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Jesse Trayler at Cadwell Park. Picture: DAVID HOLLAND

Nightmare round for Jesse

Dan Sparkes. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Sparkes is on a roll as the Iron win once again

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

Jake Wakelin. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Wakelin: We are still in the title race

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

Danny Cowley. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Cowley is pleased with chance to recharge Braintree's batteries

Garry Kimble. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Kimble is looking for an FA Cup boost

Will Norris. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Norris is impressed with Iron's defence

Matt Fry is stretchered off after suffering a knee injury late in their game against Tranmere Rovers. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Positive news for Iron duo

Students celebrate their grading successes.

Keiryu students make the grade

Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

Witham are looking for first win

Witham are looking for first win

Witham find success in friendlies

Witham find success in friendlies

Bullock tops the list after countback decides Veterans Cup win

Bullock tops the list after countback decides Veterans Cup win

Essex County triumph again but Silver End bounce back

Essex County triumph again but Silver End bounce back

All-Cressing showdown for pairs final

All-Cressing showdown for pairs final

Braintree Bowls Club’s Open Foursomes winning team of (from left) Jack Mumford, Josh Heffernan, Donna Law and Martin Law.

Donna makes debut at the nationals

Braintree Bullets' Matt Goodwins.

National champions have to settle for second in regional series

Stanway are hit for six, Brantham smash seven, Clacton stay unbeaten and Halstead and Wivenhoe win again

Stanway are hit for six, Brantham smash seven, Clacton stay unbeaten and Halstead and Wivenhoe win again

Another clean sheet is pleasing for Iron boss Cowley

Another clean sheet is pleasing for Iron boss Cowley

Sparkes' strike is the difference in the heat for Braintree

Sparkes' strike is the difference in the heat for Braintree

RYMAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Witham held by late strike in eight-goal thriller, while Swifts and Regent lose, but Jammers win on the road

RYMAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Witham held by late strike in eight-goal thriller, while Swifts and Regent lose, but Jammers win on the road

Braintree full-back heads to Concord on loan

Braintree full-back heads to Concord on loan

Black and Ambers are preparing for new challenges

Black and Ambers are preparing for new challenges

Witham are leaders but they're still the under dogs

Witham are leaders but they're still the under dogs

Braintree stay cool as the title race hots up

Braintree stay cool as the title race hots up

Strutton to continue injury comeback with Braintree Reserves

Strutton to continue injury comeback with Braintree Reserves

Alex Woodyard. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Alex is focused on the Iron

Cowley wants Iron to build on first win

Cowley wants Iron to build on first win

Kimble asks for Witham fans' patience

Kimble asks for Witham fans' patience

Jordan Chiedozie (pitured while at Concord Rangers last year.

Chiedozie will have to be well managed during his loan spell

Alex Lynn has been buoyed by his win at the Hungaroring. Picture: Glenn Dunbar/ GP2 Media Service

Alex targets a top-two finish

Braintree Town commercial director Mark Sansom (left) and Avanti chief executive Glen Smith.

Home win as Avanti help Braintree make forward strides

Cowley is delighted to get over the line but wants to see better management in the latter stages

Cowley is delighted to get over the line but wants to see better management in the latter stages

Dan Sparkes scored Braintree's first goal in their 2-1 win at Bromley.

Loanees make an impact as Braintree earn first win under Cowley

Robert Dyas Cup: Maldon secure win over rivals Witham and Brightlingsea defeat Sudbury

Robert Dyas Cup: Maldon secure win over rivals Witham and Brightlingsea defeat Sudbury

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Jordan Chiedozie in action for Concord Rangers last year.

Iron make loan signings ahead of Bromley trip

Matt Fry is stretchered off the pitch after suffering a knee injury against Tranmere. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Cowley hopes it's medial rather than cruciate for Fry

Tom Devaux is set to return for Witham Town tonight.

Kimble is ready to take a look at squad options in league cup tie

Mitch Brundle is set to return for Braintree at Bromley after a one-match suspension. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

It will be familiar territory for Cowley

The Braintree Kickboxing Academy team of James Marsey, Jordan Gage, Dan Goode, Dale Perrin, Seb Buckley and Lewis Kidd all saw success at the Peterborough Championship Series.

BKA fighters bring back a complete haul of medals

Tyrone Stansfield continued his good form with a second place in the final at Glan Y Gors.

Tyrone bears down on the leading duo

Matt Fry (pictured in action for Concord Rangers) suffered a nasty-looking knee injury late in their game against Tranmere Rovers.

Fry hopes injury may not be as bad as was feared

Iron boss is pleased to see substance

Iron boss is pleased to see substance

Matt Fry (pictured in action for Concord Rangers) suffered a nasty-looking knee injury late in their game against Tranmere Rovers.

Injury to Fry overshadows Braintree's first point

Ryman round-up: Maldon, Witham and Brightlingsea lose out but Heybridge Swifts pick up first win of the season

Ryman round-up: Maldon, Witham and Brightlingsea lose out but Heybridge Swifts pick up first win of the season

Aaron Condon scored a hat-trick for FC Clacton. Picture: HANNAH FOUNTAIN

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: FA Cup wins for Clacton, Stanway and Brantham, but Wivenhoe bow out, while Halstead and Braintree have division one success

Matt Paine is back in the Braintree side for his first start of the season.

LIVE Braintree Town v Tranmere Rovers

Promotion goal rather than title aspirations remains the focus for Braintree

Promotion goal rather than title aspirations remains the focus for Braintree

Success has given Witham a winning mentality

Success has given Witham a winning mentality

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