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Former Ipswich Town stalwart Micky Stockwell says England’s players must cope with the weight of expectation heading into their World Cup opener against Tunisia tonight (7pm ko).

Bobby Robson

David Platt’s late winner against Belgium saw England advance to the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup, but how much do you remember about the match?

RUSS18

Pelé or Baggio? Batistuta or Maradona? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Thomas or Gerd Müller? Which legend has found the net the most times at World Cup tournaments?

RUSS18

Can’t get enough of the World Cup? Here’s how to fill the next few weeks with more football and Russia

National Trust

Ipswich Town legend and former England international Russell Osman has backed the Three Lions to make the semi-finals of the World Cup.

UEFA

Tens of millions will be gambled on the outcome of the World Cup, from the outright winners to the number of times Neymar spits during a game, but who do you think will lift the trophy?

Premier League

The Greatest Show on Turf kicks off in Russia this week, bringing with it all the emotion, heartache and joy that every football tournament does. Mark Heath takes a look at what we can expect in the next month.

Premier League

Former England and Ipswich Town star Kieron Dyer says he is confident England will do well in Russia, even though expectations are not high.

Premier League

England boss Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man World Cup squad - but who should make the starting XI against Tunisia?

RUSS18

The Queen has opened three of her favourite royal residences to camera crews to mark the 30th anniversary of Countryfile - includng Sandringham in Norfolk. What can we expect to see when the team descend on one of the Royal Family’s most treasured estates?

Harry

There’s a brand new trio of pro-dancers competing for Strictly’s Glitter Ball trophy this year alongside a host of familiar faces (but we’re still in mourning for the lack of Brendan Cole). Here are the new and old faces you’ll spot in the ballroom this autumn.

BBC

The presenting teams have been revealed for football’s greatest tournament as the best players across the globe prepaer to descend on Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018. But which channel will kick off the action for England?

Roy Keane

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Suffolk and north Essex courts in April.

Ipswich

Following news of Mick McCarthy’s impending departure from Ipswich Town, talk of his replacement has begun. Andy Warren looks at the names in the frame.

Mick McCarthy

It’s like The Darling Buds of May do Corfu but that’s a good thing. Escaping to Greece for an hour every Sunday night makes Monday feel far further away than it really is

Ford

Three Suffolk athletes posted top-10 finishes at the annual CAU Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships, held over a muddy and demanding course at Prestwood Hall, Loughborough, on Saturday.

United Kingdom

Two horses playing a starring role in promoting this year’s Suffolk Show have been officially named Passchendaele and Poppy.

Suffolk Show

‘By now, the cold spell in Britain is in its 64th day – the coldest winter since 1829-30. The last really cold spell, in 1949, lasted 49 days...’

Football League

With the Revel Outdoors Winter Series only just completed, mountain bikers were straight back in action for the first round of the Mud, Sweat and Gears “summer” league at Hadleigh Park, writes Fergus Muir.

Belgium

The Irish Republic, France, the US, Netherlands and Germany were the top five export markets for UK food and drink last year, according to government figures.

China

The number of registered adult breeding female horses has dropped by more than 5% in a year, so the battle’s on

France

A tennis talent from Suffolk played a major part in the success of the Great Britain team as they reached a prestigious world final.

Sweden

In a unique performance, Ipswich Choral Society and DanceEast bring a newly commissioned work to Ipswich, next month.

Germany

Aldi has recalled 38,000 packs of its frozen mixed vegetables after a grandmother said she found half a rat inside one.

Belgium

Suffolk teenager Harvey Sayer has been called-up to the England Under-15 squad, writes Nick Garnham.

United Kingdom

“We need to sometimes stop and think what these people did”

India

A record turnout of over 400 people enjoyed the traditional Christmas Day dip at Felixstowe. See our photo gallery and videos here.

Sarah Barber

Back in 1914, they’d said the fighting would be over by December 25. It wasn’t. By the winter of 1917, peace remained elusive. But life carried on while the guns boomed across Europe

ipswich

Suffolk women’s choir The Orwell Singers have raised £700 for Ipswich charity Families in Need (FIND) though a special charity concert.

France

New rules to allow free range egg producers hit by bird flu restrictions to market them for longer as a free range product have been welcomed by East Anglian farmers.

European Union

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