Christmas holiday football results

AFC Sudbury got back to winning ways at home to Heybridge Swifts, while there was a very welcome win for Cornard United against rivals Long Melford, a game which proved to be the last for manager Geoff Cleal.

Thursday, December 30

Ridgeons League First Division

Coranrd United 3 Long Melford 2

(Fuller (2) Millsom) (Crissell, Williams)

Att: 162

Saturday, January 1

Ryman League Division One North

AFC Sudbury 2 Heybridge Swifts 1

(Baker, Townrow)

Att: 303

Npower Championship

Coventry City 1 Ipswich Town 1

(Fallon)

Norwich City 1 QPR 0

(Martin)

Tuesday, January 3

Ridgeons League Premier Division

Hadleigh United 3 CRC 2

(Mayhew (2) Wright)

Att: 99

Ridgeons League First Division

Halstead Town 3 Cornard United 0

Long Melford v Whitton United (postponed)

Npower Championship

Ipswich Town 0 Nottingham Forrest 1

Middlesbrough 1 Norwich City 1

(Holt)

* For a full-round up of sports results, including match reports, match action and reaction, as well as fixtures for the week ahead, see Thursday’s Suffolk Free Press.