delighted as Puritans take it to the final day video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis was delighted with his side’s display in Tuesday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash at Spencer Stadium.

Scott hits winner as Ardley sign off

Ardley United completed their UHLSport Helelnic League campaign with a 1-0 victory over Highworth Town on Tuesday thanks to a solitary goal from Kieran Scott.

Banbury United's Joel Meade and Histon's Luis McCoy challenge at Spencer Stadium

Howards at the double as Puritans take it to the final day

Banbury United’s fight for Evo-Stick Southern League survival will go to the final game of the season.

Broughton Castle cycling festival. Pictured, Ila Pearson from Banbury on the home stretch NNL-140714-100628009

Time to get on your bicycles for Broughton Castle Cycling Sportive

Get your bikes ready for the Broughton Castle Cycling Sportive.

Histon keeper Enol Ordonez can only look on as Carl Tappin's shot flies past him for the Puritans' fourth goal on Saturday

Davis concentrating on the result and not goal difference

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says goal difference will not be discussed ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Evo-Stik Southern League clash with Slough Town at Spencer Stadium.

Hamilton maintains excellent start to the season

Lewis Hamilton produced his 32nd win for Mercedes AMG Petronas in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Great Page can turn in a good run at Windsor

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Moyo hits winner to lift Saints out of the drop zone

Back-to-back wins have been a rarity this season but Brackley Town pulled one out of the hat, beating bottom-placed 2-1 Hyde to follow up last week’s victory over Vanarama Conference North leaders Barrow.

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Howards bags a brace as Puritans stay in contention

Banbury United beat Histon 4-0 in Saturday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash at Spencer Stadium to keep alive their slim hopes of staying up.

Cherwell Canoe Club are holding open day courses at Woodgreen Leisure Centre in Banbury. NNL-150413-141031001

Paddle down to canoe club’s open day

If you have always wanted to give canoeing or kayaking a try, you will have your chance at Woodgreen Leisure Centre next month when Cherwell Canoe Club holds an open day.

Kynan Isaac was on top form against Weymouth and the Puritans will look to him for more inspiration against Histon

Davis urges fans to back Puritans despite the odds

Despite the odds being stacked against his side, Banbury United boss Paul Davis is urging supporters to get behind his players in the penultimate home game of the season at Spencer Stadium.

Slough have second thoughts over their appeal to the FA

Banbury United’s rearranged Evo-Stik Southern League game with Slough Town will go ahead on Tuesday after the Berkshire club withdrew its appeal to the FA.

Banbury Bulls' Jed Boyle tackled by against Spartans' Michael Foulds at Bodicote Park

Kerr rues a lack of consistency

Head coach James Kerr knows his Banbury Bulls side much show more consistency if they are to challenge for promotion next season.

Brackley Town keeper Dean Snedker deal with a goalmouth scramble against Barrow

Brady backing his battlers to get out of trouble

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady reckons four points from the final two games should be enough to get out of the Vanarama Conference North relegation zone.

Nico Rosberg in pensive during practice at the Chinese Grand Prix NNL-150414-122542002

Wolff leaves it to drivers to fight it out up to a point

Mercedes AMG Petronas boss Toto Wolff says it’s up to the drivers to manage the situation on the race track as long as it doesn’t compromise the team’s chances of winning.

Jon Gardner was on target for Ardley United at Rayners Lane

Ardley are through to the final for third year

Ardley United put their recent poor run behind them to book their place in the final of the Bluefin Sports Challenge Cup for the third year running.

Leam Howards scores his 17th goal of the season against Weymouth at Spencer Stadium on Saturday

Puritans are a step closer to relegation

News that Frome Town had lost late on at Paulton Rovers in Tuesday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash will have been of little comfort to Banbury United boss Paul Davis.

Darren Turner on his way to fifth place at Silverstone NNL-150414-122625002

Aston Martin make a good start to the new season

Aston Martin Racing won the GTE Am class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Silverstone on Sunday but narrowly missed out on a podium position in GTE Pro.

