We are four days into the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and have been completely glued to our screens watching the likes of Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah. We take a look at the talented athlete’s that have came from Suffolk, from javelin to running - here are 15 of the best Suffolk and north Essex athletes of all time.
Seventeen years ago George Burley led the Blues to the Premier League via an enthralling 4-2 Play-Off Final victory against Barnsley at the old Wembley. The Scot insists Ipswich Town’s standards should not slip ahead of a 16th successive season in the Championship.
Few people are able to unite the usually divisive world of football as one. Sir Bobby Robson was one of those men, writes Stuart Jamieson, sports managing editor for Newcastle’s Evening Chronicle, Journal and Sunday Sun.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he doesn’t worry about receiving a “few saucy comments” from fans when he considers how legendary manager Sir Bobby Robson was, at times, vilified, during his time in the dugout.