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New signing Thurlbourne will play further forward for City

Brady Stone has revealed new signing Jamie Thurlbourne will play in an advanced position for Ely City.

SNOWY SCENES: Match action from Ely's defeat away at Stowmarket

Second place Stow too strong for Ely


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Mark Wallis

No titles for Wallis and Janssens at Romford

Neither Mark Wallis nor Patrick Janssens had cause for celebration after Romford’s two finals were completed on Friday.

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HIGH HOPES: Demie-Jade Resztan

Resztan in top shape ahead of quest for a Euro Champs medal

Demie-Jade Resztan believes she could not be in any better shape as she prepares for one of the biggest competitions of her boxing career.

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EXCITING TIMES: Mildenhall boss Dean Greygoose is hoping the club's scholarship scheme will produce some top players

Mildenhall looking forward as they reveal plans for scholarship scheme

Mildenhall Town are hoping to unearth some stars of the future after announcing plans to launch a scholarship scheme ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Pick plotting a second Winter Paralympics

Pick plotting a second Winter Paralympics

Owen Pick has vowed to return to the Winter Paralympics after his first attempt yielded no medals, writes Liam Apicella.

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TARGET SET: Soham boss Robbie Mason

Greens ready to make late top-10 bid

Manager Robbie Mason is adamant Soham Town Rangers can gate-crash the top 10 of the Bostik League North Division, writes Liam Apicella.


Varian may abort bid for Lincoln glory with lightly-raced Prince

Zabeel Prince will be in action as the Flat season gets underway at Doncaster on Saturday, but trainer Roger Varian is yet to make a final decision on which race he will feature in.

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WHAT A JOURNEY: Nick Pope has been one of Burnley's star players this season. Picture: Andy Ford/Burnley FC

The Nick Pope journey: From dashed Ipswich dreams to England call-up

By his own admission Nick Pope felt like the world had ended when Ipswich Town — his boyhood club — released him at the age of 16.

AT THE DOUBLE: Shaun Avis scored twice against Felixstowe

Jockeys set own example to follow

Michael Shinn feels that his Newmarket Town side set the standard with their performance during Saturday’s 2-1 victory at table-topping Felixstowe & Walton United, writes Liam Apicella.

WHAT A JOURNEY: Nick Pope has spoken to this week's Free Press and Journal. Picture: Andy Ford/Burnley FC

Nick Pope on his rise from non-league to England call-up

This week’s Bury Free Press and Newmarket Journal will carry an exclusive extended interview with homegrown Nick Pope, following his call-up to the senior England squad.

COMFORTABLE WIN: Stowmarket celebrate one of their four goals against Brantham. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

A debutant made a big impression on his first Bury Town appearance, a Stowmarket Town striker took two steps closer to breaking a goalscoring record and Newmarket Town pulled off a shock win on a snowy afternoon of football.
NEW ROBIN: Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Ely sign Thurlbourne

Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely City after a brief spell with Wisbech Town.

NO PLAY: This is the secene on most local pitches today

UPDATED: Snow disrupts weekend programme but which games are still on?

Around half of the football matches involving local Thurlow Nunn League and Bostik League sides have been announced as being off today as the snow continues to fall in some parts.

STORMING THROUGH: Nathan Brooks goes on the attack for Ely against West Norfolk. Picture: Steve Wells

Tigers battle through the conditions


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TOP RUN: Sam Sadler

Sadler shines for Joggers

Sam Sadler was Newmarket Joggers’ star performer at an event held in Haverhill at the weekend.

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Ipswich Town columnist Joseph Sadler

Ipswich Town fan Joseph Sadler’s column: Ugly scenes on and off the pitch

What a sad state of affairs at this once great football club.

ENGLAND CALLING: Nick Pope has been selected by the Three Lions

Wilkins delighted as Pope gets England call-up

Richard Wilkins believes former Bury Town goalkeeper Nick Pope is fully deserving of his first call-up to the senior England football squad.

DERBY HOPES: Sir Michael Stoute

Her Majesty turns to Stoute in Derby bid

The Queen’s bid for a first ever Investec Derby victory this year will rest with Sir Michael Stoute.

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NOT TO BE: Owen Pick finished ninth this morning. Picture: ParaylmpicsGB

No Paralympic medal for Pick

It was not to be for Owen Pick in his second attempt to win a Winter Paralympic medal this morning.

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