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Goodger suspended for Hemel test

FOOTBALL clubs go into the final two weeks of pre-season preparation looking in decent shape in advance of the campaign that gets under way on August 9.Hungerford Town are midway through a batch of games against Conference sides and on Saturday they entertain Hemel Hempstead, who were comfortable Southern League champions last term.And on Tuesday evening they take on last season’s beaten FA Trophy finalists Gosport Borough, who squeezed past Hungerford en route to Wembley .

Hungerford will be without striker Harry Goodger against Hemel after he was ‘suspended’ by manager Bobby Wilkinson following his dismissal in Tuesday’s goal-less draw ...

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Thatcham Town manager Richie Bourne resigns

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Thatcham Town FC resigns from Southern League

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