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New chapters in history books of Lowestoft and Kirkley

PUBLISHED: 14:30 04 December 2009 | UPDATED: 15:31 06 July 2010

LOWESTOFT Town's relentless march into second place in the Ryman League Division One North shows no signs of waning.

The Blues stunning 8-0 demolition of Leyton last Saturday was followed by another top honour as a new chapter opened in the club's history books as the managerial duo of Micky Chapman and Ady Gallagher were named as the league's managers of the month for the first time.

LOWESTOFT Town's relentless march into second place in the Ryman League Division One North shows no signs of waning.

The Blues stunning 8-0 demolition of Leyton last Saturday was followed by another top honour as a new chapter opened in the club's history books as the managerial duo of Micky Chapman and Ady Gallagher were named as the league's managers of the month for the first time.

With just three cup defeats and one league defeat this season, the Blues management have overseen 18 wins and four draws from 26 games played in a remarkable run of form across all competitions.

This rise up the table now puts Lowestoft in second, just one point behind league leaders Gt Wakering Rovers with no fewer than six games in hand.

But quick to praise coach Craig Fleming this week for his influence and input at the club, Mick Chapman told The Journal: “This award is for Flem as well. He has been different class for us. All the coaching at the club and training is down to him as he is tactically superb.

“We do things as a threesome and his input in team selection and in the dressing room should not be underestimated as things are sorted between the three of us - so Flem has to be added to this award,” Chapman said.

“We would not be where we are today without him - he is that important to Lowestoft Town - and he does not earn enough praise at times as his input is as great as ours at the club.”

Over the bascule bridge, the joint managers of Kirkley & Pakefield Stewart Larter and Jon Reynolds will be plotting their own piece of history tomorrow.

The Royals are aiming to secure a prestigious place of their own in the next round of the FA Vase. And looking forward to it all, joint boss Stewart Larter said:


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