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Alan Lee says Ipswich Town still have ‘a fighting chance’ of keeping themselves in the Championship.

Bury St Edmunds are relishing what promises to be their biggest test of the season, when they welcome National League Two South leaders Rams to The Haberden this afternoon (3pm).

South Africa

Join Bury Town first-team boss Ben Chenery and former Ipswich Town striker Alan Lee talking all things non-league, as well as a few tales from the pro game they both enjoyed playing in.

Ben Chenery

MIKE Bacon takes a look at the latest VAR issues. Plus is Sir Andy the greatest-ever sporting Brit?

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There was a third consecutive win for Laura Sampson (Sussed Out/Mondraker) at the Winter Series mountain bike races near Brandon where she won the Veteran Female 90 minute race, writes Fergus Muir.

Fergus Muir

Coaches and players at a Bury St Edmunds primary school football club are celebrating after being awarded Football Association (FA) Charter Standard accreditation.

Ampton’s Dunston Harriers meeting was run on going described as on the quick side, but still provided some competitive racing and both trainers and jockeys were full of praise for the exceptional job done by clerk of the course Simon Stearn and his team.

Point-to-point

In our latest round-up of the local rugby scene, Southwold scored the win of the weekend, while there were also victories for Colchester, Sudbury, Chelmsford, Braintree and the Woodbridge Amazons.

Sudbury

Bostik North

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A last-gasp header from defender Kyran Clements, deep into injury time, salvaged a point for Bury against their fellow mid-table opponents from the Thames estuary.

Ollie Hughes

Suffolk sport

There was limited action in the local leagues this week, with only London One North sides in action – but Colchester and Sudbury picked up good wins.

Join Bury Town first-team boss Ben Chenery and former Ipswich Town striker Alan Lee talking all things non-league, as well as a few tales from the pro game they both enjoyed playing in.

MIKE Bacon takes a look at the latest VAR issues. Plus is Sir Andy the greatest-ever sporting Brit?

There was a third consecutive win for Laura Sampson (Sussed Out/Mondraker) at the Winter Series mountain bike races near Brandon where she won the Veteran Female 90 minute race, writes Fergus Muir.

In-form Tilbury are the visitors to King’s Marsh Stadium this Saturday, with AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley likely to ring a few changes.

Ampton’s Dunston Harriers meeting was run on going described as on the quick side, but still provided some competitive racing and both trainers and jockeys were full of praise for the exceptional job done by clerk of the course Simon Stearn and his team.

In our latest round-up of the local rugby scene, Southwold scored the win of the weekend, while there were also victories for Colchester, Sudbury, Chelmsford, Braintree and the Woodbridge Amazons.

Ipswich Town

Join Mike Bacon, Carl Marston, ITFC chief football writer for the EADT and Ipswich Star Stuart Watson, and our very special guest, Carlos Edwards for a fascinating chat about non-league, Ipswich Town, and all things football.

IN his latest column, Mike Bacon takes a look at Town’s FA Cup tie at Accrington and reflects on the bravery of motorsport competitors.

MIKE BACON takes a look back at 2018 as well as a jump forward into 2019. From Ipswich Town to Lewis Hamilton – looking back, looking forward.

Three Ipswich Town legends will appear on stage at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds for an unmissable evening of stories and anecdotes about the club.

MIKE BACON takes a look at a sporting week that has seen England enjoy success.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

MIKE BACON takes a look at the inclusion of Wayne Rooney in the England squad and also asks... If you were Raheem would you have owned up?

Newmarket news

Ampton’s Dunston Harriers meeting was run on going described as on the quick side, but still provided some competitive racing and both trainers and jockeys were full of praise for the exceptional job done by clerk of the course Simon Stearn and his team.

In recent years some high quality racing has been seen at Ampton, and this Sunday’s meeting could provide another excellent day’s action.

Gina Andrews was the headline act at Cottenham’s second meeting of the season, just as she was at the first fixture, writes Matt Coleman.

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