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Ipswich Town

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Championship duo Birmingham City and Fulham, plus relegated Wigan Athletic are keen on signing out-of-contract Ipswich Town winger Paul Anderson, we understand.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Portman Road. Photo: Ashley Pickering

Ipswich Town have just enjoyed their best season in a decade – and we want to know your thoughts.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Tyrone Mings in action for Town.

A 17-year-old football fan has admitted abusing Ipswich’s Tyrone Mings after police were called by a television viewer 180 miles away.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Sir Bobby Robson with a statue of himself as Ipswich Town manager. Photo: Andrew Parsons

Chelsea’s Premier League-winning manager has been speaking about his admiration for former Ipswich Town manager Sir Bobby Robson in a radio interview.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Frank Nouble

Former Ipswich Town striker Frank Nouble has been released by League One Coventry City.

Non League

Friday, May 22, 2015

In the second of his two-part 2014/15 non-league review, Will Ridgard looks at the fortunes of the Thurlow Nunn League teams, with particular reference to some dodgy pre-season predictions!

Friday, May 15, 2015
Needham Market celebrate winning the Ryman Division One North title for season 2014/15. It has been a great campaign for many of the region's non-league teams.

Having taken in more than 60 non-league games in the 2014/15 season, WILL RIDGARD has written a two-part season review, looking back at some of the best matches, goals and moments from the campaign, as well as naming a Ryman League ‘Team of the Year’, which is likely to cause lively debate.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Individuals, clubs and leagues in Suffolk have been recognised in the 2015 FA Community Awards.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Adam Place scores the fourth goal for Lakenheath

Lakenheath lifted the Suffolk FA Senior Cup sponsored by Queensway thanks to a record 7-0 victory over Ipswich Valley Rangers in Saturday’s final.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A bright 70 from Cody Chetty helped Copdock & Old Ipswichian to a third victory on the spin, at the expense of hosts Frinton in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Suffolk v Cambridgeshire - cricket action at Ram Meadow in Bury. Joe Barrs bowling for Cambridgeshire.

Suffolk were demolished by Cambridgeshire, in their third Unicorns Knock-Out Trophy Group Two match of the season, staged at the Victory Ground, Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Justin Bishop

Kyle Coetzer starred with the bat, and Jack Beaumont with the ball, as Suffolk beat Bedfordshire in a rain-affected Unicorns Knock-Out Trophy Group Two match, staged at Dunstable Town Cricket Club on Sunday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Kyle Coetzer in action for Scotland

Scotland World Cup star Kyle Coetzer is set to make his debut for Suffolk in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy opener against Norfolk.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Tiptree school choir has been chosen to welcome Fiji to the Rugby World Cup in England later this year.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Former St Joseph’s College pupil Lewis Ludlam and Ipswich-born ex-Framlingham School pupil Will Owen have been named in the England squad for the Under-20 World Cup which is to be held in Italy, next month.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes will be honoured at the Eastern Counties Rugby Union annual dinner, where the guest speaker will be former England international Rob Andrew, current director of rugby at the RFU.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The sun came out for the St Helena hospice and Colchester RFU fun day on bank holiday Monday. George  and Olivia Vinter.

St Helena Hospice teamed up with Colchester Rugby Club for a joint community fete and fun day on the May day bank holiday.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Ipswich Basketball duo Luke Mascall-Wright and Sam Newman have become the latest players from the Copleston-based academy to be recruited to play college basketball in America.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Sam Newman was superb against Lancashire

EBL Division Two play-off semi-final

Lancashire Spinners 97

Ipswich 74

With a strong travelling contingent behind them, Ipswich Basketball men’s team were looking to upset the odds and grab an historic victory away in the Spinners’ fortress.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ipswich's Rory Winter in action for the under 18s

While the U13’s and Senior Men were away competing in their final playoff games this season, the U14 Girls began their playoff journey with a tough trip to Bucks Hornets, writes Arron MacDonald.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ipswich Basketball Club u13s at the National Final Four

The unbeaten Ipswich under 13 boys basketball squad travelled to Sheffield at the weekend for the National League Final Fours, returning with heads held high after two incredibly close defeats.

Colchester United

Monday, May 18, 2015

Colchester United could come in for Elliott Hewitt, after the ex-U’s loanee was released by his parent club Ipswich Town this afternoon.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

Magnus Okuonghae arrived at Colchester United “as a boy,” and left “as a man.”

These, I hasten to add, are his words, not mine!

Friday, May 15, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

Colchester United defender, Magnus Okuonghae, has NOT been offered a new deal by the Essex club.

Thursday, May 14, 2015
George Moncur watches his shot hit the back of the net and keep Colchester in League One

Another season, another relegation battle conquered.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Freddie Sears

Ipswich Town play-off winner John McGreal would like to see former Colchester United hitman Freddie Sears spearhead a new breed of Blues heroes at the end of this month.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Ipswich Witches secured a much-needed win at Plymouth on Friday night, 49-41, to finish top of the Southern section and progress to the semi-final of the League Cup.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Danny King rears up ahead of Claus Vissing (yellow helmet) and Rohan Tungate, before falling in heat thirteen of the Ipswich v Berwick (Knock Out Cup) meeting at Foxhall Stadium. Picture: Steve Waller

Rohan Tungate admits to being ‘totally gutted’ after his costly last place in heat 15 against Berwick at Foxhall Stadium on Thursday night cost his side victory.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Kalle Katajisto (yellow) hits the track after running into Kevin Doolan.

Former Ipswich Witches captain Kevin Doolan returns to Foxhall with his Berwick Bandits side, promising tonight’s Travel Plus Tours KO Cup first round, second leg tie is far from over.

Danny King in action. Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Witches picked up their first Premier League point of the season after a battling effort at Newcastle on Sunday.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A man with 17 years’ experience in Newmarket’s horseracing industry has hit out at its failures to uphold its own safety advice at the Hatchfield Farm planning inquiry.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Status Quo, playing Newmarket Nights, July 17. Photo: Danny Clifford

Status Quo will be rocking all over the July Course this summer as part of this year’s Newmarket Nights line-up.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Lot 66 Oasis Dream (GB)

The opening day of Tattersalls annual Craven Breeze Up horse auction in Newmarket raked in £3,450,000, with the two-year-old specimens selling at an average of over £82,000 each.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Frankie Dettori at Newmarket

One of the world’s top jockeys, Frankie Dettori, is to be the official ambassador for Newmarket Racecourses this season.

More Sport

Saturday, May 23, 2015

A seaside Suffolk venue hosted a special event amid building excitement for the arrival of this year’s Women’s Tour cycling race.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Billy Bird puts his unbeaten record on the line.

British Masters Light-Middleweight champion Billy Bird returns to the ring on May 30, to face an opponent who took British, Commonwealth and European champion Billy-Joe Saunders the distance.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Raymond van Barneveld is coming to Ipswich. Photo: Clive Gee/PA Wire.

A second major darts exhibition in Ipswich has been announced after the inaugural star-studded Ipswich Masters at the Corn Exchange sold out in around 30 minutes this morning.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

EADT and Ipswich Star journalist Gemma Mitchell cycled Stage One of the 2015 Aviva Women’s Tour Cycle race with professional cyclists Helen Wyman and Lucy Martin from the Matrix Fitness team who will be competing in the 2015 Women’s Tour race. The ride started from The Crown in Snape and ended in Aldeburgh.

The Aviva Women’s Tour is returning to Suffolk as it hosts the first stage of the prestigious international cycle race on June 17.

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