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FA Cup draw: Sudbury to host Mildenhall

AFC Sudbury have been drawn at home to divisional and Suffolk rivals Mildenhall Town in the first qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.

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GOOD DRAW: Long Melford (black and white) will face Ipswich Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup

SUFFOLK PREMIER CUP: Melford draw Ipswich

Long Melford have been drawn at home against Ipswich Town Under-23s in the first round of the Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup.

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FA recognition for first birthday

FA recognition for first birthday

Haverhill Town FC have been awarded Chartered Standard club status by the FA, as they celebrate their one-year anniversary.

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GOAL-DEN MOMENT: Haverhill Rovers players celebrate equalising against higher-league Heybridge Swifts   Picture: Mark Bullimore

Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury and Mildenhall Town were the only local sides to get through their Emirates FA Cup ties while Stowmarket Town, Haverhill Rovers and Haverhill Borough will all get the chance to make the next round with replays to come on Tuesday.
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NEW START: Josh Meekings will hope to have a better time at his new Dundee club, after an injury-plagued final season at Inverness in 2016/17.  Credit: Dundee FC

Local footballer signs contract with Scottish Premiership club

Josh Meekings, the 24-year-old footballer from Cavendish, has agreed to join Dundee FC after months of speculation over his future.
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Choat urges team to start taking chances

Haverhill Borough’s manager Anthony Choat has said the losing start to the season is ‘just bad luck’ as his side are playing well, writes Hannah Dolman.

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RIGHT CALL: Ryan Geoghehan feels the early wins are testament to why he chose to stay

Nothing to lose but everything to gain in FA Cup next round

Loyalty can be a rare thing in football these days, but not at Haverhill Rovers — where one player turned down more money and a step up the league ladder to stay.

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Ipswich Town fan and season ticket holder Zach Ward.

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Our best start since 1999 – let’s enjoy it while it lasts’

Boring, boring Ipswich.

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The lights went out at Park Drive at half-time, meaning AFC Sudbury's game at Maldon & Tiptree had to be abandoned

Tuesday's local football round-up

Bury Town hit Hertford for six on the road in the result of the night, while there were also wins for Needham Market and Ely City.

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ON THE MOVE: Thetford's Cameron King has joined Shamrock Rovers

King joins League of Ireland’s Shamrock

Thetford Town playmaker Cameron King has completed a move to League of Ireland Premier Division side Shamrock Rovers.

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SHOWING THE PASSION: New signing Adam Mills netted for AFC Sudbury in a 1-1 draw as the team target just 'a good season' following demotion disappointment last year

Saturday's local football round-up

The season is kicking off with a stutter rather than a bang, with few teams able to hit the ground running and record early wins.
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ON TARGET: Luke Haines is congratulated after scoring the third goal

Rovers set the standard with routine home win

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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Titus Bramble, pictured on the Tour of Suffolk Ipswich Town charity cycle ride this summer

TNL LEAGUE: Former Premier League defender Titus Bramble signs for Stowmarket Town

Stowmarket Town have pulled off a major transfer coup by signing former Ipswich Town, Newcastle United, Wigan and Sunderland defender Titus Bramble.

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EXCITING TIMES: Peter Betts will be overseeing Ipswich Towns new Academy Player Development Centre at The New Croft which begins next month

Ipswich Town Academy: ‘Expanding to Haverhill was an easy decision’

Richard Boreham says that Ipswich Town’s decision to launch an Academy Player Development Centre in Haverhill was a ‘no-brainer’.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Renewed sense of optimism at Portman Road after encouraging start’

When one door closes, another one opens, as the saying goes.

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Hadleigh United's new signing Kyron Andrews was on target on his debut in the Brettsiders' 3-2 FA Cup victory over Sporting Benghal United  Picture: Mark Bullimore

Saturday's local football round-up

Both Haverhill sides, Long Melford, Newmarket Town and Hadleigh United all booked their places in the next round of the Emirates FA Cup this afternoon.
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HAT-TRICK HERO: Ryan Weaver (left) was clinical against Mildenhall

Borough in a good position for start of season, manager confirms

Ryan Weaver proved to Haverhill Borough manager Anthony Choat why he will be an important player for the coming season, after scoring all the team’s goals in their final warm-up game against Mildenhall Town.

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NEW SEASON, NEW TEAM: Ben Cowling (left) reveals his final-look side for the 2017/18 season in the Premier Division of the Thurlow Nunn League, including new signings Kelvin Enaro, Cameron Watson and Aaron Forshaw

Rovers ready for new season to get under way

A hat-trick from Haverhill Rovers’ Rafal Woźniak helped the team to a commanding 6-3 victory over Braintree Town Reserves in their final warm-up game before the new season.

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Ian Brown will co-manage Suffolk FA Under-18s

Brown appointed joint Suffolk boss

Former professional player and local non-league manager Ian Brown is to be joint manager of the Suffolk FA Under-18 side this season.

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Girls Advancing Coaching Centre county matches at The New Croft, with an U12 match

Haverhill's football youth teams show support for England Women's team

The Lionesses will be supported by the boys and girls of The New Croft when they take to the field this evening in the Netherlands.
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