Brantham well-placed for promotion

FOURTH-PLACED Brantham Athletic are in a good position to make a serious assault on promotion from the First Division of the Ridgeons League.They are at home to Diss Town tomorrow with manager Tony Hall looking ahead to a successful campaign.

Elvin King

FOURTH-PLACED Brantham Athletic are in a good position to make a serious assault on promotion from the First Division of the Ridgeons League.

They are at home to Diss Town tomorrow with manager Tony Hall looking ahead to a successful campaign.

“We began with some dodgy displays but have turned the corner and are now playing some excellent football,” said Hall.


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“There is plenty of room for optimism and we are hoping to add another three points.”

Included in the Brantham squad is 16-year-old Remi Garrett who is interesting Ipswich Town where he recently had a fortnight's trial.

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In the Premier Division, Felixstowe and Walton United may be in 14th place but along with Needham Market they are the only side in the top flight who have not yet lost at home.

This will be put to the test against second-placed Stanway Rovers who have netted 14 times in their last three league games including seven from Sam Newson, who is being inked with a trial with top USA side LA Galaxy.

Newson scored twice and impressed Felixstowe coach Tony Kinsella in the reverse fixture.

Hadleigh will be looking to maintain their eighth place against a Woodbridge Town side that got back on the goal trail with a Tom Trevivian goal giving them maximum points at King's Lynn Reserves after five straight defeats.

Paul Smith's Walsham-le-Willows will fancy their chances at 19th placed Lynn as the Norfolk side have won just twice on home soil this term. Walsham are still smarting from last Saturday's 7-1 home defeat to Stanway.

Leaders Leiston entertain Ely City looking for their ninth straight win having scored 27 times and conceding just five.

Debenham have found the net in every league game this season and Mel Aldis' fifth-placed side will fancy their chances at Wisbech who have not netted for three games.

Danny Laws' Needham have lost just once on their travels and they will start favourites at Wivenhoe, who have just one point to show from their six home games.

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