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LATEST: Lowestoft and Braintree games off

12:17 28 December 2012

THE RAIN is playing havoc with the festive fixture list and a number of games have already succumbed to the elements.


Thurlow Nunn games at Wisbech, Wivenhoe Town, Debenham LC and March Town United have already been cancelled due to waterlogged pitches, while Lowestoft Town’s game at Met Police has also succumbed to the wet weather.

Braintree Town’s game at home to Woking has also been postponed.

In Blue Square Bet South, Chelmsford are due to host Boreham Wood at the Melbourne Stadium, having seen their game on Boxing Day, a derby clash with Billericay, postponed.

Leiston’s home game is in doubt with a pitch inspection to take place tonight. Should their match be given the go-ahead, the Blues will be looking to make it eight unbeaten at home to third-place Wealdstone.

Bury’s game at home to Hendon is on and no pitch inspection has yet been scheduled, while in Division One North, Needham Market are away at Potters Bar Town, but only if the pitch passes a 10.30am pitch inspection tomoorrow.

Elsewhere in Division One North, AFC Sudbury play host to Harlow Town.



Daryl Murphy scores Ipswich's third at Charlton during the second half. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy said his side’s ruthlessness in both boxes was the key to a 3-0 victory at Charlton this lunchtime.

Naby Sarr and Freddie Sears chase the ball at The Valley

Freddie Sears believes Ipswich Town were always in control as they secured a comfortable 3-0 win away at Charlton this afternoon.

The scene as Daryl Murphy celebrates his second goal at Charlton on Saturday

Chief football writer Stuart Watson gives his view on Ipswich Town’s 3-0 win away at Charlton.

Daryl Murphy scores Ipswich's opener at Charlton

Daryl Murphy scored twice and Freddie Sears netted the other as Ipswich Town won 3-0 at Charlton Athletic this lunchtime.

Freddie Sears gives Ipswich a two-goal lead just before half-time at Charlton

Your chance to rate the performance of the Ipswich Town players away at Charlton Athletic.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is in for Kevin Bru

Ainsley Maitland-Niles comes into the Ipswich side in place of the injured Kevin Bru, ahead of this afternoon’s game with Charlton.

Brighton and Hove Albion's Bobby Zamora after scoring his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at the AMEX Stadium: Steve Paston/PA Wire.

Brighton regained top spot in the Sky Bet Championship as Bobby Zamora’s early second-half goal proved the difference against Birmingham at the Amex Stadium.

Match Centre

All the action and reaction from The Valley, as Ipswich Town take on Charlton Athletic.

Mick McCarthy urges his players on at Charlton last November

Mick McCarthy speaks to chief football writer Stuart Watson ahead of this lunchtime’s clash with Charlton Athletic.

Ryan Fraser could return to Ipswich next week.

The cavalry is coming for Ipswich Town.

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