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For two brothers from Bury St Edmunds, this year’s World Cup has been a tale of euphoria and heartbreak.

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Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.


Former Ipswich Town groundsman Alan Ferguson says he’s done everything he can to help Gareth Southgate and England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium tonight (7pm).

Bobby Robson

Suffolk’s police officers expect to be tested to the limits this week as a trio of events combine to bring more pressures on an already stretched workforce.

Donald Trump

Ipswich Town legend and former England manager Sir Bobby Robson would have been “thrilled” by England’s World Cup success, according to his widow Lady Elsie.

Bobby Robson

We checked out this dog-friendly Suffolk coastal pub.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

Mike Bacon’s remembers July 1990 and England’s demise at the World Cup, Nessun dorma, BSE, the end of Margaret Thatcher. And why Southgate and Robson are so alike.

Bobby Robson

The waistcoat’s coming home

Monday, July 9, 2018

It’s coming home, it’s coming home...


England have reached their first World Cup semi-final for 28 years and will play Croatia on Wednesday night. Mark Heath brings you everything you need to know about the game.


England beat Sweden 2-0 in their World Cup quarter-final yesterday afternoon. STUART WATSON spoke to former Three Lions and Ipswich Town skipper Mick Mills, who thinks the Three Lions can go all the way.


Rowdy England fans have caused pandemonium by taking to the streets of Suffolk and north Essex to celebrate the team’s win against Sweden.

World Cup

Two football legends who hosted a special screening of the England World Cup quarter-final in Suffolk have spoken of their pride for the team.

Ipswich Town Football Club

Delighted England fans are gearing up to watch their team compete in a World Cup semi-final for the first time since 1990.

World Cup

As the nation prepares to roar the Three Lions to victory this afternoon, a community in Bury St Edmunds is proudly showing its support for the England team.


Millions of football fans will be glued to televisions this afternoon as England look to secure their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.

Suffolk police

There was huge doubt over whether we could actually pull it off but Gareth Southgate’s boys have today ‘written their own history’ and made it through to the World Cup semi-finals.


The many stages of being an England fan watching the game on TV at home - the hope, the fear, the joy, the misery, the desperately needing to have a wee but not daring to leave the screen...ahead of England v Sweden, writer Cory Varney dissects the experience of being the 12th man.


Football is coming home! Or at least that’s what the streets of Suffolk were screaming on Tuesday night.

Ipswich Town Football Club

There are three big Ipswich Town records in the history books but could one be about to be broken?

Paul Hurst

Suffolk police will deploy extra officers to deal with incidents of anti-social behaviour or criminality when England take on Sweden in the quarter-final of the World Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Suffolk police

Football fans can once again watch England in World Cup action on a big screen at Portman Road on Saturday.

Ipswich Town Football Club

A total of 10 players have represented their countries at World Cups while on the books of Ipswich Town.

George Burley

For the first time, the men’s finals at Wimbledon clashes with the World Cup final - while Andy Murray has ruled himself out of the running, England still have a chance of making it all the way and most sports fans would be interested in watching both. Cue clash confusion.


Jordan Pickford helped England end their penalty shootout hoodoo and reach the World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Colombia in Moscow.


Jordan Pickford may have grabbed the headlines with his penalty shoot-out heroics for England on Tuesday night, but fellow goalkeeper Nick Pope deserves a slice of the credit.


Sweltering temperatures across Suffolk and north Essex are set to continue well into next week, forecasters have said.


Suffolk couple’s dream sustainable home wins the Alan King Award for excellence in architectural technology.


Ipswich Witches ace Danny King takes a look at the meeting with Edinburgh, the Peterborough defeat and why he’s supporting England in the World Cup - oh and Sweden!

Danny King

The summer solstice marking the longest day and shortest night of the year, is on June 21. Will you be heading for stonehenge for a bit of druidical observance or simply going to bed at the usual time and wondering why it’s not dark?


Mike Bacon takes a look at how households cope with World Cup football. And why suddenly matches we would never watch are so irresistible!

Jonas Knudsen

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