Fleetwood 3-0 Kettering

Kieran Charnock
Charnock, who opened the scoring, is on loan from Morecambe until January

Fleetwood leapfrogged Wrexham at the top of the Blue Square Bet Premier table with a comfortable victory against struggling Kettering Town.

The hosts took the lead midway through the first half when Jamie Milligan's cross was headed in by Kieran Charnock.

Andy Mangan added a second before the interval with a cool finish from inside the penalty area.

Sean Clancy rounded off the Cod Army's victory after the break with a dipping shot from the edge of the box.

Cash-strapped Kettering again failed to field a full squad, naming just two substitutes.

The Poppies, , had named just three players on the bench for Saturday's .


Kettering manager Mark Stimson told BBC Radio Northampton:

"With the chances they created, they could have got a few more goals - but we had a couple of good opportunities too.

"I don't think they were that superior, but in the box they were more clinical and defensively they put their bodies on the line.

"There's a lot of work to be done. Hopefully in the next couple of games we can get results to ease a little bit of the pressure."

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