BURY TOWN and LEISTON have already earned more than £12,000 apiece in prize money alone, from this season’s FA Cup. Football writer CARL MARSTON talks to Bury chairman Russell Ward about the financial boost of the current cup run
This has already been an exciting start to the season for many of our Suffolk clubs, as football writer Carl Marston can testify from his frequent press box visits. In addition, below is all the best from tonight’s local action.
Suffolk athlete Helen Davies still has unfinished business with the marathon, after the terrible weather conditions put paid to her chances of a personal best time at this morning’s elite-only London Marathon.
Bury Town and Leiston both progressed through to the third qualifying round of the FA Cup, after wins over Waltham Abbey and Leighton Town respectively this afternoon, although Brantham Athletic bowed out at home to Aveley.
We are only a few weeks into an already unusual season, but already non-league matches have been abandoned or postponed for a host of bizarre reasons. From lingering fog to unwell referees; from COVID-19 concerns to tree damage. And that’s only within Suffolk, within the last few days!
In the first of a new series celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ipswich Town’s UEFA Cup winning campaign of 1980-81, CARL MARSTON talks to Terry Butcher about the first round tie against Aris Salonika
In this regular feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history, selecting one particular year, this time from 13 years ago when Jim Magilton’s men went goal crazy against Coventry City
The Isthmian League and Southern League kicked off their new seasons this afternoon, with Suffolk’s leading clubs Leiston, Needham Market, Lowestoft, Bury, Sudbury and Felixstowe & Walton United all in action.
In this regular feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history, selecting one particular year, this time from 18 years ago when George Burley’s side drew 1-1 with RK Sartid in the UEFA Cup