Wrexham 4-1 Kettering

League leaders Wrexham claimed their seventh successive league victory as they easily beat crisis club Kettering.

Glen Little's mis-hit free-kick deflected in off player-manager Andy Morrell before Mark Creighton doubled Wrexham's advantage from close range.

Kettering, who had Jean-Paul Marna sent off for two bookings, scored when Sol Davis crossed and Djoumin Sangare chested the ball and volleyed home.

Debutant James Colbeck then scored twice, a tap-in and an 18-yard shot.

The Poppies could only name two substitutes and have now not won in 13 league games.

Ashley Westwood took charge of Kettering as stand-in caretaker manager after interim boss Mark Cooper said he would not manage the team until the players were paid.

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From sublime to ridiculous - Morrell

Wrexham manager Andy Morrell told BBC Radio Wales:

"That was horrible. It was really, really hard to get the lads going, to get us up after Wednesday [the FA Cup defeat to Brighton].

"The first half was tough. We didn't pass it great. We were just tired and had a bit of a hangover.

"But we got the goal to take the lead and that sort of killed their spirit a little bit. I was glad to second goal in the second half and then I thought we were quite good."

Westwood praises Kettering attitude

Kettering Town caretaker manager Ashley Westwood told BBC Radio Northampton:

"Full credit to the lads. They've put a shift in. No-one was down, they tried their best.

"They gave 100% but it just wasn't to be. If they put in that level of performance then I am sure they are going to get their rewards.

"We kick on as normal, see what we can do and hope to get a few results quickly."

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