Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes Matt Blake has the credentials to play at a higher level and said he will do all he can to make that happen, even if it results in the Blues losing their star man.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he will know when any of the club’s talented youngsters are ready for the Blues’ first-team, having allowed young striker Ben Morris to join National League side Woking, on-loan, this week.
Mick McCarthy is unconvinced by the theory that playing teams with little to play for, towards the end of the season, is more difficult than facing a side that is desperate for points to win promotion or avoid relegation and possibly playing with nerves.
Kevin Bru and Kieffer Moore missed training this morning, Bru with a bang to his knee and Moore with a groin strain - throwing doubt over whether they will be fit for Ipswich Town’s match against Cardiff City on Saturday.
Felixstowe & Walton United moved to within three points of league leaders Mildenhall Town, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, after this convincing victory, which kept their title ambitions very much alive.
Ipswich Town are six points adrift of the perceived 50-point survival target and Mick McCarthy admits they are not yet safe. CHRIS BRAMMER thinks they will survive, reaching 56 points, and looks where vital games will be won and lost.