RUGBY TOWN: Beaten 1-0 at Newcastle Town

Mitchell Thompson was robust in midfield at Newcastle   PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY
Mitchell Thompson was robust in midfield at Newcastle PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY

Potential relegation decider at Northwich Victoria on Wednesday

Rugby Town lost out to a single goal again in their relegation fight on Saturday, Valley held fourth-placed Newcastle Town to 0-0 at half time, but couldn’t keep out a 68th-minute goal which proved to be the winner.

Aiden Print in Rugby's 1-0 defeat by fourth-placed Newcastle Town

Aiden Print in Rugby's 1-0 defeat by fourth-placed Newcastle Town

Rugby remain third from bottom of NPL Division One South on 26 points, three points ahead of Wednesday’s opponents Northwich Victoria, who were beaten 6-1 at AFC Rushden & Diamonds at the weekend.

Rugby play bottom club Loughboough Dynamo (22 points) at Butlin Road on Saturday (8th). After that there will be just three games left, against Gresley at home on Saturday (15th), Bedworth United away on Easter Monday (17th) finishing the season at Butlin Road against Kidsgrove Athletic on Saturday 22nd.