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Saturday's local football round-up

All the final-day drama a football supporter could ask for was on show at Julius Martin Lane this afternoon as Soham Town Rangers preserved their Ryman League Division One North status during a seven-goal thriller against Maldon & Tiptree.
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ALL SMILES: Youngsters smile for the camera at the recent Suffolk FA event

New Croft stages county matches

Suffolk FA hosted the last FA Girls’ Regional Advanced Coaching Centre Festival of the season at The New Croft in Haverhill last week.

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DOUBLE FIGURES: Luke Haines netted his 10th goal of the season for Haverhill Rovers during Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Felixstowe

Two defeats for Rovers on Easter weekend

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‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

Dave Hardwick insists the Haverhill Borough players deserve all the plaudits after they sealed an historic promotion for the club this week.

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Borough wrap up promotion in style

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Ipswich Town season ticket holder and columnist Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘A great win against a good side - I won’t apologise for celebrating it’

What a great weekend! A decent performance at Burton — a scintillating one at home to Newcastle — and we’re mathematically safe from relegation.

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Mildenhall Town players celebrate winning the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division with their travelling fans at Thetford Town  Picture: Mark Bullimore

Easter Monday's Football Round-Up

Victories sparked promotion parties for Mildenhall Town, Haverhill Borough and Stowmarket Town in the Thurlow Nunn League, while AFC Sudbury showed their fighting spirit in the wake of relegation from the Ryman League's top flight.

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STAR ATTRACTION: Former Ipswich Town midfielder Jimmy Bullard will be at the Suffolk FA Awards Night. Picture: ITFC

Tickets on sale for Suffolk FA Awards Night

Tickets are now on sale for what is set to be a bumper evening of entertainment at this year’s Suffolk FA Awards Night.

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Wildcats coming to Haverhill this month

Wildcats Girls’ FC will be coming to Haverhill later this month.

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NEARLY THERE: Mildenhall celebrate their late winning goal over FC Clacton. Picture: Mark Westley

Saturday's local football round-up

It now appears to be a case of when and not if AFC Sudbury's first season as a Ryman League Premier Division club ends with relegation after today's 1-0 defeat at Tonbridge Angels, while lower down the pyramid in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, Mildenhall Town moved a step closer to clinching the title.
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OPENING GOAL: Marcus Hunt scored the first goal for Haverhill Rovers

Rovers hit the 40-point mark

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Haverhill Borough's player were left celebrating another home win last night, which puts Martin Westcott's side on the brink of confirming their promotion to the Thurlow Nunn League's top division

Mid-week football round-up: Haverhill Borough go top of the table

Another solid home display from Haverhill Borough last night put them top of the Thurlow Nunn League First Division for the first time this season, and on the cusp of confirming an historic promotion.

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GETTING CLOSE: Martin Westcott, whose Haverhill Borough side are on the verge of promotion, watches on during Saturdays cup defeat.

Borough closing in on collective promotion

Had the bookmakers offered Thurlow Nunn League First Division promotion odds at the start of the season, it is fair to assume that Haverhill Borough would not have been among the frontrunners.

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DEJECTED FEELING: Boro' goalkeeper Paul Walker looks on regretfully after conceding one of four goals

Below-par Borough suffer another semi-final defeat

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘We need dynamic duo to galvanize the club should Mick leave’

There’s an air of resignation about this season — and the future of boss Mick McCarthy.

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Haverhill Borough 1 Crane Sports 4 - James Blades celebrates scoring against Borough 'keeper Paul Walker  Picture: Mark Bullimore

UPDATED: Saturday's local football round-up

Haverhill Borough's dream of a Portman Road county cup final was quickly ended by a rampant Crane Sports while Newmarket Town hit double figures at Wivenhoe but there was another 4-0 home defeat for AFC Sudbury.
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Borough closing in on an historic promotion

Borough closing in on an historic promotion

Haverhill Borough will have a year’s grace to get their ground up to scratch if they clinch promotion up to Step Five level this season.

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TIGHT TUSSLE: Haverhill Rovers make a tackle on their hosts Newmarket

Rovers beaten by Jockeys in an eight-goal thriller

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ABANDONED: Lee Hurkett is taken to hospital via an ambulance

Westcott: ‘It was right decision’

Haverhill Borough’s Martin Westcott admitted his players were still keen to complete their Suffolk FA Senior Cup semi-final with Crane Sports on Saturday, despite the 40-minute delay which led to an abandonment.

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Craig Pruden, left, scored Haverhill Borough's first goal in their 2-0 win over Diss Town. 

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TUESDAY ROUND UP: Haverhill Borough continue their promotion charge

Second half goals from Craig Pruden and Ryan Swallow gave Haverhill Borough a 2-0 win over visitors Diss Town and kept them in second place in the Thurlow Nunn League First Division.

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