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Saturday's local football round-up

AFC Sudbury remain unbeaten in six, following their 1-0 home win over league leaders AFC Hornchurch in the Bostik North Division.
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POINTS HAUL: Jason Cook (left) hopes his side can start to pick up points

Tangerines boosted by triple signing

With the deadline for signing new players in the Thurlow Nunn League this season now less than two weeks away, Jason Cook has bolstered his Diss Town squad with three new arrivals, writes Alex Moss.

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BACK ON TRACK: Diss RFC and head coach Dave Smith host North Walsham on Saturday, hoping for better result than the first time they met this season (Picture: Gary Donnison)

Diss look to get back on track at home to the Vikings

Dave Smith’s Diss RFC side will be looking to deliver some much-needed cheer to their home fans when they host North Walsham in a tasty Norfolk derby on Saturday (2.30pm).

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Long-suffering fans deserve a derby win

If I could choose two words to describe Ipswich Town fans right now, it would be ‘long suffering’.

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Norwich City columnist Ed Seaman

No better time for Nelson to find form

Not for the first time this season, Nelson Oliveira has found himself the main talking point in the build-up to the East Anglian derby.

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MISSED CHANCES: AFC Sudbury Reserves go close once again, but could not find a way past goalkeeper Stephen Fenner in the Debenham goal, even when they did breach the Hornets back line

Debenham make Sudbury pay for wasteful finishing

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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PROMOTION PUSH: Mel Aldis Framlingham Town side have won all four of their games played so far in 2018 and hold a seven-match winning run in the Thurlow Nunn League First Division

Fram boss hopes to keep rivals’ strike force quiet

Mel Aldis hopes Framlingham Town can keep Swaffham Town’s prolific strikeforce under wraps when the two promotion-chasing sides meet at Badingham Road tomorrow (3pm).

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QUESTIONS: The moment that caused controversy, does the ball cross the line? (Picture: Mecha Morton)

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Bury Town were the side to claim bragging rights in their Bostik North Division derby against Mildenhall Town, in a game played in atrocious pitch conditions.

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IN CHARGE: Manager Leon Moore

Debenham seeking a return to match action

There was more frustration for Debenham LC on Saturday after their home Thurlow Nunn League First Division clash with Halstead Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Norwich City - Ed Seaman

Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: Tyrbull has become integral

It was somewhat fitting that Tom Trybull marked his new Norwich City contract with the winner against Middlesbrough last weekend.

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WING PLAY: Diss' Stephen Vincent tries to beat his marker

Tangerines slip to fifth defeat in a row in front of own supporters

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Dave Gooderham’s Ipswich Town column: Mick has to make top six

It’s getting a bit silly.

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ON TAGET: Jake Taylor scored for Framlingham

Castlemen chalk up another win

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

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REVENGE MISSION: Halstead Town manager Mark McLean wants his players to show what they are capable of when coming up against promotion-chasing Framlingham Town on Saturday

Humbugs have a score to settle with Framlingham

Halstead Town’s Mark McLean is hungry for his side to exact revenge on high-flying Framlingham Town when they visit Rosemary Lane on Saturday (3pm) — but says they will not be putting up the barricades to stop The Castlemen.

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CELEBRATIONS: John Sands celebrates after scoring Needham Market's second goal in their 4-2 home win over Tonbridge Angels (Picture: Ben Pooley)

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There have been some surprising results emerging from the Bostik and Thurlow Nunn leagues this Saturday, leading to a potential change of fortune for some teams that have found their league tough this season, while others start to flounder.

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Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: Delight as Maddison stays

Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: Delight as Maddison stays

For all the hype that comes with new signings, Norwich City’s best piece of business during the January window could prove to be holding on to James Maddison.

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IN CHARGE: Mel Aldis

Castlemen looking to return to match action

For the second weekend in succession, Framlingham Town were left frustrated by the weather.

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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Disappointment at more short-termism

Putting aside grotesque transfer fees and wages, the January transfer window, for once, shone as brightly as Jim White’s suit.

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REPSONSE REQUIRED: Debenham boss Leon Moore

Boss calls for a positive response

Debenham LC manager Leon Moore has demanded a ‘massive reaction’ from his players when they host Halstead Town tomorrow (3pm).

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ALL SQUARE: Alex Blakeley in action for Scole against Attleborough

Scole remain in the promotion picture after home score draw

HADLEY & OTTAWAY

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