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Walsham-le-Willows continue impressive Premier Division campaign so far with 3-0 win at Ely City




Walsham-le-Willows’ impressive season to date continued on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Ely City in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Fresh from scoring twice against an Ipswich Town XI during the week, captain Jack Brame took his tally for the season to 12 goals at the Ellgia Stadium.

The versatile Lee Sim and winger Kehan Whitby were also on target for Walsham, who included four members of their under-18s in their matchday squad.

FOOTBALL - Walsham Le Willows V Ipswich Town U18s Suffolk Premier Cup Quarter-Final..Pictured: Jack Brame breaks through to score...PICTURE: Mecha Morton. (5524967)
FOOTBALL - Walsham Le Willows V Ipswich Town U18s Suffolk Premier Cup Quarter-Final..Pictured: Jack Brame breaks through to score...PICTURE: Mecha Morton. (5524967)

One of those players – Harvey Hubbard – came off the bench to make his first-team debut for the Suffolk side.

The victory has stretched Trevor Newman team’s unbeaten run in the Premier Division to five matches.

They sit sixth in the table, just four points adrift of Godmanchester Rovers in second.

Tomorrow they play host to eighth-placed Gorleston (3pm).

l After beating Norwich United 2-0 in their previous league outing, struggling Framlingham Town were brought back down to earth by Godmanchester on Saturday.

The second-from-bottom Castlemen shipped five goals without reply in Cambridgeshire.

Framlingham were well in the contest at half-time having conceded only one goal, but the hosts turned on the style after the restart to eventually triumph by a comfortable margin.

It does not get any easier for Liam Abraham’s men as they prepare for table-topping Histon tomorrow (3pm).

The Stutes have been in impressive form this term, winning 11 of their 13 games, losing just once.

l First Division North outfit Debenham LC had an afternoon to forget at Achilles in the Suffolk Senior Cup at the weekend.

The Hornets were beaten 3-2 by their lower-league opponents, as well as having Kieren Joseph and Andrew Crowe red-carded.

Leading goalscorer Lamell Howell and Jake Conway netted the goals for Leon Moore’s beaten team.

Eleventh-placed Debenham, who have signed Jake Rudge from Claydon, will switch their attention back to league matters tomorrow with a trip to Downham Town, who are eighth. (3pm).

They go into the clash unbeaten in each of their last three fixtures, picking up a total of five points during that time.



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