Jockeys target fourth win in a row at Brantham

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Newmarket Town will be aiming to keep their winning run going when they travel to Brantham Athletic on Saturday (3pm).

The Jockeys currently occupy fourth in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, and head into this weekend’s trip to Brantham having won their last three games.

A 1-0 victory over Kirkley and Pakefield on Saturday (pictured above) was followed by a comeback 2-1 win at Haverhill Rovers in the League Challenge Cup on Tuesday.

Adam Dalby netted the winner in added time at the weekend, while goals from Ross Paterson and Steve Holder helped the Jockeys progress in the League Cup.

Kevin Grainger’s side will be hoping to capitalise on Brantham’s topsy-turvy form so far in 2015-16.

After losing 3-1 at strugglers Walsham-le-Willows on Saturday, the Imps (12th) bounced back with a 6-5 penalty shootout victory away at Stanway Rovers in the League Cup this week.

n In the First Division, Ely City will be looking to make some ground on the top three when they host basement boys Needham Market Reserves on Saturday (3pm).

Brady Stone’s side, who were set to visit Fakenham Town in the League Cup last night, climbed up to ninth following Saturday’s 3-2 win at AFC Sudbury Reserves.

Matty Simpson put the Robins in front after two minutes, before Sudbury fought back to go 2-1 in front.

Ely drew level just before the break when James Seymour struck home, with substitute Jack Saunders grabbing the winner for the Robins 11 minutes from time.

Stone’s men are on the road next week when they visit Downham Town (16th) on Tuesday (7.45pm).