Leiston's dream goes on - but Bury out

THERE were mixed fortunes for Suffolk's two non-league sides in the first round of the FA Cup.

THERE were mixed fortunes for Suffolk's two non-league sides in the first round of the FA Cup.

Bury Town's dream is over after a 4-2 defeat at Alfreton Town but Leiston remain in the hat after drawing 0-0 at home to Fleetwood Town.

Leiston now face a replay in Lancashire on November 18 in their bid to make the second round of the competition. They are the FA Cup's lowest-ranked side.

Bury led 2-1 at half-time but a second-half comeback by the Derbyside side saw them through to the next round.


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Both Suffolk sides had defied expectations to go so far in the cup and have benefited from thousands of pounds in prize money.

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