Banbury United's Kynan Isaac turns away from Weymouth's Sam Poole as Carl Tappin looks on at Spencer Stadium

Davis confident Puritans can still be a threat

Banbury United manager Paul Davis believes his side can still be a threat in tonight’s (Tuesday) Evo-Stik Southern League clash at Poole Town despite being without several players.

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady congratulates match winner David Moyo

Marvellous Moyo sinks leaders to boost Saints

David Moyo struck the late winner as Brackley Town shocked leaders Barrow with a 1-0 success in Saturday’s Vanarama Conference North clash.

Ardley United manager Kevin Brock will be looking for a boost in the cup

Brock is looking for a boost in the cup

Ardley United manager Kevin Brock will be looking for his side to get back to winning ways in the cup on Tuesday.

Banbury Bulls'  Seamus O'Dwyer tries to force his way through the Spartans' defence at Bodicote Park

Bulls denied final day victory through late tries

Banbury Bulls final Midlands Two West South fixture proved to be a microcosm of the season as a whole, beginning with a bang and ending in a whimper, and – like the curate’s egg – plenty of good and bad in parts in between.

Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two but Rosberg is left frustrated

Normal service was resumed in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton leading a Mercedes AMG Petronas one-two.

Banbury United's Kynan Isaac holds off Weymouth's Calvin Brooks at Spencer Stadium

Davis delighted with Puritans’ performance

Banbury United boss Paul Davis was delighted with his side’s 3-0 victory over Weymouth in Saturday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash.

Banbury United's Leam Howards is pursued by Weymouth's Calvin Brooks at Spencer Stadium

Puritans thump Weymouth to maintain their recent revival

Banbury United produced arguably their best performance of the season to beat Weymouth 3-0 in Saturday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash at Spencer Stadium.

Oscar Time is 15th in the Crabbie’s Grand National

Despite being up with the leaders for much of the race, Oscar Time finished 15th in Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree.

Fran King, of Hook Norton, during the first stages of the Marathon des Sables. NNL-150704-115654001

Firefighter completes first stages of Marathon des Sables

A part-time firefighter who is taking on the gruelling Marathon des Sables in the Sahara desert has completed the first stages of the competition.

Sam and Robert Waley-Cohen will team-up again at Saturday's Crabbie's Grand National

Oscar Time is ready for return to Aintree

One year after winning at the Mollington point-to-point meeting, Oscar Time will line-up in Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National.

Waley-Cohen sets a new record over the National fences

Rajdhani Express won Friday’s Topham Chase at Aintree to give jockey Sam Waley-Cohen his sixth victory over the Grand National fences.

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Saint Are is good each-way value in Crabbie’s Grand National

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Billy Turley is struggling to be fit for Saints' clash with Barrow

Brady remains positive about survival

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady says his side have three cup finals to save their season – and their Vanarama Conference North status - ahead of Saturday’s tough test with leaders Barrow.

There will be a bumper crowd at Mollington on Saturday

Sharp Suit and Alskamatic are set to clash at Mollington

Another bumper crowd is expected at Mollington on Saturday to watch a six-race card at the North Warwickshire Hunt point-to-point meeting as well as the Crabbie’s Grand National.

Hicham Abdellah is ruled out of Banbury United's game against Weymouth but should be back for the trip to Poole Town

Double-header holds no fears for defiant Davis

When a team is facing a fight to survive, two games in four days against promotion chasers are the last ones they would want but Puritans boss Paul Davis says the pressure is not on his players.

Longsdon looking forward to seeing Ely Brown at Aintree video

Despite having almost a year off the racecourse, Ely Brown is back on track and ready to line-up in Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National.

Jordan Albert on his way to victory at Oulton Park. Jakob Ebrey Photography

Albert converts pole position as SWR regain lead in series

Jordan Albert secured his maiden Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship race victory in style at Oulton Park International Circuit on Easter Monday.

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