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Felixstowe & Walton battling with Newmarket Town to finish second in Thurlow Nunn Premier

PUBLISHED: 06:00 21 April 2017

Jordy Matthews strikes through a crowded penalty to give Felixstowe all three points at home to Haverhill Borough last week. Photo: STAN BASTON

Jordy Matthews strikes through a crowded penalty to give Felixstowe all three points at home to Haverhill Borough last week. Photo: STAN BASTON

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With the destination of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title decided, the battle for the runners-up position goes into the last week.

If Newmarket Town fail to collect three points at home to Kirkley & Pakefield tomorrow and the Seasiders win at Ely, then Kevin O’Donnell’s men will finish second.

Any other combination would see the battle go into the final game when the two sides meet at The Goldstar Ground on April 29.

Both sides should be favourites to collect maximum points although The Seasiders face a tricky test at the Unwin ground with Ely having a decent home record.

The Jockeys host a Kirkley & Pakefield side who have fallen away badly in the second half of the season and have lost five of their last six games.

The Seasiders start the day in second place with Newmarket a point behind but with an inferior goal difference.

Monday marks the 10th anniversary of Marcus Evans completing his takeover of Ipswich Town Football Club. Blues manager Mick McCarthy has today spoken openly about his working relationship with the owner.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is hoping that Teddy Bishop can fill the shoes of injured Emyr Huws during the second half of the season.

Ipswich Town winger Danny Rowe will be joining League Two side Lincoln City on loan for the second half of the season when the January transfer window opens.

Ipswich Town host Reading in a Championship match tomorrow afternoon (3pm).

Ipswich Town midfielder Emyr Huws has thanked Ipswich Town fans for their kind messages after the news that knee surgery has ended his season.

Ipswich Town host Jaap Stam’s Reading in a Championship match at Portman Road tomorrow (3pm). STUART WATSON previews the action.

Ipswich Town midfielder Cole Skuse says a top-six finish is very much in the players’ sights heading into the busy festive period.

Ipswich Town have been dealt a major blow with the news that midfielder Emyr Huws has been ruled out for the rest of the season following knee surgery.

‘The Interceptor’ – it’s a nickname Cole Skuse will happily take.

Ipswich Town midfielder Cole Skuse is the latest person to pay a glowing tribute to much-loved club stalwart Dick Parker.

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