AFC Sudbury failed to avenge their Bank Holiday league defeat against visiting Mildenhall, drawing 1-1 in their FA Cup Qualifying Round tie, to set up a replay at Recreation Way on Tuesday.
A new-look Braintree Town side comfortably won their opening pre-season match at Long Melford on Saturday, 6-0, leaving new manager Brad Quinton well satisfied with their first outing.
There is a massive game at Ipswich Wanderers tonight as Hadleigh United visit Humber Doucy Lane clinging on to their Premier Division status by a thread.
A big crowd is anticipated tomorrow night as Brantham Athletic host Ipswich Wanderers.
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Sudbury gave one of their best displays of the season, winning two bonus points, and would have claimed overall victory at mid-table Eton Manor, but for two lapses in concentration.
The big derby in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division this weekend sees Hadleigh United host Brantham Athletic – the two sides both having their own targets between now and the end of the season.
AFC Sudbury recovered from a goal down to secure a vital three points in their fight to retain their Ryman Premier Division status, defeating visiting Folkestone Invicta 3-1.
Sudbury gave a superb performance against Tring, by far the strongest team in the league, and their determined defence often held up a classy opposition team, in a 52-14 home defeat
AFC Sudbury were comprehensively beaten by a team who were quicker, more determined and slicker in front of goal and, had it not been for goalkeeper Marcus Garnham, would have conceded more.
Some excellent goalkeeping from the experienced Darren Moyes saved the visitors from what could have been a humiliating defeat, as Felixstowe pinned them in their own half for long periods of this game.
Jake Reed scored a minute from time to rescue a point for Lowestoft Town in yesterday’s Suffolk derby at AFC Sudbury.
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