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Haverhill Borough manager praises 'massive' result in relegation match

Anthony Choat has said the side showed 'great resolve and determination' to come away from Wednesday's home game against Hadleigh United with a 1-0 win.

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BAR BARRIER: This effort from Newmarket Town's Leon Antoine rattled the crossbar. But the former AFC Sudbury striker did get his name on the scoresheet in a 2-0 win over Wivenhoe Town  Picture: Mark Westley

Saturday's local football round-up

Stowmarket Town won their seventh game in a row in style while Framlingham Town put themselves two points from securing a historic promotion but Hadleigh failed to take advantage of Haverhill Borough's draw at the bottom end of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.
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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Entertainment key for new boss

This week it was Steven Gerrard’s turn.

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KEY PLAYER: Kyle Clarke created one and scored the other goal in Rovers' 2-1 win over basement side Wivenhoe Town last Saturday. Picture: Richard Marsham

Rovers unfortunate to miss out on a point at home to Stowmarket

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PRESSURE SITUATION: Haverhill Borough have only five games remaining in the season with third-from-bottom Ipswich Wanderers travelling to The New Croft on Saturday. Picture: Mark Westley

Borough manager pleased with players ahead of last five games

‘There’s no one single game that makes the difference to a season, only the hindsight of chances missed.’

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DELIGHTED: Borough players celebrate after Robson scores. Picture: Clive Pearson

Match Report: Haverhill Borough 1 Hadleigh United 0

Haverhill Borough moved six points clear of relegation rivals Hadleigh United in last night's crucial tie between the two demotion threatened sides.

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MASSIVE RESULT: Borough record a crucial 3-2 win over Histon as relegation battle hits stride. Picture: Mark Westley

Match Report: Haverhill Borough 3 - Histon 2

Haverhill Borough picked up a vital three points in their relegation fight with a deserved and hard fought win over sixth placed Histon.

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RECORD BUSTER: Josh Mayhew broke the Thurlow Nunn League record in hat-trick style on the way to a 5-1 win for Stowmarket. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up: Stowmarket's Josh Mayhew smashes 25 year goal scoring record

Josh Mayhew has today broken the Thurlow Nunn League's goal scoring record, as he helped Premier Division side Stowmarket Town to a 5-1 victory away to Saffron Walden.
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WATCHING ON: Player-manager Marc Abbott watches on as his regular first team captain, Sam Holmes, heads the ball away. Picture: Tudor Morgan-Owen

Goalless draw for Rovers sees first clean sheet in five months

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RIVALRY: Wratting's Roger Dourado battles Linton's Dale Archer. Picture Mark Westley

League title campaign still on track with latest win

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

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WELCOME RETURN: Matt Staines scored Borough's only goal, a late consolation, as he has recently returned to the side after months of unavailability    Picture: Mecha Morton

Hadleigh close gap on Borough to just three points in league

Haverhill Borough will today be feeling the pressure as Hadleigh United closed the gap to just three points in their relegation battle as every game becomes crucial.

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WATCHING AND WAITING: Both Borough and the HCSA await a decision from the FA to move forward. Picture: Mecha Morton

paperwork issue threatens Borough

The FA have threatened to end Haverhill Borough’s hunt for a solution to their ongoing ground grading saga due to a missed administrative deadline, according to New Croft chief Peter Betts.

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NO STRANGERS TO SUCCESS: Cavendish won the Premier Division last season

Cavendish hope to move to National League System

Cavendish Football Club has applied for a move to a higher league, as they chase a new challenge next season, writes Hannah Dolman.

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The Thurlow Nunn League season is being extended to cope with the backlog of fixtures from the prolonged wet weather

EXCLUSIVE: Thurlow Nunn League gets green light to extend season

Thurlow Nunn League teams are set to finish their campaigns across different days after the league was given approval by the FA to schedule games up to a week later than planned to complete a fixture backlog.

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MEMORABLE DAY: Josh Mayhew bagged his 50th goal of the season. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

It has been a day to remember for Josh Mayhew as the Stowmarket Town striker drew level with a Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division record this afternoon.
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GOAL SCORER: Rory Jebb found the net for Haverhill Rovers, his eighth goal of the club's 2017/18 league campaign   Picture: Mecha Morton

Rovers unable to capitalise on dominance against Wanderers

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: League One could answer new boss search

Should he stay or should he go?

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GOOD JOB: Rory Bone congratulates Ryan Swallow after he scored a fantastic goal to seal the 2-0 home victory over Fakenham Town on Saturday   Picture: Mark Westley

Manager overjoyed by win over bottom-four side in survival war

Manager Anthony Choat has said Saturday’s performance is ‘just what’s needed’ from the team to ensure the committee’s efforts to find a suitable facility to play at next season have not been in vain.

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NEGOTIATIONS: The HCSA board will make the final decision on if Haverhill Borough will be allowed to move from the 3G (right) to the grass (left)

Borough await decision on fate

Haverhill Borough’s future is in the hands of their New Croft landlords, with the facility’s board likely to have to make the decision on whether the Blues will be allowed to ground share with Rovers next season.

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UNPLAYABLE: This recent scene from Debenham LC was repeated at clubs across the county today

Wet weather forces raft of postponements

Bury Town's home derby with AFC Sudbury is among a large number of games to be washed out by the wet weather today (Monday, April 2).

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