Weekend sport: AFC draw on opening day

AN injury-time equaliser denied AFC Sudbury a win at Redbridge while Hadleigh United are through to the prelimianry round of the FA Cup after a 3-2 win at Stanway Rovers.

In the cricket, Sudbury won by five wickets at home to Saffron Walden with five wickets for Craig Smith and an 84no from captain Darren Batch. Halstead drew at home to bottom side Norwich after batting second and hitting 175 to their opponent’s 246.

Results: Football

Premier League

Norwich City 1 Stoke City 1

npower Championship

Peterborough United 7 Ipswich Town 1

Ryman League

Division One North

Redbridge 2 AFC Sudbury 2

(Wareham, Devaux)

FA Cup

Extra preliminary round

Stanway Rovers 2 Hadleigh United 3

Wisbech Town 4 Halstead Town 0

Ridgeons League

First Division

Long Melford 2 Team Bury 0

Cornard United 2 Downham Town 0

*FOR a full round-up of results, including match action, reaction and a preview of the week ahead, see Thursday’s Suffolk Free Press.