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MATCH REPORT: Ely win Cambs Invitation Cup

CAMBRIDGESHIRE INVITATION CUP: Ely City 2 Cambridge United Development 1
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BAR BARRIER: This effort from Newmarket Town's Leon Antoine rattled the crossbar. But the former AFC Sudbury striker did get his name on the scoresheet in a 2-0 win over Wivenhoe Town  Picture: Mark Westley

Saturday's local football round-up

Stowmarket Town won their seventh game in a row in style while Framlingham Town put themselves two points from securing a historic promotion but Hadleigh failed to take advantage of Haverhill Borough's draw at the bottom end of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.
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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Entertainment key for new boss

This week it was Steven Gerrard’s turn.

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WING PLAY: Ely's Daniel Jeffrey looks to get the better of his Felixstowe marker on Saturday

Results not reflecting quality of Ely’s performances on the pitch

Brady Stone feels he cannot be too hard on his Ely City players, despite their run of negative form since the turn of the year.

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HIGH HOPES: Myles Cowling

Newmarket teen turns out against young Chelsea side

Newmarket’s Myles Cowling recently took a step closer towards realising his dream of becoming a professional footballer, writes Liam Apicella.

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CLINICAL FORM: Sam Mulready has scored four goals in his last three Soham appearances

Mulready and Gillies among goals for Soham

Soham Town Rangers’ hectic run of matches in the Bostik League North Division over the last week yielded a return of six points from a possible nine.

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DEJA VU: For the second season running Brady Stone's Ely City head into the Cambridgeshire Invitation Cup final as underdogs

Robins aiming to pull off an upset

A collective effort will be key if Ely City are to get their hands on the Cambridgeshire Invitation Cup for the first time since 2013 on Monday evening (7.30pm).

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RECORD BUSTER: Josh Mayhew broke the Thurlow Nunn League record in hat-trick style on the way to a 5-1 win for Stowmarket. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up: Stowmarket's Josh Mayhew smashes 25 year goal scoring record

Josh Mayhew has today broken the Thurlow Nunn League's goal scoring record, as he helped Premier Division side Stowmarket Town to a 5-1 victory away to Saffron Walden.
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DEADLOCK BREAKER: Sam Mulready scored the fourth goal of his second stint with Soham

BOSTIK LEAGUE: Strike duo earn Soham victory

Sam Mulready and Craig Gillies scored the goals as Soham Town Rangers earned a 2-0 victory at Dereham Town on Thursday night.

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ON TARGET: Andrew Ofosu scored his first goal for Mildenhall

Mildenhall pick up one point from six

It has been a tough few days for Mildenhall Town after they failed to beat two sides at home in the Bostik League North Division.

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TOUGH SCHEDULE: Soham boss Robbie Mason

Soham boss regrets lack of extension as side endures a gruelling schedule

Robbie Mason would like the Bostik League to have followed suit with their Thurlow Nunn League counterparts by extending the current season.

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RIGHT TRACK: Michael Shinn is close to having the squad he wants at Newmarket

Newmarket boss’ squad taking shape

Player-boss Michael Shinn has said he is ‘slowly’ assembling the squad he wants at Newmarket Town.

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CHAMPS: King's Ely football team

King’s Ely retain league title

King’s Ely School made a successful defence of their Mercian Under-18 Football League title after going the season unbeaten.

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The Thurlow Nunn League season is being extended to cope with the backlog of fixtures from the prolonged wet weather

EXCLUSIVE: Thurlow Nunn League gets green light to extend season

Thurlow Nunn League teams are set to finish their campaigns across different days after the league was given approval by the FA to schedule games up to a week later than planned to complete a fixture backlog.

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MEMORABLE DAY: Josh Mayhew bagged his 50th goal of the season. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

It has been a day to remember for Josh Mayhew as the Stowmarket Town striker drew level with a Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division record this afternoon.
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Ipswich Town columnist Dave Gooderham

Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: League One could answer new boss search

Should he stay or should he go?

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ON TARGET: Lewis Clayton

Greens pegged back late on

Soham Town Rangers were held to a 1-1 draw at home by bottom-of-the-table Romford on Saturday.

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JOB DONE: Mildenhall chairman Martin Tuck is delighted to club has got its ground up to the necessary standard to remain at Step 4

Mildenhall complete necessary ground work

Thanks to a grant from the Premier League, through the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF), Mildenhall Town have been able to complete works on their new spectator railings.

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ANGRY: Ely boss Brady Stone

Manager left angry as Ely lose landmark encounter

Brady Stone could not hide his anger and disappointment after watching his Ely City side — in his 200th game in charge — throw away a 3-1 lead during Tuesday’s derby away at Newmarket Town, writes Liam Apicella.

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PLENTY TO PONDER: Mildenhall boss Dean Greygoose

Problems in both boxes costing Mildenhall dearly

Dean Greygoose believes his Mildenhall Town side are being punished for showing some naivety in both penalty areas after they suffered their second high-scoring defeat in recent weeks on Saturday, writes Liam Apicella.

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