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My mates who support other teams just don’t understand. They glance at the results, and the Championship table, and send me texts saying things like: “I bet you’re thrilled with your team.”

Felixstowe & Walton helped erase memories of a 7-2 FA Cup defeat at home to Brantham Athletic in August, with a 5-1 victory against the same opponents, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Friday night.

Last season’s Suffolk Senior Cup winners, Achilles, started their journey to retain the title against Thurlow Nunn new boys Framlingham Town.

Needham Market moved into the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup by defeating Chesham United, from the Evo Stik Southern Premier League, 2-0 in an enthralling tie at Bloomfields on Saturday.

Friday Night Football returns to the Goldstar Ground on Friday night (tomorrow) and offers up a real mouth-watering fixture (KO 7.45pm).

The home supporters turned out in force again for this top-of-the-table clash, and went home happy as the Seasiders recorded a solid 3-0 win against a previously-unbeaten Histon side, at The Goldstar Ground.

Ipswich Witches came out 51-39 winners, in a tight Championship encounter against Redcar, at Foxhall, on Saturday.

Ipswich Wanderers lifted themselves off the foot of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division table with their first win of the season, 2-1 against fellow strugglers Wivenhoe Town.

Ipswich Witches’ team manager Ritchie Hawkins praised heat leaders Danny King and Rory Schlein after they led the team to a 51-39 win over Redcar on Saturday night at Foxhall.

Ipswich Witches saw off the spirited challenge of Workington Comets at Foxhall on Thursday night, winning 52-41 in the Championship.

Felixstowe & Walton got the start to the league season they wanted with Tuesday’s win at Stanway, following on from last Saturday’s curtain-raiser victory over Stowmarket Town.

Woodbridge Town top Thurlow Nunn Division One after winning their first two league games, scoring 13 goals in the process.

The magic of the Emirates FA Cup begins this weekend, when 370 of the 737 teams entered will be hoping to progress to the Preliminary Round stage of the competition.

Fourteen-year-old Emma Herrieven, played very well throughout the weekend of the annual Suffolk County Women’s Bowls Association Federation finals.

Kundai Benyu is aiming to convince Brendan Rodgers he can quickly become a Celtic regular following his summer switch from Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town’s Under-23s came from a goal down to defeat a physical Coggeshall Town side 2-1 in a pre-season friendly at West Street yesterday.

Daniel Bell-Drummond hit 90 not out from 55 balls to steer Kent Spitfires to a seven-wicket NatWest T20 Blast win over Essex Eagles in Beckenham.

The ‘Tru7.com’ Ipswich Witches survived a major scare to record a last heat 47-45 win at Berwick Bandits on Saturday in the Championship

Ipswich Witches start their Northern tour at Berwick Bandits tonight, in a Championship fixture (7.00pm).

A record crowd watched the motocross action at Wattisfield Hall on Wednesday.

Suffolk had only themselves to blame for bowing out of the Unicorns East T20 Tournament to Cambridgeshire on Sunday.

Suffolk defeated Hertfordshire in their final match in East Ladies’ County Week at Hunstanton to take the title for the first time in its present format.

Simon Harmer is not expecting lightning to strike a second time after a perfect storm whipped up an incredible fourteen-wicket haul for him against Warwickshire.

Simon Harmer blasted a massive hole in the Warwickshire batting at Chelmsford to take the first 14-wicket haul of his career and move Essex clear at the top of the Specsavers County Championship.

Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate is not fazed by the run-scoring rampage Nottinghamshire went on to set up today’s sell-out Royal London Cup semi-final at Chelmsford.

Eastern Counties Women suffered the first defeat this season in a tough encounter away to table-topping Leicestershire, despite playing arguably their best rugby this campaign.

As the curtain comes down on the worst season in my 38 years of supporting Ipswich Town, I can only say how truly thankful I am that it’s over.

Achilles provided a strong performance against visiting Haughley United, but it was all in vain as, elsewhere, Henley Athletic were crowned Senior Division champions with a 2-0 victory over Cranes Sports.

Despite Achilles boss Liam Hillyard being naturally disappointed, his side can take great credit in becoming the SIL Senior Division runners-up, following their first-ever Suffolk Senior Cup success at Portman Road.

Finally, the worst, dullest, most frustrating season of the 50 I’ve been supporting Ipswich Town has whimpered to a finish.

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