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Laura Smith resigns as chief executive of Suffolk FA with immediate effect

Laura Smith has resigned from her position as chief executive of Suffolk FA with immediate effect.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘How we would take mid-table mediocrity now’

Just a few weeks ago, many were bemoaning the fact we looked set to finish the season mid table.

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RELIEF: Soham Town Rangers players celebrate one of their two goals in this afternoon's 2-0 home win over Bowers & Pitsea, which saw them climb out of the Ryman League Division One North relegation zone  Picture: Phil Chaplin

Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury had a nightmare afternoon as they went down 4-0 to Hendon in their 'relegation six-pointer' but Soham Town Rangers continued their revival with another three points while Needham drew their big game.
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CELEBRATION: Craig Pruden (7) congratulates Charlie Holmes on his goal

Borough thrash Holland to maintain promotion push

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION

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SUPER STRIKE: Danny Cunningham has been noticed by television show Soccer AM for one of his recent goals

Stow’s Cunningham eyes repeat of wonder goal

Danny Cunningham insists there is plenty of time for him to reproduce his goal which has received national attention in a Stowmarket Town shirt, writes Alex Moss.

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LATE RALLY: Mitchell Burr (right) got the comeback rolling for Haverhill Rovers on Saturday with his neat volley

Rovers rescue a point

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION

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IN FORM: Haverhill Borough remain in the promotion places in the Thurlow Nunn League First Division heading into the final five weeks of the season

‘This Borough squad is the best ever’ says boss

Martin Westcott has rated the current squad at Haverhill Borough as ‘the best it’s ever been’ during his time at The New Croft.

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ON TARGET: Tommy Robinson, pictured playing for Cornard United, scored for Suffolk FA Under-18s last night

Suffolk FA Under-18s stun hosts Norfolk in final league fixture

Suffolk FA Under-18s produced a stirring display to defeat Norfolk FA 3-1 in their final East Anglian Counties Championship fixture of the season.

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COMING TO BURY: Matt Holland, pictured playing in last year's ITFC Legends match, will be one of two Ipswich Town Legends at a charity evening at Bury Town next month

Bury Town to host Ipswich Town legends for charity evening next month

Bury Town will welcome Ipswich Town legends Terry Butcher and Matt Holland to their Ram Meadow home for a charity evening next month.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘A season ticket PR disaster — and relegation a real possibility’

A PR disaster off the pitch, while our poor run continues on it. I’m seriously worried.

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HEADS UP: Soham's Lloyd Groves attempts to force the ball goalwards during the crucial win over Thurrock

Saturday's local football round-up

The relief was there for all to see at Julius Martin Lane this afternoon as Soham Town Rangers ended their long winless run, but there was not such positive news for AFC Sudbury, who lost at home and remain deep in relegation trouble.
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Haverhill Borough will be hoping to be the ones celebrating in their semi-final

Suffolk Senior Cup Semi-Final Draw

Haverhill Borough will have to overcome Ipswich-based Crane Sports if they are to be running out in the Suffolk FA Senior Cup final at Ipswich Town's Portman Road.

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RELIEF: Ryan Swallow celebrates ending his goal drought with Haverhill Borough's second at Woodbridge Town in the Suffolk FA Senior Cup sponsored by CNet Training quarter-final   Picture: Gary Brown

Borough's Swallow relieved to end his goal drought on the big stage

Ryan Swallow spoke of his relief that he was able to rediscover his scoring touch to fire a brace that sent Haverhill Borough into their second successive Suffolk FA Senior Cup semi-final.

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HOME LOSS: Haverhills Rafal Wozniak (left) attempts to win back possession during the defeat to Ely

Rovers see red in defeat

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION

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TEAM SPIRIT: The Borough players celebrate their third goal of the tie

Borough back in the semis after win away from home

SUFFOLK SENIOR CUP

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LEAGUE FOCUS: Martin Westcott

Two games in quick succession for Boro’

After booking their place in the semi-finals of a county cup competition last weekend, Haverhill Borough will turn their attention back to league matters with two games in the space of four days.

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MOVING ON: Haverhill Rovers manager Ben Cowling wants to move on from the clubs unsuccessful appeal at Wembley Stadium last week

FA rules against Rovers in appeal at Wembley

The saga revolving around Haverhill Rovers fielding an ineligible player has finally come to an end following an appeal at Wembley Stadium.

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UNSUCCESSFUL APPEAL: Haverhill Rovers manager Ben Cowling

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Haverhill Rovers lose appeal at Wembley

Haverhill Rovers have lost their appeal against the points deduction from the Thurlow Nunn League for fielding an ineligible player.

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SLIDING CHALLENGE: Action from AFC Sudbury Under-16s' 4-1 win over Mildenhall

Sudbury dominate semi-finals event

Three teams from AFC Sudbury will feature in this season’s Suffolk FA Youth Cup Finals Day at Kirkley & Pakefield FC.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Mediocre March is putting pressure on the Blues’

Season tickets at Town are going to be an incredibly hard sell this summer — especially after so many false dawns.

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