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What is the state of play in the Southern League Central?

In arguably the biggest game at Step 3 level last weekend, Kettering Town netted a crucial last gasp winner to leapfrog Stourbridge at the top of the Southern League Central table. 

19-year-old Tom Knowles had a debut to remember as he powered home a winner to send the traveling Poppies fans into absolute pandemonium.

The result means that Kettering now have a two point lead over the Glassboys, with an important two games in hand over their title rivals.

There was also late drama at Alvechurch as Aaron Lloyd came off the bench to score a stoppage time winner against Rushall Olympic and move his side back into the play-off places.

Meanwhile, Second-half goals from Kaieo Mitchell and Tom McGlinchey gave Coalville Town a deserved victory over Biggleswade Town, which significantly closed the gap between themselves and the play-off positions.

At the other end of the table, Tamworth had to rely on Jordan Clement to rescue a late point against Bedworth United, denying The Greenbacks just their third league win of the season in the process.

St Neots Town won away at Needham Market to give themselves a three point cushion over the relegation zone, while Lowestoft Town were perhaps a little unlucky to only draw at Royston Town

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