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Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury remain unbeaten in six, following their 1-0 home win over league leaders AFC Hornchurch in the Bostik North Division.
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CLEAN SHEET: Paul Walker shone for AFC Sudbury at Tilbury, while the club have produced a new badge (inset) which features a new club banner along the bottom to go under the town crest

Walker shines in AFC’s goalless draw

BOSTIK LEAGUE

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NEW ADDITION: Andrew Ofosu

BOSTIK LEAGUE: Hall sign new striker

Mildenhall Town manager Dean Greygoose has bolstered his attacking options with the signing of Andrew Ofosu.
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ONE MAN'S JOY: As Ely City celebrate a goal, Long Melford despondently walk away

Disappointing result for Long Melford

After recent high flying performances, Long Melford plummeted to the ground without a parachute, as they lost 5-1 to a resurgent Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Long-suffering fans deserve a derby win

If I could choose two words to describe Ipswich Town fans right now, it would be ‘long suffering’.

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MISSED CHANCES: AFC Sudbury Reserves go close once again, but could not find a way past goalkeeper Stephen Fenner in the Debenham goal, even when they did breach the Hornets back line

Debenham make Sudbury pay for wasteful finishing

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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TWO IN TWO: Hadleighs Tom Driscoll was on the scoresheet for the second weekend running as his sole strike at Kirkley & Pakefield saw the Brettsiders to a first win 11 matches  Picture: Mecha Morton

Hadleigh receive six-point boost after a first win in 11

Shane Wardley has said there is a real belief among his Hadleigh United squad that they can beat the drop, after their first win in 11 matches effectively handed them six points.

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STANDOUT DISPLAY: Liam Bennett shone for AFC Sudbury Reserves in a number of roles down the right-hand side

Winning run comes to an end for AFC’s reserves but best finish is on

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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CONTRIBUTING: Darren Mills scored 11 times for Bury Town this season,
including his final goal for the club in their 1-0 home win over Witham Town on Tuesday, February 6 (Picture: Paul Tebbutt)

BOSTIK LEAGUE TRANSFER NEWS: Darren Mills steps up as he swaps the Blues for the Blues

Bury Town have announced that striker Darren Mills has moved to Bostik League Premier Division side Leiston and could make his return debut this weekend
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Top two will give a health check on where AFC are at

Lee Norfolk says the next two games will be a great gauge of how far a revamped AFC Sudbury side have come, writes Russell Claydon.

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QUESTIONS: The moment that caused controversy, does the ball cross the line? (Picture: Mecha Morton)

Saturday’s local football round-up

Bury Town were the side to claim bragging rights in their Bostik North Division derby against Mildenhall Town, in a game played in atrocious pitch conditions.

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MATCH WINNER: Hassan Ally

Stoppage-time winner for Melford

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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BACK IN TOWN: Sam Mulready has rejoined Soham after a spell with Corby

BOSTIK LEAGUE: Mulready back at Soham

His goals helped to keep Soham Town Rangers up last season and now Sam Mulready is back wearing a green and white-striped shirt.

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Dave Gooderham’s Ipswich Town column: Mick has to make top six

It’s getting a bit silly.

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WINNING MENTALITY: AFC Sudbury's young side are learning how to win even when the going is tough (Picture: Mark Bullimore)

Convincing win for better afc

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STRONG START: Recent signing Phil Kelly has three goals in five games

Kelly blown away by quality of youngsters

It took one training session for Phil Kelly to know he had made the right decision in joining AFC Sudbury, writes Liam Apicella.

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REVENGE MISSION: Halstead Town manager Mark McLean wants his players to show what they are capable of when coming up against promotion-chasing Framlingham Town on Saturday

Humbugs have a score to settle with Framlingham

Halstead Town’s Mark McLean is hungry for his side to exact revenge on high-flying Framlingham Town when they visit Rosemary Lane on Saturday (3pm) — but says they will not be putting up the barricades to stop The Castlemen.

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NOT READY: AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley is cautious about his team's play-off ambitions this season

Young guns not ready to fire in higher div

Mark Morsley has reiterated that his young AFC side are ‘not ready’ for promotion, as recent results lift them into play-off contention, writes Hannah Dolman.

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CELEBRATIONS: John Sands celebrates after scoring Needham Market's second goal in their 4-2 home win over Tonbridge Angels (Picture: Ben Pooley)

Saturday’s local football round-up

There have been some surprising results emerging from the Bostik and Thurlow Nunn leagues this Saturday, leading to a potential change of fortune for some teams that have found their league tough this season, while others start to flounder.

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Disappointment at more short-termism

Putting aside grotesque transfer fees and wages, the January transfer window, for once, shone as brightly as Jim White’s suit.

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