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.
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.