Soham halt losing run with comfortable win

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Soham Town Rangers halted a run of four straight defeats in Ryman League Division One North with a 4-2 victory over Cray Wanderers.

An Andy Palamer double was added to by Luke Stanley and Oli Akinsanya to seal to seal all three points for Rangers.

Elsewhere, Newmarket Town got themselves back to winning ways following back-to-back defeats in Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, with a 4-2 victory over Gorleston to keep themselves in the hunt for a top-five finish.

Newmarket Ruby Club sealed a second successive win as they overcame Thetford with a hard-fought 20-15 victory. The win leaves the club in third place in IPA Greene King Eastern Counties League Division One.

Norwich City retained the bragging rights in the East Anglian derby with a 2-0 triumph over Ipswich Town on Sunday and move up to third in the Sky Bet Championship, one point off the automatic promotion places.

Bradley Johnson and Lewis Grabban got the Canaries’ goals that leave Mick McCarthy’s Tractor Boys sixth in the table, two points behind their local rivals.