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Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury remain unbeaten in six, following their 1-0 home win over league leaders AFC Hornchurch in the Bostik North Division.
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CLEAN SHEET: Paul Walker shone for AFC Sudbury at Tilbury, while the club have produced a new badge (inset) which features a new club banner along the bottom to go under the town crest

Walker shines in AFC’s goalless draw

BOSTIK LEAGUE

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NEW ADDITION: Andrew Ofosu

BOSTIK LEAGUE: Hall sign new striker

Mildenhall Town manager Dean Greygoose has bolstered his attacking options with the signing of Andrew Ofosu.
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STARTED WELL: Luke Haines fired his side to a 1-0 lead within the first 20 minutes as Haverhill Rovers dominated the first 30 minutes of play

Rovers fall in the Quarters

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Long-suffering fans deserve a derby win

If I could choose two words to describe Ipswich Town fans right now, it would be ‘long suffering’.

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CLOSE EFFORT: Haverhill Borough captain Jarid Robson came close to scoring during Saturdays 6-0 Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division home defeat against Stowmarket Town

Tough week for Borough ends with heavy loss to Stowmarket

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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WIN REMOVED: Haverhill Borough have had their 4-1 win at Walsham-le-Willows on December 9 ruled out for fielding an ineligible player, Ed Greenall, pictured in goal during Saturdays 6-0 defeat to Stowmarket Town

Borough boss still upbeat despite win ruled out

Haverhill Borough manager Anthony Choat is staying positive despite being dealt a blow to his side’s survival hopes last week, writes Alex Moss.

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QUESTIONS: The moment that caused controversy, does the ball cross the line? (Picture: Mecha Morton)

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Bury Town were the side to claim bragging rights in their Bostik North Division derby against Mildenhall Town, in a game played in atrocious pitch conditions.

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The New Croft pilots Respect and watches it soar

The New Croft pilots Respect and watches it soar

The New Croft has successfully spread Respect — The FA’s flagship behavioural campaign — after being selected as one of 43 sites across the country to pilot an innovative scheme this season.

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STRONG WING PLAY: Ryan Phillips performance on the wing was crucial in the lead up to two of Boroughs goals (Picture: Gary Brown)

‘Second half of the season was made for Borough’, boss claims

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Dave Gooderham’s Ipswich Town column: Mick has to make top six

It’s getting a bit silly.

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PATS ON THE BACK: Haverhill Rovers enjoy the celebrations after beating fourth-placed Brantham Athletic in a five-goal thriller (Picture: Mark Bullimore)

Future is bright for Rovers after finding form in front of the net

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ONE BACK: Cameron Watson pulled a goal back for Borough in their 2-1 defeat to Wivenhoe Town

Haverhill Borough lose to basement side in Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Haverhill Borough blew the chance to put a nine point gap between themselves and the relegation zone in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, as they lost 2-1 to basement side Wivenhoe Town on Wednesday night.

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EFFORT: Blake Kicks on for West Wratting in their game against Cambridge University Press

On course for treble winning season

West Wratting prepare to face Orwell this weekend, as they target a spot in the final of the Cliff Bullen Challenge Cup.

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CELEBRATIONS: John Sands celebrates after scoring Needham Market's second goal in their 4-2 home win over Tonbridge Angels (Picture: Ben Pooley)

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There have been some surprising results emerging from the Bostik and Thurlow Nunn leagues this Saturday, leading to a potential change of fortune for some teams that have found their league tough this season, while others start to flounder.

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BUSY SPELL: West Wratting manager Michael Bavester knows his team have some hard fixtures ahead

Busy spell of fixtures for title-chasers

A seven-goal thriller at Lakenheath saw treble title-contenders West Wratting progress to next month’s final of the Kershaw Premier Cup.

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Disappointment at more short-termism

Putting aside grotesque transfer fees and wages, the January transfer window, for once, shone as brightly as Jim White’s suit.

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BRIGHT FUTURE: Marc Abbott has said the team are in a phase of development and growth as they look to their under-18s to bolster the squad in rhw near future

Difficult game to promotion-hopeful Brantham at weekend

Marc Abbott has admitted it does not get any easier for Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Haverhill Rovers, with this Saturday’s home fixture to Brantham Athletic (3pm).

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PENALTY TAKER: Rory Bone scored Borough's goal, after Ally Conway was brought down in the box

Manager admits frustration at continuing defensive frailties

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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UPGRADE: The 3G pitch at The New Croft, Borough's home ground, needs to be upgraded by March 31

Race against time to upgrade pitch

Haverhill Borough are in a race against time to upgrade their ground to avoid being booted out of the Thurlow Nunn League’s top flight.

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