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Russell Claydon is sports editor for the Bury Free Press and four other Suffolk titles as well as co-ordinating the sports offering for Suffolk News.

Big Suffolk derby among wet weather call-offs but historic Vase clash set to go ahead

09 December 2023
Big Suffolk derby among wet weather call-offs but historic Vase clash set to go ahead

Big Suffolk derby among wet weather call-offs but historic Vase clash set to go ahead

09 December 2023

The weather has played havoc with the non-league fixtures for a second weekend running but a club’s historic FA Vase clash is among those to survive.


Willows set out to create more history in FA Vase

01 December 2023
Willows set out to create more history in FA Vase

Willows set out to create more history in FA Vase

01 December 2023

Walsham-le-Willows joint boss Ian Hubbard is hoping his side can rise to the occasion as they look to keep a club record run going in the FA Vase.


Magpies bid to complete perfect week in their historic FA Cup tie

04 August 2023
Magpies bid to complete perfect week in their historic FA Cup tie

Magpies bid to complete perfect week in their historic FA Cup tie

04 August 2023

Homegrown star Josh Durham and manager Danny Crow preview Harleston Town’s historic first FA Cup tie.


We tried an Asian-themed BBQ cooking course and this is what we thought

30 July 2023
We tried an Asian-themed BBQ cooking course and this is what we thought

We tried an Asian-themed BBQ cooking course and this is what we thought

30 July 2023

With BBQ season in full flow, our reporter looked to take his ‘grill game’ to another level with a Thai Vietnamese-themed cooking course.


Crow’s Magpies off to a flying start with five goals against sorry Soham

29 July 2023
Crow’s Magpies off to a flying start with five goals against sorry Soham

Crow’s Magpies off to a flying start with five goals against sorry Soham

29 July 2023

Five different names got on their scoresheet as Harleston Town warmed up for their FA Cup debut with a big opening day win against Soham Town Rangers.


Framlingham boss left full of pride in cup effort

21 July 2023
Framlingham boss left full of pride in cup effort

Framlingham boss left full of pride in cup effort

21 July 2023

Framlingham Town’s manager was left brimming with pride after his side got within minutes of a penalty shootout against Step 3 side Needham Market.


Needham leave it late against Fram to secure third Suffolk Champions Charity Cup

18 July 2023
Needham leave it late against Fram to secure third Suffolk Champions Charity Cup

Needham leave it late against Fram to secure third Suffolk Champions Charity Cup

18 July 2023

Needham Market scored two late goals against Framlingham to keep up their winning start to pre-season and lift another Suffolk Champions Charity Cup.


Tangerines squad takes shape with six new arrivals

14 July 2023
Tangerines squad takes shape with six new arrivals

Tangerines squad takes shape with six new arrivals

14 July 2023

Diss Town have revealed six new arrivals as well as retaining five of last season’s squad for a crack at a promotion push in 2023/24.


Diss boss thinks academy link-up will put club on pathway to success

16 June 2023
Diss boss thinks academy link-up will put club on pathway to success

Diss boss thinks academy link-up will put club on pathway to success

16 June 2023

The new Diss Town manager explains why he instigated a marriage between his full-time employers and The Tangerines.


Diss Town find new manager from within as club seeks stability amid link-up with coaching company

05 June 2023
Diss Town find new manager from within as club seeks stability amid link-up with coaching company

Diss Town find new manager from within as club seeks stability amid link-up with coaching company

05 June 2023

Diss Town have decided to promote from within for their next manager – and his background has strong links to their new under-18s set-up.


‘We are thrilled’: Rudd’s coaching team to take over Diss’ U18s

02 June 2023
‘We are thrilled’: Rudd’s coaching team to take over Diss’ U18s

‘We are thrilled’: Rudd’s coaching team to take over Diss’ U18s

02 June 2023

A company co-founded by recently retired footballer Declan Rudd is to take control of his hometown club’s U18 age group to develop youth talent.


Reigning champion Ingham gives fairy-tale end to home weekend

26 May 2023
Reigning champion Ingham gives fairy-tale end to home weekend

Reigning champion Ingham gives fairy-tale end to home weekend

26 May 2023

The Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 team returned to the top step of the podium on home soil with a battling win.


Diss relieve head coach of duties and announce successor

01 January 2023
Diss relieve head coach of duties and announce successor

Diss relieve head coach of duties and announce successor

01 January 2023

The Mackenders club will be under a new coaching regime when they return from the festive break.


Patience and support call for new-look Diss Town

12 August 2022
Patience and support call for new-look Diss Town

Patience and support call for new-look Diss Town

12 August 2022

The Tangerines' joint manager heads into their season opener calling for a more supportive environment to build their push for a play-off place.


Tangerines complete two more signings

29 June 2022
Tangerines complete two more signings

Tangerines complete two more signings

29 June 2022

Diss Town have strengthened both their back and attacking options ahead of their opening pre-season friendly this weekend.


'Priority signing' among Tangerines' first new additions

04 June 2022
'Priority signing' among Tangerines' first new additions

'Priority signing' among Tangerines' first new additions

04 June 2022

Diss Town have announced their first two summer signings – which includes a familiar face – as well as the club's pre-season fixture list.


Framlingham boss: ‘We just ran out of steam’

28 April 2022
Framlingham boss: ‘We just ran out of steam’

Framlingham boss: ‘We just ran out of steam’

28 April 2022

The Castlemen manager reflects on his side's play-off semi-final exit to Harleston Town.


REACTION: Howell delighted with way Harleston players handled play-off semi-final

25 April 2022
REACTION: Howell delighted with way Harleston players handled play-off semi-final

REACTION: Howell delighted with way Harleston players handled play-off semi-final

25 April 2022

The Harleston Town and Framlingham Town managers give their take on a 2-1 victory for the Magpies in their Thurlow Nunn League play-off match.


REPORT: Harleston defeat Framlingham by odd goal in play-off semi

23 April 2022
REPORT: Harleston defeat Framlingham by odd goal in play-off semi

REPORT: Harleston defeat Framlingham by odd goal in play-off semi

23 April 2022

Two first-half goals proved to be enough for Harleston to book their place in next weekend's Thurlow Nunn League First Division North play-off final.


Harleston will be ready to win back top spot on final day

15 April 2022
Harleston will be ready to win back top spot on final day

Harleston will be ready to win back top spot on final day

15 April 2022

Nick Howell says his Harleston Town side will be fully focused on getting the win they need as the title race comes down to the final day.


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