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Mike Bacon

Archant Sports reporter

A new season of speedway and all the Ipswich Witches get round the table to discuss the year ahead

Chris Harris says there is no reason why Ipswich Witches can’t make the Premiership play-offs this season.

Today saw the Ipswich Witches press and practice day with the new season at Foxhall just over a week away. MIKE BACON went to see what was happening.

MIKE BACON was at Ipswich Witches press and practice day. He and video photographer Ross Halls bring you some of the action from the day

It’s Ipswich Speedway’s press and practice day and MIKE BACON was there

Join Mike Bacon and Carl Marston for a no holds-barred pod with Harwich & Parkeston chairman Tony Armstrong and Felixstowe & Walton chairman Andy Wilding.

As Foxhall Stadium opened to a 58th consecutive season of Spedeworth Oval Motorsports, the high attendance were treated to a feast of action Saturday night from the National Unlimited Bangers, 2.0Ltr Hot Rods and Superstox, writes Dean Cox.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the continuing Ronaldo or Messi question. Plus ‘celebrates’ 30 years of the World Wide Web. And speedway is back!

Felixstowe & Walton travel to The Village Glass Stadium on Saturday to face Witham Town, who currently sit 18th in Bostik North and who are working hard to steer away from the drop zone, writes Barry Grossmith.

It’s back to the bread and butter of league matches for three of the top four sides in the Suffolk & Ipswich League.

A new date has been fixed for the KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup Semi-Final between Stowmarket Town and Felixstowe & Walton United which was postponed last night.

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Leiston manager Stuart Boardley is looking forward to taking on his former team-mate and temporary lodger Adem Atay in the semi-finals of this season’s KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Tonight’s KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup Semi-Final between Stowmarket Town and Felixstowe & Walton United has been postponed.

The prize may be a final at Portman Road, but Ipswich Town Under-18 coach Adem Atay says his side will be sticking to their principles of trying to produce a performance in the KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final, writes Nick Garnham.

“It could go either way,” says Felixstowe & Walton United manager Ian Watson of his side’s KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final versus Stowmarket Town, writes Nick Garnham.

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews says his players deserve a place in the KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup Final for their efforts this season, writes Nick Garnham.

Rick Andrews admits his Stowmarket Town players are playing for ‘personal pride’ as far as the rest of their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division campaign is concerned, writes Alex Moss.

The 58th season of Spedeworth Oval motor sport at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich returns this Saturday night – and with a bang, writes Dean Cox.

A win on Tuesday night at the Carlsberg Stadium against Biggleswade Town took Leiston up to 11th place in the Southern League Central Premier table and restored a bit of confidence after the Suffolk side were defeated 4-0 at Stourbridge last weekend, writes Craig Cooper

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley said that while he knows many fans are being won over by the football being played by the Yellows, not everyone is convinced.

Vicki Hunt, the reigning Suffolk Ladies’ Senior match play champion, is captain of Ipswich Ladies in a year when the club is staging the English Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Purdis Heath.

Whitton boss Shane Coldron says his team have responded at just the right time.

A round-up of the SIL action this weekend...

Felixstowe & Walton play hosts at The Goldstar Ground this weekend to Basildon United, a club seemingly in free fall, writes Barry Grossmith.

Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers says he takes ‘personally’ the position the Club finds itself in.

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Rick Andrews says his Stowmarket Town side will need to learn how to break teams down more if they are to push on next season, writes Alex Moss.

Mike Bacon and Carl Marston are joined by Needham Market chairman Keith Nunn and Suffolk FA CEO Richard Neal. Plenty of fun and chat...

In his latest column, Nino Severino looks at the positives good parenting can do in sport

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