Corby Town secured another three points under caretaker manager Steve Kinniburgh with a 2-1 win at Kidsgrove Athletic on Wednesday ( Oct 4 ).
Jordan Crawford gave the Steelmen the lead in the second half before the Staffs side produced a leveller minutes later, but it was Phil Trainer who scored what turned out to be the winner for Corby Town in stoppage time. Next for the Steelmen is a trip to Romulus in the FA Trophy on Sunday ( Oct 8 ).
On Tuesday evening S & L FC lost 4-0 at home to Blackstones in UCL Division One. A league derby in ladies football on Wednesday finished 0-0 between S & L and Corby Town.
Corby Town won for just the third time in the league this season today ( Sep 30 ) just a day after sacking manager David Bell.
Academy chief Steven Kinniburgh took charge of the team who beat Stocksbridge Park Steels 2-1 at Steel Park.
Northampton Town's Leon Lobjoit scored the first goal of his loan spell in the first half, before Phil Trainer made it 2-0 in the closing minutes. Stocksbridge scored in stoppage time but Corby held on for the win, which leaves them 18th in the Evo-Stik South.
It was another league defeat for S & L rugby union side as Market Bosworth won 38-19.
Saturday results - Sep 23
Corby Town suffered a poor reversal as they lost their league encounter at Loughborough Dynamo 4-3.
The Steelmen had led 3-0 after two goals from Paul Malone and one from Jason Lee, but the Leicestershire outfit staged a comeback.
S & L FC lost 4-1 at Olney Town in UCL Division One, while S & L rugby union side lost 25-10 at home to Luton.
Corby Town continue to struggle in the Evo-Stik South after their sixth league defeat of the season.
Goalkeeper Paul Bastock was sent off early in the game at Chasetown on Tuesday evening following a challenge outside the Corby area. Chasetown used their man advantage to build a 2-0 lead before Sam Warburton scored late on. Jason Lee was also dismissed in the closing stages. Stocksbridge Park Steels visit Corby Town this Saturday ( Sep 30 ).
In the UCL Knockout Cup, S & L Corby lost 4-1 at Daventry Town.
Steelmen bounce back
After a late goal against them saw them draw 2-2 in the league in midweek, Corby Town recorded a victory in Saturday's Evo-Stik South match at Market Drayton Town.
Connor Kennedy of Corby was sent off early in the game for a late challenge and the Shropshire side were 1-0 up by half-time. In the second half David Bell's side rallied with goals from sub Ben Diamond and Lee Beeson to claim the three points 2-1.
In UCL Divison One S & L lost 2-1 at home to Lutterworth Athletic.
The season of club cricket locally also concluded on Saturday - Great Oakley finished 6th in Northants Division Three, Weldon won the Divison Four title and Stewarts & Lloyds were 3rd in Division Five, missing out on promotion by a place.