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RYMAN LEAGUE: AFC Sudbury manager promising a busy week of transfers

With the transfer window affecting clubs at Ryman League level closing on Friday, Jamie Godbold is preparing to work overtime to bring in the players he believes he needs to keep AFC Sudbury at their current level.

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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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AWAY WIN: Tom Driscoll (right) in action for Hadleigh

Ards miss out on making it three in a row

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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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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MISSED CHANCES: Stacey Teager (right) missed two one-on-ones for AFC Sudbury during their win at Billericay

AFC complete the double over Ricay

EASTERN REGION

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SLIDING CHALLENGE: Match action from Sudbury's home loss

Pressure ramps up on AFC after home loss

Jamie Godbold has admitted that Saturday’s defeat only makes this weekend’s home clash with Hendon even more crucial.

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DEBUT MAKER: Sam Corcoran

AFC new signing Corcoran has survival experience

It may not be at the point of requiring a ‘great escape’ just yet, but ahead of a crunch basement battle with Hendon, AFC Sudbury need look no further for survival inspiration than their new signing, Sam Corcoran.

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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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FINED: AFC Sudbury have been fined �300 for their part in the abandoned game with Hendon in January

AFC Sudbury and Hendon both handed fines by The FA

AFC Sudbury and Hendon have both been fined by The Football Association for their roles in the abandoned fixture in January between the two clubs.

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VIDEO: 'We need to look at character and mindset of players' says AFC Sudbury boss

AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold has said he needs to examine the mental attributes of his players ahead of their relegation run-in to ensure they do not have a quick return to the Ryman League's second tier.

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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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CELEBRATION TIME: Jordan Hutchings celebrates his injury-time strike for Halstead Town at the weekend

Hutchings’ stunner helps rescue a point for Halstead against Diss

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION

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LATE LEVELLER: Ben Elliott scores from the penalty spot

Late Elliott penalty earns Hadleigh a point which takes them out of the bottom three

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION Hadleigh United 2

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CUP HEARTACHE: Kane Munday pictured on the ball for AFC Sudbury Reserves during their Suffolk FA Senior Cup quarter-final defeat to Crane Sports

AFC slump to joint-worst ever defeat in Hampshire

RYMAN LEAGUE

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DETERMINED: AFC boss Jamie Godbold

Godbold: Fans can play ‘important part’ in great escape

Jamie Godbold believes the AFC Sudbury supporters can play an ‘important part’ in their bid to avoid relegation this season.

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