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Needham Market Reserves 2 - 1 March Town United - Poor start costs Hares as unbeaten league run ends

March Town united manager Chris Bartlett says he hopes their disappointing 2-1 loss at Needham Market Reserves will serve as a “kick up the backside”.

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Chatteris Town v Ely City Reserves. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Bedford full of optimism as Alexander scores again in Chatteris Town’s win over Ely City Reserves

Chatteris Town kept up their strong start to the season with a 3-2 win over Ely City Reserves on Saturday.

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Ely City Reserves v Outwell Swifts

Whittelesey (Coates) Athletic manager Lodge has title in his sights

Whittlesey (Coates) Athletic manager Andy Lodge says he will be “disappointed” if his side don’t win the league this season.

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Great Yarmouth Town FC v March Town at the Wellesley.

Picture: James Bass

March Town United manager Bartlett backs side to avenge loss and get three points against Braintree Town Reserves

March Town United will be out for revenge when they host Braintree Town Reserves on Saturday.

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March Town United FC under 7s Red team are presented with their kits by Steve Clarke of EMR Wall Coating.

March Town United under-7s say thanks to EMR Wall Coating for providing new kits

March Town United under-7s Reds show off their new kits, which are sponsored by EMR Wall Coating.

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Photo of March Town girls receiving their training tops from Mill Hill Garage

March Town United junior sides show off sponsored kits

Two March Town United junior sides show off their sponsored kits.

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Doddington United v Outwell Swifts. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Doddington United beat Outwell Swifts in top of the table clash while Fenland’s sides have mixed cup fortunes

Jermaine Watson and Dean Saunders got the goals as Doddington United saw off Outwell Swifts 2-1 in a top of the table tussle on Saturday.

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Carole and Gary Davis.

Manager’s wife comes to the rescue as March Town United Ladies almost pull off miraculous win

An injury crisis meant March Town United Ladies manager Gary Davis had to persuade his wife to make up the numbers.

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March FC v Team Bury FC. Picture: Barry Giddings.

GALLERY: March Town United 3 - 1 Team Bury - Bartlett praises side’s response after slow start

March Town United made it four on the bounce with a 3-1 win over Team Bury on Saturday but manager Chris Bartlett says they need to start games better.

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March Town United director Nigel Fuller with MP Steve Barclay.

March Town United’s bid to build a clubhouse and changing rooms for the whole community gets £100,000 boost

March Town United has been given £100,000 to spend on a new clubhouse and changing facilities which they hope will benefit the whole town.

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Chris Bartlett. Picture: Steve Williams.

Menezes on target as March Town United make it three wins on the bounce at Cornard United

March Town United manager Chris Bartlett says his side didn’t get out of first gear in their 1-0 win at Cornard United on Saturday.

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Club History

March Town United FC

MARCH was home to two football clubs prior to the Second World War – March Town, established in 1886, and March GER United, formed in 1911.

After the war, however, March GER United did not reform and March Town – which played at Estover Road, Gaul Drove, Burrowmoor and The Avenue Ground prior to the outbreak of conflict – took over the GER Sports Ground.

In 1950, March Town added United to their title. The club, nicknamed the Hares, joined the Eastern Counties League in 1954, finishing third in their first season and runners-up in their second. During their second season they also reached the first round of the FA cup for the first time, losing 4-0 at established Football League side Brentford. March also reached the FA Cup first round in 1978-79, losing 2-0 at Swindon Town.

March have only won the Eastern Counties League once in their history, in 1987-88. They played their title decider in front of 2,000 fans at local rivals Chatteris Town. In 1996-97, they finished bottom of the Premier Division and were relegated to Division One where they have remained since.

The GER ground also staged greyhound racing, cycling and cricket until 1960. Because of this, the ground’s main stand is some distance from the edge of the pitch.

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