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AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold spoke to deputy sports editor Russell Claydon following his side’s pleasing 3-0 home win over Romford on Saturday, which keeps the Yellows in third place.

After a nervy first-half, the victory was secured after the break with Terry Rymer’s 51st minute lead added to soon after when Nathan Cooper diverted Jordan Blackwell’s cut-back past his own goalkeeper, with substitute Gianfranco Mallardo wrapping things up with a third in injury time.

Meanwhile, Godbold has been named as the Ryman League Division One North’s manager of the month for January, after guiding his new side, who he joined on January 11, to four wins and a victory on penalties over Witham Town In the third round of the Robert Dyas League Cup.

His reward for the Nicholas Rowe Tailoring Manager of the Month is a framed certificate, to be presented at a forthcoming fixture, as well as being measured up for a bespoke new suit by the Surrey-based suit and menswear specialists who agreed a unique new sponsorship partnership in August to kit out all the Ryman’s top monthly managers.